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post #1 of 19
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Hey.

Im overclocking my E8200 from the 2.66ghz stock to 3.75ghz, on the stock heatsink. To achieve this i pushed the voltage up to 1.23v.

I am getting temp's of about 72c on each core in Real Temp while running OCCT. I usually idle a around 50c.

I'm wondering, is this safe? The system is totally stable, ive been gaming like this for the last week. I get random beeps from the mobo sometimes, which is usually accompanied by a freeze in whatever game im playing. I am pretty sure this is related to my graphics card overclocking tho as it varies by game and never happens with OCCT.

Will running my CPU temps this high lower the lifetime of any of my components or cause any other problems?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 19
AAAAAAAAaaaaaAAA!!!!!!!!111!!!!one!!!!11!!!

those are crazy temps. seriously those are NOT safe temperatures.
    
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post #3 of 19
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I didnt think so. Would it be the fact that im overclocking so high? The Vcore is still really low imo.

And what is the effect of such high temps on the CPU?
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post #4 of 19
try reseating the cpu cooler?

or try buying a 3rd party/atermarket cooler?
Edited by tht-kid - 7/9/08 at 1:55pm
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Thermal spec. is 72.4c though I guess that is a little to hot!

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post #6 of 19
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Bah? Can nobody tell me the problems with having it run so high?
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post #7 of 19
I would try a new hsf and try it from there

Maybe you got a defective cooler?? try to reseat it and try some AS5
    
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post #8 of 19
i think you are hitting the max on temps and are most likly getting thermally throttled by hte chip.

i maxxed out about 3.8ghz in my p5nesli but it wasnt 100% stable much above 440 fsb.

get a better cooler, vendetta 2 would get my vote as its not that expensive and its cools well.

your right, the vcore is low but the temps are freaking high!!

use hardware monitor for the other temps

http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php
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post #9 of 19
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Well. I set everything to default and its running at about 58c with OCCT on.

I think i am going to need to reseat the heatsink, and possibly buy some "proper" thermalpaste.
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post #10 of 19
sounds like a plan

just for ref, mine runs 24/7 on 1.365v @3.88ghz and realtemp says my cores max out @ 46c whilst im folding.
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