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unless you go under ambient temperatures, don't worry about temps

max 24/7 OC volts is ~1.5-1.55Vcore
Ok, so unless its below ambient no condensation should occur? I'm saving for a TEC cooler.

On another note. I have a ?!?!?! question to ask.
System as in rig.
At q6600 3.2Ghz 1.3635, stock infinity;
Motherboard temps reach 42C as told by Everest. Is this considered to be high or low? I have the EVGA reference 780i. I need to know because I've gotten a Noctua fan with Noctua thermal paste (no, I'm not a cult follower, just a cheap bundle) and want to push my q6600 harder

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That 42 seems to good to be true, but I use everest and its pretty accurate, what are you using for load.
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42*C is good. I get 42 at stock FSB clocks so you are fine

I say the board is safe to handle up to 50-55*C

I have my tornado fan plugged into the auto-MCP control and it keeps the MCP 46*C and does not change under load

Mind you the MCP is the Southbridge, but temps are heavily affected by the NB for an odd reason

To clarify:

45-50 is optimal. My fan starts to get really loud when I have the FSB uber high or when it gets hot in my room... it like to keep MCP at 45*C so keep this in mind also when I ran 1,45 volts, the fan was extremely loud (but not max) still at 48*C.... just to give you an idea for goal temps
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Just a quick question, with my sig rig, should I update to P5p from P4 though I havn't had any video issues? Will I benefit in any way from the patch? Thanks.

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Just a quick question, with my sig rig, should I update to P5p from P4 though I havn't had any video issues? Will I benefit in any way from the patch? Thanks.

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Do not upgrade to P5p, people are having issues with it

there is no reason to get it either, no microcode updates
    
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w0rd, Just wanted to hear what I have been thinking from someone else.
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Great, now I wondering what Bios my new mobo will come with, watch it be P05, not even P05b.
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Even though I have the stock bios, I shouldn't upgrade the bios because I have NOT gotten any problems?

Scroll to the bottom of first post:
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...ml#post4055029
Is it normal to see that on the bottom of your heatsink (I didn't want to post the picture again, a waste of server space!)? I would prefer it if you replied in that thread because I am still finalizing that thread (grammar checking etc...) so I would read the reply from that a lot earlier.

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Great, now I wondering what Bios my new mobo will come with, watch it be P05, not even P05b.
My new board came with P03
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Even though I have the stock bios, I shouldn't upgrade the bios because I have NOT gotten any problems?

Scroll to the bottom of first post:
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...ml#post4055029
Is it normal to see that on the bottom of your heatsink (I didn't want to post the picture again, a waste of server space!)? I would prefer it if you replied in that thread because I am still finalizing that thread (grammar checking etc...) so I would read the reply from that a lot earlier.

Thanks!

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I would upgrade to P04 since that was the last BIOS that improved CPU Microcoding which helps something.... I dont know what, but Ive never had an issue on it

and your heatsink.... umm, probably juust some ink, sand it of
    
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I cant get my Q6600 stabe over 3.2
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