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I’m currently running a Q6700 my temperatures are 40,45,42,46 idle Celsius. On Full Load its 45,50,50,43 they never go past 50 Celsius and no I don’t have stock cooling. I'm also using silver arctic paste. Are these temperatures normal for a q6700 if not please give me all the advice you have :[

Heatsink I have-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150082
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Are those temps stock?
My Q6700 loads at around 40 - 42 degrees on all cores at stock with my unlapped Tuniq tower.

Maybe look at getting a TRUE (Thermalright Ultra Extreme) or a Tuniq Tower 120?
Both great heat sinks.

Also make sure the air flow in your case is good, as in you have enough intakes compared to your outtakes.

Good luck with it, the Q6700 is a good chip.
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that seems right my Q6600 on stock cooling idles at 46c and loads at around 68c
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Yeah they are stock temps. I 100% agree with you getting the Tuniq tower would be a great idea. But until I overclock I wont need it. Does anyone know what is the max Temperature should the Q6700 be under?
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Originally Posted by tkserenity View Post
Yeah they are stock temps. I 100% agree with you getting the Tuniq tower would be a great idea. But until I overclock I wont need it. Does anyone know what is the max Temperature should the Q6700 be under?
the max offical temp I think is 72c.
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