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Is this temp too high for a Prescott?

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just got a new mobo that allows oc but its running at 50c to 55c will my cpu fry? or this a ok temp
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That temp should be ok but to give you an idea I have my 650 (3.4GHz) overclocked to 4.09GHz and my load temps stay below 48*C. You may want to splash out £10/£15 on a performance CPU cooler or at least get some Arctic Silver 5.
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just got a new mobo that allows oc but its running at 50c to 55c will my cpu fry? or this a ok temp
If those are load temps, OK, but you don't want to let it go much higher, Think about getting some betterr cooling.
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The maximum recommended temp for your Prescott is 65C.
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