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EDIT: Not out of the ordinary temps, just me getting excited because its winter and my CPU is a little cooler

Hey guys, I have a stock clocked i7 950 with a Scythe Mugen 2 Rev. B cooler with the 1 fan attached to it that came with it. When I turned it on a few minutes ago, Core temp reported the lowest temperature I've ever seen. I had one core running at only 24 degrees celsius (idle). In case you think i'm lying, I have a CPU-Z Validation and a screenshot to prove it. My sensors are find and Core Temp is accurate, as I've noticed the BIOS and Core Temp report the same temperatures. The lowest I've seen before is 25 degrees (idle), and always thought if it would hit 24. Well it did, for a brief amount of time, and I got screenshots to prove it! I believe this is cooler than H70 and H50 idle temperatures, at least for the i7 950. Someone confirm?

My load temperatures on P95 after 10-15 mins are only high 50s/low 60s.

I just wanted to post this to show how good the Scythe Mugen 2 Rev. B cooler is. And it's only $40.

Screenshot: <-- Click for higher detail

"" I apologize that the Core Temp window wasn't open, I took it as soon as I could in case the temperature changed. ""

CPU-Z Validation: http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1548247

PS: Like my low GPU temps too?
Edited by axizor - 12/21/10 at 9:45am
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post #2 of 19
Winter does that. Yup.
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All the more reason to overclock it
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I've seen the same when room temps get down to 16c-18c
    
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post #5 of 19
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Winter does that. Yup.
Yeah, I guess your right. My room temps are only about 16.6 celsius. I'm just excited
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post #6 of 19
nice Now try pushing it a little bit.
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Originally Posted by kalvin37 View Post
nice Now try pushing it a little bit.
Hehe. I thought about it, but the 950 is so fast and powerful for me. Overclocking it wouldn't have any noticeable difference in games, or most likely, in anything else. I don't really do much CPU benchmarks anyways, just GPU
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post #8 of 19
given that you're not overclocked, not too impressive
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Originally Posted by axizor View Post
Hehe. I thought about it, but the 950 is so fast and powerful for me. Overclocking it wouldn't have any noticeable difference in games, or most likely, in anything else. I don't really do much CPU benchmarks anyways, just GPU
Sometimes, I OC just to make myself happier. It's just me.
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Has anyone else noticed that his validation is only for 1.6Ghz?
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