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folding temps are crazy!!!!!!! no more folding until i get better cooling

post #1 of 18
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i installed the gpu2 and smp folding today for the first time.. its been running all day almost done with the first WU and i look at my temps

almost 80C


!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!


no more folding
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post #2 of 18
turn up that gfx fan and put some more airflow in your case

i had a 8800gs oced at 650 and it was around 60 ish.
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post #3 of 18
try using rivia tuner or a simalar program to increase your GPU fan speed, when i am folding my GPU runs at 57 with 100% fan, which i can hardly hear.
post #4 of 18
8800GT can take up to 100c 80c is fine ;-)
post #5 of 18
Is that your GPU or CPU temp? If it's the GPU, you're totally fine. GPUs can handle 100*c+...

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post #6 of 18
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see thats the problem.. it was my CPU... i lowered the clockspeed to 2.7 and im seeing how it works now
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post #7 of 18
yeh you really don't want to take a quad much past 2.7 with intel's stock cooler.

To put it plainly, they aren't exactly great.
post #8 of 18
^ Yep. You OC a Quad on stock you asking for HOT temps.
That's why your suppose to run Prime for a bit after you OC, so you can make sure your temps aren't crazy high.
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post #9 of 18
Oh christ, that's why. Spend $40 and get an aftermarket cooler, you'll be OCing like no tomorrow before you know it

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post #10 of 18
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well the thing is also my temps dont get this hot in prime95.. they stay around the 60C mark
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