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When Overclocking what temperature should I pay attention to? The CPU temp or the Core temps? As, My CPU gets to 52C, where as the Cores go up to 65C.

Also, If i read the CPU temps Idle = 34. Load = 52. But if I read the Core Temps, Idle = 28, Load = 65

28 to 65 is a big gap... But 34 to 52 seems normal
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I take it you're using speedfan or everest? In any case, if that is your core temp, it's hot and you need to take some corrective action. Possibly reseat your HSF, but check your bios temp and another software monitoring tool first.
    
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for the CPU temp im using Asus PC Probe. For the core temps im using.. CoreTemp.
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I'm not an Intel guru, but if you feel that CoreTemp is giving you an accurate read (I always used that before this damn brisbane), then, IMO, you should bring your clock down a bit to control your load temp until you get some decent after market cooling for your cpu.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109140

I've heard nothing but good things about this one, but it's out of stock right now. The Zalman 9700 I use has gotten some good reviews as well.
    
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Yeah these temps are when its at 3.2ghz at 1.5v (my chips crap :/ ) but at stock 2.13ghz @ 1.3v the Core Idle is still 28C but it peaks at 40C. The 'CPU' temp idles at 32 and loads at 39C.
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It sounds like you can find a happy medium somewhere between stock and your desired overclock (nice btw). The rule of thumb I've always heard and went by is <55C at load.
    
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It sounds like you can find a happy medium somewhere between stock and your desired overclock (nice btw). The rule of thumb I've always heard and went by is <55C at load.
Yeah, I know. And with my 3.2ghz @ 1.5v overclock, if I follow the CPU temp which is 52C, I'm still in the clear. But if I follow the Core Temps Its way over at 65C... So which one do I use?
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Go by the cores' temps. CPU temp has been the socket temp on the AMD's I've had (3). Maybe try Intel's TAT software or everest for a 2nd opinion?
    
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Yeah, I know. And with my 3.2ghz @ 1.5v overclock, if I follow the CPU temp which is 52C, I'm still in the clear. But if I follow the Core Temps Its way over at 65C... So which one do I use?
DO BACK TO STOCK VOLTAGE NOW!!!!!1111 Do not past 55C ~ 60C load. And heat isn't everything. 1.5v is nearly killer for Intel chips.

1.5v

Are you manually setting your voltages or leaving them on auto? It is not recommended to leave your vcore on auto when overclocking.

On Coretemp, what is your temp for T-junction?

Also, please take your time and download TAT and EVEREST 2007 Beta.

For EVEREST --
Download > Install > Open EVEREST > Click Computer on the left > Select Senors

CPU - Do not look at this temp
CPU #1 / Core #1 - Look at this temp
CPU #2/ Core #2 - Look at this temp
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post #10 of 18
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TaiDinh. 1.5v is fine. It's not "killer" I've seen many people higher. TAT wont work on my mobo. My tjunction in 85C
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