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Now that I have the QX6700...do i really need a WaterCooling Setup?

I have the Tuniq Tower coming tommorow with Thermalright NB/SB Heatsinks and Swiftech Mosfet/Mem Coolers...

Is the Tuniq enough for "mild" OCing (around 3.0-3.2)?
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>_- im jellous...(um spelling) but yeah hey y do u live in NY and tx and fl?!??!
but yeah did ur sound fix up? and i dont think so, unless you want really killer oc's.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
Now that I have the QX6700...do i really need a WaterCooling Setup?

I have the Tuniq Tower coming tommorow with Thermalright NB/SB Heatsinks and Swiftech Mosfet/Mem Coolers...

Is the Tuniq enough for "mild" OCing (around 3.0-3.2)?
It should be enough.
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I get 68C load at 3.2GHZ with a Big Typhoon VX, so you should be fine.

68C is cooler then what the stock cooler gets at 2.66. So it should be safe.
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post #5 of 61
Well it only makes sense seeing that you have 4 gigs of ram and soon to be 2 ultras

I would say the tuniq should be able to handle some mild overclocking as long as it doesn't require extra voltage.
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I get 68C load at 3.2GHZ with a Big Typhoon VX, so you should be fine.

68C is cooler then what the stock cooler gets at 2.66. So it should be safe.
What is the revised max core temp for the quad core chips? 68.8 I think?
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something like that. i dont remember exactly though
    
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post #8 of 61
Couldn't you have just gotten an Q6600 for almost half the money and just overclocked it?
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post #9 of 61
Quote:
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What is the revised max core temp for the quad core chips? 68.8 I think?
Stock runs it at 72C, so I figure anything under 70C is fine.

I believe intel rated it as a max temp of 65.5, but I don't see how that is possible since stock runs it much hotter than that.
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post #10 of 61
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Damn, should I be worried about Coretemp reading my Tjunction @ 100c?

Idle is high: 55c, 57c, 56c, 55c for 4 cores Ambient is 24c.

I got the POS OCZ Vindicator on it right now. And I did the LINE ACROSS METHOD for applying AS5?

I am worried about the idle temps being so high, Is that normal?
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