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Hi guys,

bought an i7-870 few weeks ago and got around to putting my first PC together today, before I go any further with this system I'd like to ask what a typical idle temp for this CPU should be @ stock (with aftermarket cooler)? Familiarizing myself with BIOS I checked HW Monitor, my idle is 36.5C with a Megahalems and a low speed fan, am I where I should be? I thought I read some people sitting low 30C or even lower at idle and stock speed, I just want to make sure everything is ok because I want a mild OC eventually (I need the noise to be reasonable so no 4ghz or anything like that )
With my Noctua cooler, I idle at 36c with my 4.0GHz overclock, seems pretty "normal" to me
     
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Ok, I won't worry about it. Your idle at 4ghz though is same as mine is at stock? I'll see what happens with mine when I try to bump the speed up a bit.

Thanks for your reply
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Have question and thought I'd ask here. i7 870 on air high stable overclocks, what are you seeing ? Average stable overclocks for 870 ?
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Have question and thought I'd ask here. i7 870 on air high stable overclocks, what are you seeing ? Average stable overclocks for 870 ?
If you can link me to whatever you're talking about, it would help a lot
     
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LOL guess I wasn't very clear.

i7 870 ( http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=41315 , http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-213-_-Product )

Just wondering about the overclocks people are getting on this CPU with air cooling. I guess bottom line, Are people regularly getting 4.2GHz + stable out of this CPU ?
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LOL guess I wasn't very clear.

i7 870 ( http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=41315 , http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-213-_-Product )

Just wondering about the overclocks people are getting on this CPU with air cooling. I guess bottom line, Are people regularly getting 4.2GHz + stable out of this CPU ?
Reaching 4.2GHz and around there shouldn't be a problem. Most people I believe are able to reach this at 4.2GHz with air cooling

Another thing you should know is that the Lynnfield i7s didn't get any new stepping so they should overclock about the same.
     
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