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post #11 of 57
press enter on the cpu vcore option and adjust it, if it looks like 1.357 or something like that just set it for what you want...and if its percentages like 5%, but dont take it past 10%
    
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In a cleanly running system you can look at your mainboard temps and if your CPU temp is ~10C higher (lower is better and especially so when advanced cooling is installed on the CPU) then you can look (generally) at it being fine.

What are your load temps? I do not want to give any advice regarding overclocking/overvolting your CPU when it idles at 45C as this makes me wonder what at what temp your CPU Load degree resides.

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post #13 of 57
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What should I do to get it at load? Like play a game for a bit or run some kind of stress test? If a stress test which program should I use?

I ran Prime95 and at 50% CPU usage I was idle at 44-47C.

Also it says my temps are as follows:

Mainboard: 35C
CPU1: 37C
CPU2: 15C

These are when I'm just sitting here, no prgrams running.

Once I figure out what to use to get my CPU's load temps I'll post them.
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post #14 of 57
Create two folders on your desktop. Something like Prime1 and Prime2. Copy the contents of your prim95 folder into each of these folders and then start each one. Set each on for a cpu and one for large fft's with one small fft's.

Let it run for an hour. These are your full load temps.

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I ran it for like 2 minutes and my temps got up past 55C, I'm not that smart but I'm sure that's not good? I thought my temps would be lower with the Big Typhoon.
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post #16 of 57
55 should be alright... you dont want anything past 60
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post #17 of 57
well if you got up there to 60c it will not do damage to your processor, but i would try to take my temps down a bit, i wouldnt let mines hit 65c on full load and it never has ....whats your vcore by the way? it shouldnt be running that hot with a big typhoon
    
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The hard drives are a bit warm. Do you have case air circulation? I seee the Big Typhoon but any fans down where the HDD's are?

The 5xx Series are a warm chip although your temps are rather high on the board level which is why I wonder at your case airflow.

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ya, ive got a fan pulling air over the HDDs, but all i have is that one, and the big typhoon, the original other case fan pulling air out of the case didn't fit when teh big typhoon was put in. i have the case open though.
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well if you got up there to 60c it will not do damage to your processor, but i would try to take my temps down a bit, i wouldnt let mines hit 65c on full load and it never has ....whats your vcore by the way? it shouldnt be running that hot with a big typhoon
Well my VCore is Auto set to 1.35, I've had no problems with that. I'm at 3.2GHz and I took my BT off, cleaned the BT and my CPU with 91% isopropyl alcohol, put new AS5 and I tightened the BT down as hard as I could.

Last time I didn't get it on there very well and it could slide around ont he CPU if you pushed a little bit on it. Now it stays put and I think I put the right amount of AS5 on it. I've had problems in the past getting the AS5 on right, like I'd put a dab on and let the heatsink spread it but it would always end up uneven. This time I spread it along the entire CPU heat plate, put the BT on tight and now it seems it dropped my temps a little bit. It also might be that my room is cooler than it was the other day so I'll see.

My idle temps have dropped from 40C to about 35C at the moment. I've also been told I need to allow the AS5 200 hours for it to work it's best, this correct? Will waiting 200 hours drop my temps any?

Also, in ASUS Probe II it shows one CPU temp, is that for both my cores since I have a Dual Core CPU? In Speedfan Temp3 rises from 36C to about 55C the second I run two instances of Prime95, then if I minimize Speedfan and restore it Temp3 locks at 125C and that can't be my CPU is it? Could it be an error on Speedfan's part?
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post #20 of 57
yeup because it needs 200hours to properly cure
but be careful about overtightening the screws on your big typhoon
really because it could be stressing your motherboard
but it seems like your getting good temps right now so i would definitely push your cpu farther, if you need any help, ask
    
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