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alright switced the stock fan to suck the heat off the cpu in the back with a antec and put the stock on the side.
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hmm seems a bit cooler now 50 51 47 47
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You still need to consider upgrading from a stock CPU Cooler.
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post #14 of 37
You could always just have a really trash stepping. Id say mid to low 40's is what you should be getting as a max/average on med usage and low 60's with load.
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100% CPu usage is pumping me at 70 69 66 66 Idleing around 58 58 54 54
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post #16 of 37
Ouch.

You need to try and improve your case cooling by going to higher CFM fans,

As others suggest an aftermarket cooler might be a good thing.

I find the stock E6300 cooler I have works very well indeed even with the stock preapplied TIM.

However the non stock cooler I use does outperform the intel one...
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cfm? And im thinking about getting that tuniq tower.
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post #18 of 37
Am I missing something? Are you running stock settings and a stock cooler and getting those temps?

What does your system say your vcore is?

That is high for sure, but I do know that the stock cooler realy sucks if you run a sustained load on the cpu, even without overclocking. I assume regular use would not be as high.

As most have mentioned above. Spend a few extra bucks and get a good aftermarket cpu cooler so you can let the rig loose.

I run a Tuniq Tower or a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme and they both have performed well for air cooling a quad. Either one will run you about ~$65 and are well worth it. You will want to add a high cfm(cubic feet per minute) fan to the Thermalright, and the Tuniq comes with a fan already installed.
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post #19 of 37
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Am I missing something? Are you running stock settings and a stock cooler and getting those temps?

What does your system say your vcore is?

That is high for sure, but I do know that the stock cooler realy sucks if you run a sustained load on the cpu, even without overclocking. I assume regular use would not be as high.

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stock settings and were do i find the vcore?
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Run CPU-Z and check in the upper right hand corner. should say Vcore and like 1.325v or 1.3v or something.
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