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Safe Temperatures?

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I feel kind of embarrassed for asking this, but it is a general rule to keep CPU temps below 55-60C, right?

Does this refer to IHS temps or the core temps, because there is a decent difference between the two.

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Usually below 60 for core temps is O.K. which is usually about 63-64 IHS temp.
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Im not sure... Deffinitly keep it under 70C. And rember the lower the temps the better.


**EDIT: Mine stock is 32C idle.
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The core temps, as measured by TAT with its 100% load function (not Prime95), should be kept under 60°C ideally, under 70°C is fine, as long as you really are measuring with TAT (because TAT works the CPU harder than any other stress test and makes it hotter as a result), but it will likely shorten the life of your CPU.
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