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Well i got my low vid q6600 but it runs hot 3600@1.31 vcore its like 68c priming my old quad running 3400@1.41 only hit 60c. I don't really wanna lap this cpu yet and i reseated the tuniq like 10 times already and run a high rpm fan in it also. Even at 3400 with 1.22 vcore this cpu hits over 60c priming any ideas are welcome.



Edited by Bal3Wolf - 6/2/08 at 12:18pm
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post #2 of 17
What's your TIM?

If it's AS5 give it a week or two (including your computer being off) and your temps will drop
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How's the airflow in your case? What's your ambient temp inside it? Not that 68 is crazy or anything for a 6600 @ 3.6 on air.
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yeah, I thought that too, but he's in a 900. Great airflow in those. You might (if possible) want to turn your tuniq so it blows up, Hot air rises and that 200mm fan will get rid of it all. My temps dropped when I rotated my heatsink with the 900 to point up.
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post #5 of 17
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as5 but i also tried asc to get about same temps ya i got great airflow i got the fans mounted at top bays of the case so air blows directly to the tunq. Just wierd my old quad ran so much cooler with more vcore.
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post #6 of 17
you don't want to lap your CPU yet, fair enough.

How do you feel about lapping your HSF?
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Ah. Your intake fans should be on the bottom of your case in the front. Cold in the front on the bottom and it goes out the top in the back. Having fans on the top made my temps go up too. I had to move them back down to the bottom in the front. Having fans in the front on the bottom makes the normal airflow in your case. Moving them up to the top removes the normal airflow.
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post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by boydyboyd View Post
you don't want to lap your CPU yet, fair enough.

How do you feel about lapping your HSF?
Been lapped i lapped my hs, pd945, pd945, e6600, zalman 9500, tuniq tower. I dont have the sand paper to lap this q6600 and im not ready to go that route yet.

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Ah. Your intake fans should be on the bottom of your case in the front. Cold in the front on the bottom and it goes out the top in the back. Having fans on the top made my temps go up too. I had to move them back down to the bottom in the front. Having fans in the front on the bottom makes the normal airflow in your case. Moving them up to the top removes the normal airflow.
Well i moved them this way when i had my e6600 and droped my load temps 5c but i might consider trying that later on its alot of work to do that i got my wires all routed and taped under the mobo tray.
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post #9 of 17
Okay. I dunno Bal3Wolf. Maybe it's time to take the plunge

I will be jumping in the deep end soon...
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post #10 of 17
Are they evenly hot across the 4 cores or just on 2 with a 5+C difference between the 2 sets. Low VID processors do invariably run hotter because it appears there is a trade off between voltage and temps. You just may have too put it under water, because I think you are experienced at this and no amount of re seating will change the character of your processor.
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