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post #1 of 15
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Just finishing setting up my new cpu, motherboard and ram.

Regarding the cpu temps though with core temp at idle I get 47/50 Celcius on the cores at stock?

I'm using a lapped TRUE which on my old Q6600 GO gave me idle temps in the low 30's while overclocked to 3.2 ghz.

Realtemp shows me 38/41C which is a bit better but even so its still really high for a 45nm chip that should be running much cooler.

I am going to re-seat the TRUE but I have to wonder what the deal is?

The chip VID btw is 1.0625
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post #2 of 15
It's common for the 45nm CPUs to have jacked up temp sensors. On water, mine idles really high as well, but the load is believable. I think it's just a bug, nothin to worry about.
post #3 of 15
Right ^^^
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post #4 of 15
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I saw that too. I ran orthos and the temps actually dropped!
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post #5 of 15
I have mine OC'd but it says it idles at 43 and when I ran Prime95 it went down to 20 than up to 64 and even jumped to 105 once.
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post #6 of 15
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Its strange to say the least.

I just upped it to 3.6 at auto voltage and primed for half an hour without issues. Temps on realtemp were high 50's (sometimes).
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post #7 of 15
I usually watch core temps like a hawk when oc'ing, but with the E8400, I don't even pay attention to temps because I know they're not accurate, at least for my chip.
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post #8 of 15
I ran 4.05GHz with Prime95 at 1.28 for 9.5 hours with no issues, I had some issues with watching YouTube/WMV videos in full screen but I found out that was due to my RAM timings.
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post #9 of 15
lol funny .. how can they mess up something so simple.. will there be a fix for this ever?
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post #10 of 15
I hope so mine is off as well just installed it today. I'm going to lap my D-Tek and see if that helps any. I haven't gotten any really weird numbers just seems high.
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