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Hey everyone!

It's been awhile since I've posted on here. I'm usually just reading everything I can get my hands on here. The reason for my post is just to get some opinions from you all. Looking at my sig rig, I'm getting 12,041 in 3dmark06. I've ran the benchmark program a few times and get that number +-20 points. Is that a decent score for my rig? Is there any way to squeeze any more juice out of it before I go buy aftermarket cooling for my GPU and CPU? It's around 25C ambient in my house, my GPU idles around 50-52C with loads between 59-65C. My CPU idles around 40C with loads around 55-60C for normal situations i.e. gaming. Any and all suggestions appreciated. Thanks for your time!

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I think the thermal specs for the E6700 is around 61~63C, so you've just about reached your limit for your CPU. What's the temps on your 8800GT?
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