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Not overclocked, are you? Anyway, that's a fine load temp. Your cpu will be efficient at that temp.
small overclock. 3.06GHz stock. OCd to 3.3GHz.

And I don't see how that's a good temp seeing how you guys have your i7s at 4GHz at the same temp.
Edited by LemonMeringueTy - 5/14/11 at 11:29pm
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small overclock. 3.06GHz stock. OCd to 3.3GHz.

And I don't see how that's a good temp seeing how you guys have your i7s at 4GHz at the same temp.
What are your ambient temperatures?

My gaming load with a few hours of Crysis 2 won't exceed 52*C average across all four cores but it will easily near 70*C with unrealistic load like OCCT or Prime95.

I for one only use benchmarks as a test of stability. And not as testers for max temps since I don't fold and won't find my system with that unrealistic kind of load for any extended period of time.

Just like idle temps are irrelevant (mine are 31*C average) load temps using STRESS testing programs are also not as important as what your CPU will be seeing when completing day to day tasks.
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What are your ambient temperatures?

My gaming load with a few hours of Crysis 2 won't exceed 52*C average across all four cores but it will easily near 70*C with unrealistic load like OCCT or Prime95.

I for one only use benchmarks as a test of stability. And not as testers for max temps since I don't fold and won't find my system with that unrealistic kind of load for any extended period of time.

Just like idle temps are irrelevant (mine are 31*C average) load temps using STRESS testing programs are also not as important as what your CPU will be seeing when completing day to day tasks.
Ambient is around 20-22C. God damn I wish I had 31C idle :\\
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Ambient is around 20-22C. God damn I wish I had 31C idle :\\
Get a Gentle Typhoon AP-15 for the push fan on your NH-D14 and replace the stock 120mm Noctua then.

My ambient is also 20C but I have an intake Gentle Typhoon AP-14 pulling air in on the roof of my case right before the push fan on the D14. Maybe that helps a bit? Also have a sneaky 140mm CoolerMaster fan sitting in my 5.25" bays blowing air right at the NH-D14.

Like so.

Don't know if that's possible with the Phantom though. :/
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Just did another reseat, now at 54C at full load with 32C idle. This time I used some Shin Etsu paste I had. Happy as can be!
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Is it possible to remove the fan clips on the stock fan from the D14, I wanna try my Zalman ZM-F3 fans if they cool better than the stock D14 fans.
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Is it possible to remove the fan clips on the stock fan from the D14, I wanna try my Zalman ZM-F3 fans if they cool better than the stock D14 fans.
Megahalem Fan Clips

-Lemon. MD represent.
Edited by jagz - 5/16/11 at 10:19am
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Is it possible to remove the fan clips on the stock fan from the D14, I wanna try my Zalman ZM-F3 fans if they cool better than the stock D14 fans.
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Megahalem Fan Clips

-Lemon. MD represent.
If you don't want to mod your fans, do what jagz says. Noctua will fit if you do some modding. If you want to do that, follow link 4 in my sig. It will lead you to another link that leads toi a how-to thread.
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not sure if i need to clean mine or if its because of the ambient, but mines getting up to 75C on 3.2ghz@ 1.28V. it should be at 55C....... i'm thinking both. gonna clean it.
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