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im a bit worried about my temperatures...
what are safe temps for my proc around?
at 1.5V im getting 57C MAX!
its kind of high but the bios has a feature to shutdown at 70C, so i figure its safe until that temp.
any clue people?
im adding water cooling very soon though
also, what voltage would you say is the MAX for my proc... i mean max suggested.
im thinkin 1.55V once i'm on water
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post #2 of 18
Anything above 50c load should be a concern. 1.65 or around there with a water setup. What is your cooling solution now? That seems high for that voltage and overclock.
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post #3 of 18
57C should won't actually harm your processor it will just shorten its life somewhat. I mean I had a Compaq with this same processor that is in my sig in it and it ran hotter than that at load for months and months. The processor that was in that Compaq is now in this machine and works fine.
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Originally Posted by fade2green514
im a bit worried about my temperatures...
what are safe temps for my proc around?
at 1.5V im getting 57C MAX!
its kind of high but the bios has a feature to shutdown at 70C, so i figure its safe until that temp.
any clue people?
im adding water cooling very soon though
also, what voltage would you say is the MAX for my proc... i mean max suggested.
im thinkin 1.55V once i'm on water
Mine runs 57 load also but thats because im at 2.8Ghz
I would start getting concerned if it reaches 60+
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Anything above 50c load should be a concern.
Correct!
Drop the vcore a notch untill up up the cooling quality.
    
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Now see if you had an intel prescott on an intel MB like me, you could do what i'm going to du tonight. There are freeze warnings and I don't want my grape vines to freeze. So i'm gonna run a duct from my exhaust fans out the window to the vines. That will keep them toasty warm all night long :>

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post #7 of 18
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well, it only gets that hot while stress testing, idle its like 38... while gaming probly 48 depending on the game.
im using an aerocool gt-1000 with the stock fan with an added vantec thermaflow temperature controlled fan.
i know, it isn't the best.
im getting the Tt big water 745 or w/e... as soon as i can pay my friend off for the ram he sold me.
gotta wash some dishes before i can pay him off though! work work work!
lol i love my computer
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post #8 of 18
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yea, i need to dissipate more heat before i can do anything like that. oh, and i also need grape vines + some freeze warnings.
wow. L337! lol
btw i turned my case fans up and its now running at 54-55 C at 1.5V lol
maybe ill just turn those up when im gaming... but i still need to stress test and that takes all night... these fans get too loud for sleeping!!
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post #9 of 18
What do you have for thermal grease? Artic Silver 5 is recommended if you have something else. If you have AS5, the try re-applying as per recommendation and see if your temps improve. You might want to see if you can get that stable overclock with less voltage. A lot of dual cores like low to mid 1.4's.
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post #10 of 18
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i have AS5 and i applied it correctly. i guarantee you that lol... its pure arctic silver between there, and not too much of it either. i didn't contaminate and its already been through much more than 200hrs of break in period.
it idles just fine at stock... around 32C...
but o/ced and overvolted im afraid my heatsink just doesn't cut it! lol
as i said though, upgrading to water asap
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