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post #11 of 19
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i overclocked to 2.3 Ghz and i am running orthos now. it has been running about 10 mins now and is staying aroun 53-54 C. are these temps too high, or are they safe?
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post #12 of 19
The mid 50c range is pushing it under full load, 50c max is recommended.
I hope you didn't use an excessive amount of thermal paste! To much is counter productive!
Also, lots of case air flow is always good, so you may want to consider some mods or fan volume improvments.
    
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post #13 of 19
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i only used the thermal paste that came on my arctic freezer pro, i assume it wasn't too much....it hovered around 48-53 or so even when doing other things and running orthos. and all of my case fans on medium speed. the mb says that my system temp is always 22, can that be right?
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post #14 of 19
The BIOS temp for the CPU is a good referance, if its accurate it should reflect 80% of the full load.
Another thing to consider...
1. Was the surface of the HS rough?
2. Was the surface flat?
3. You didn't check 1 or 2
If you said yest to any of the three, you should not only check that but if you find 1 or 2 is a Yes, lap it for much better temps
    
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post #15 of 19
I see you case is on stock cooling... buy some fans, thermaltake thunderblades are my fav. they'r good
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post #16 of 19
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are they better than the stock antec fans?
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post #17 of 19
I don't really know the Antec, all I know is that the TT ThunderBlades do 21 dBA, and 78 CFM, the 12mm version

compare them to the Antec
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post #18 of 19
The Antec 120 TriCool which are provided in the Nine Hundred flow 39/56/79CFM.
    
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post #19 of 19
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currently i'm at 2.9 with 1.5v. should i tweak and go for 3.0 or just be happy with 2.9?
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