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Holy crap thats hot. I wouldnt let it go above 65C. Personally i want to keep mine below 60C.
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ya.....I only trust Speedfan.....even TAT I think doesnt read right..... idle temps look great...however the Load ones don't....
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ya.....I only trust Speedfan.....even TAT I think doesnt read right.....temps look great.......
Yeah, I like Coretemp and Speedfan. TAT gave me problems before.
I restarted the app and it's fine now but Still whoa scary.

Another thing, I just tried to validate Cpu-z again and it gave me some french error I think.
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ya.....I only trust Speedfan.....even TAT I think doesnt read right..... idle temps look great...however the Load ones don't....
Everyone (and i would have to agree) says CoreTemp is the best way to go. Speedfan doesnt seem very accurate, its quite a bit lower for me. Everest and CoreTemp are about the same for me.
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Everyone (and i would have to agree) says CoreTemp is the best way to go. Speedfan doesnt seem very accurate, its quite a bit lower for me. Everest and CoreTemp are about the same for me.
meh speedfan and coretemp read the same for me....
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Here is some shots of SuperPi.

I have Never used this program before so I don't know how to read it. So if someone can enlighten me, that would be appreciated

I set timings to 4-4-4-12 and ran SuperPi, on the last test right when it started my pc restarted. Random crash due to tight timings?

So.. I loosened them up to 4-5-5-12 and Pi finished.

I really have Alot of reading to do on OCing ram and their timings.

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Do the 1M Pi Calculation. I got 15.759s.

I would keep the RAM timings stock or looser until you get the CPU speed you want, then tighten the timings. I havent touched any ram settings except the sync mode.

My 3.4ghz was 2 hours stable btw. Ill shoot for more tomorrow, or let it run overnight since i dont think anything is going on anymore tonight so im gunna get some sleep for a change.
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My 3.4ghz was 2 hours stable btw. Ill shoot for more tomorrow, or let it run overnight since i dont think anything is going on anymore tonight so im gunna get some sleep for a change.
I had to back it down to 3.4 myself....too hot here....dang near 85F in my house....which is to hot for the C2D to run @ 3.6.
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I had to back it down to 3.4 myself....too hot here....dang near 85F in my house....which is to hot for the C2D to run @ 3.6.
Yea i got the ceiling fan on medium (looks like its going to fly off and kill me on high) and this clock i have says its almost 80F in here. I am burning up personally. Its cooler outside than in here.
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Do the 1M Pi Calculation. I got 15.759s.

I would keep the RAM timings stock or looser until you get the CPU speed you want, then tighten the timings. I havent touched any ram settings except the sync mode.

My 3.4ghz was 2 hours stable btw. Ill shoot for more tomorrow, or let it run overnight since i dont think anything is going on anymore tonight so im gunna get some sleep for a change.
My computer rebooted with 4-4-4-12 timings. I put them on 5-5-5-15 seeing how I don't know much about them

SuperPi 1M time was 16.407.. Good? or Bad?

I was going to ask how your OC is going. So far looks better then mine Post 3dmark06 score!!
I still have Lots to do. I basically just learnt how to OC in/from this thread
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I had to back it down to 3.4 myself....too hot here....dang near 85F in my house....which is to hot for the C2D to run @ 3.6.
Yeah, the weather is getting warmer.
But I want to go Higher on the OC!!! Wish I had 3.6 to back down from

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Yea i got the ceiling fan on medium (looks like its going to fly off and kill me on high) and this clock i have says its almost 80F in here. I am burning up personally. Its cooler outside than in here.
Lol yah I get that a lot here with all the Electricity hungry electronics in the room
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