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Running at 3.0ghz, vcore at 1.375. Tat and Coretemp don't work in mista64 so I'm stuck using speedfan. Under only 2 1/2 minutes of load in Orthos, cpu temp reads ok but core temps seem ugly. Anyone have any input???

Thanks,
John
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post #2 of 32
mate, you might wanna post the temps you are getting in order for people to reply more directly to your question.

Also, try to get a hold of: Everest Ultimate (Great program for temps, overclock, voltage, etc.)

**EDIT**: haha now i see you posted a pic. Wasnt there before I wrote this
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sorry hit submit before I realized I didn't attach, by the time I edited...
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post #4 of 32
Those core temps are a little toasty, but I wouldnt worry too much if they dont go much higher.
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that's the problem, that's after only 2 1/2 min running Orthos. Pretty strange since I thought there was plenty of air in my case.
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post #6 of 32
you generally want to keep core temps below 55 or 60 degrees when loading up with orthos so you're okay where you are but i would ggo much further without better cooling
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How accurate is speedfan on core readings, I can't use tat or coretemp in Vista64?
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post #8 of 32
Pretty close to core temp with my testing, you should look into lapping that arctic freezer, I did to mine and dropped quite a bit off my load temps. I also replaced the stock fan with a 56cfm fan, which helped greatly.
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post #9 of 32
honestly d00d, the key thing is what your temps will be like after 1-2hours of full load???

Keep running orthos and anything else that comes to mind...let us know what it hits in an hour!

If you are getting close to 70C after 1hour, I would consider:

1 - reseating your heatsink and possibly reapplying AS5 or MX-1 (my personal favorite).
2 - getting yourself a Zalman 9700

If your temps are still that high, maybe you just got one of those "crap" chips.
post #10 of 32
It's not. Add about 5-10C onto that. Also, the 180 isn't known for cooling.. How's your cable management? Whats the e6700 at stock again? 2.8?
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