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hey guys,
just want to be sure this is ok.

i've been running prime95, 4 of them, for about 6-7 hours now.
my temps max at 62c 62c 55c 55c.

i know the guideline is stay under 60c, so this is good?


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I think you are fine to stay under 70c for runnijng benches and stress testing ,

I think the 60c is for 24/7 running
looks like you could crank it upto 3.3ghz if you wanted
    
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I think you are fine to stay under 70c for runnijng benches and stress testing ,

I think the 60c is for 24/7 running
looks like you could crank it upto 3.3ghz if you wanted
probably could,
maybe i'll wait for my AS5 and give it a burn in.
i'm using the stock paste that came with my DuOrb.......

glad to know these are good
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also,
HWMonitor picks up Vcore at min: 1.22 max: 1.26
and i set it to 1.318 (i think) in the bios.

does that seem weird? or does it always show up different while in windows
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apparently coretemp will give you a good reading occt will tell you as well ,

voltage will always drop with load just some boards are better than others

you may have something called 'load line calibration ' in your bios , this compensates for this effect
    
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Try using Coretemp for temp reading and cpu-z for voltage..

Or you cant try OCCT and it reads actual voltage and temps while stressing... kinda an AIO program

**killbot beat me to that one**

Peak temps around 65c on a small FFT stress is ok with me... 71c is actually intels max. I never see it above 50 in normal use, including vid edit software which is about as intense as any program i will ever use.

At 1.31v and 3.0 your kinda high IMO tho... But im unfamiliar with ur cpu cooler
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Try using Coretemp for temp reading and cpu-z for voltage..

Or you cant try OCCT and it reads actual voltage and temps while stressing... kinda an AIO program

**killbot beat me to that one**

Peak temps around 65c on a small FFT stress is ok with me... 71c is actually intels max. I never see it above 50 in normal use, including vid edit software which is about as intense as any program i will ever use.

At 1.31v and 3.0 your kinda high IMO tho... But im unfamiliar with ur cpu cooler
DuOrb is pretty new on the cpu side.
it does pretty well, i got it because it cools the ram as well.
it does not do as well as a TRUE or tuniq, but i like it
it also has blue LED by the exhaust fan, and the fan over the RAM has a red LED (red - ram, get it? lol)

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also cpu-z reads: 1.216v

doesn't seem normal to drop a whole .1v even while reading in windows.
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OCCT 2.0.0a Will give a read of idle temp and load temps as well as idle and load volts, when completed the 1hr or 2hr cpu test stable it will give the actual charts to show the ammount of voltage drop it ran the test at as well as the temp.

Id say .1 is way too much from bios to windows.. look for 'load line calibration ' as killbot suggested.. .05 would be more common

On my evga 750 i set vcore to 1.456 in bios and it idles at 1.4325...

Also be sure speedstep, EIST and C1E is disabled in bios
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