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That is way too hot.
My Phenom can hit 95C during Max IBT stress test biggrin.gif And would still work and finish it. No, really, the CPU's can handle far more heat than this. Its just that the power consumption rises as well with the temperature or the CPU is not able to sustain higher clocks. Your CPU can start throttling, but it will not get damaged... You are more likely to trigger the motherboard safe mechanism from overheating the socket instead of the CPU cores. Well it could be problematic if you get your CPU to sit at such high temps 24/7, as it will start degrading.
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I have managed to get a 10 degree drop by reapplying thermal paste so my average is now 37 degrees at idle or minimum load and 54 degrees instead of 64 max temperatures while gaming. I'm not sure if this is still high for an FX 8350.
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I have managed to get a 10 degree drop by reapplying thermal paste so my average is now 37 degrees at idle or minimum load and 54 degrees instead of 64 max temperatures while gaming. I'm not sure if this is still high for an FX 8350.
That's better. You could walk it up a couple times on the multiplier and raise your voltage a bit and still be within spec.
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post #14 of 27
Just keep in mind that higher voltage meas higher temps and lower life expectancy.
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That's better. You could walk it up a couple times on the multiplier and raise your voltage a bit and still be within spec.
Just waiting to custom water cool with 2x 360 rads for my crossfire setup and one 240 for the CPU. I will look at OC's then.
post #16 of 27
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My Phenom can hit 95C during Max IBT stress test biggrin.gif And would still work and finish it. No, really, the CPU's can handle far more heat than this. Its just that the power consumption rises as well with the temperature or the CPU is not able to sustain higher clocks. Your CPU can start throttling, but it will not get damaged... You are more likely to trigger the motherboard safe mechanism from overheating the socket instead of the CPU cores. Well it could be problematic if you get your CPU to sit at such high temps 24/7, as it will start degrading.

You will kill your phenom if you let it go that high. Tj max for phenoms/thubans is 62-70C whereas intel chips in comparison are 100C.

AMD chips aren't supposed to run hot, i've had too many friends ask why their cpu's have low performance when they havent cleaned their cpu fans and let it run at 80C.
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post #17 of 27
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You will kill your phenom if you let it go that high. Tj max for phenoms/thubans is 62-70C whereas intel chips in comparison are 100C.

AMD chips aren't supposed to run hot, i've had too many friends ask why their cpu's have low performance when they havent cleaned their cpu fans and let it run at 80C.
Well, during game load, not IBT, it goes around 65C, 70 if its heavier. This things take quite a pounding. I have managed to kick in few times reboot due to overheating. And if AMD's are not running hot, what will biggrin.gif
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My Phenom hits 54 on IBT.

Looks like you WANT to kill it, if that's the case more power to you.

If not, you'll still kill it just with regret involved.
    
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post #19 of 27
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My Phenom hits 54 on IBT.

Looks like you WANT to kill it, if that's the case more power to you.

If not, you'll still kill it just with regret involved.
That was while i was running on CPU cooler for the LE-1640 biggrin.gif Now got some cheap Zalman, keeps 5C cooler.
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post #20 of 27
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That was while i was running on CPU cooler for the LE-1640 biggrin.gif Now got some cheap Zalman, keeps 5C cooler.
So it's still running 65c?
Meaning it's still too hot.
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