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Is it dangerous to overclock with my current temperature?

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I actually asked my friend to help me overclock using the BIOs . But after I showed him my Core temp's he said that its too dangerous to overclock. So I woudl like to hear people's comments. I also wonder why my temperature's are so high..
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That's pretty high for an idle temp. I'd say your load temps are dangerous even right now.
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Your friend is right, those are some unusualy high idle temps, you have stock cooling I assume?
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Wats stock cooling?
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youre over 50 at idle,and you shouldnt let it get over 60 at full load, so yeah, youre running pretty hot as is
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lol. i thought it was normal so i always multi-task and gaming...
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Originally Posted by Tsuna View Post
Wats stock cooling?
stock cooling is the fan that came with the CPU.
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Wats stock cooling?
Stock cooling = The cooling that came with your CPU, if you want to OC you really need to look into getting an aftermarket cooler such as a Thermalright Ultra Extreme (TRUE) or a Xigmatek if you don't want to spend so much.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003 - I know you're in singapore, just giving you an idea of what you should be looking for.
Edited by GeforceGTS - 12/15/08 at 9:44am
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The person that diy my com gave a an xtra fan Intel fan..
i wonder why he never put it inside.
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The person that diy my com gave a an xtra fan Intel fan..
i wonder why he never put it inside.
please explain? You have another CPU fan sitting around?
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