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Hello im new at the forums, im from belgium where all the nice choclate is made!

I assembled a new system with I5 2500K (megahalems), Asus P8P67 Deluxe, 8GB kingston 1333 ram.

I am having some problems currently I am running on stock clock (all settings are set to auto in default, im not really good with OCing but I want to try and learn things)

idle core temps are 34/35° and load goes up to 53°/54° on the cores, I think its a little bit hot no for this chip? (Used realtemp and also coretemp both had same readings).

I have read that I should mannualy set QPI/DRAM Voltage because that can make temps go weird or something?

I have been looking in the bios (EFI) but can't really find anything called QPI/DRAM voltages, there is only DRAM Voltage is that what I should be setting? Well if anyone could guide me to what settings I should be using for stock clock like that QPI/Dram for example.

I hope someone can help me setup my bios settings.

In meanwhile I will also reseat my heatsink see if that helps

Thanks
Edited by karkee - 1/19/11 at 6:16pm
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Hello im new at the forums, im from belgium where all the nice choclate is made!

I assembled a new system with I5 2500K (megahalems), Asus P8P67 Deluxe, 8GB kingston 1333 ram.

I am having some problems currently I am running on stock clock (all settings are set to auto in default, im not really good with OCing but I want to try and learn things)

idle core temps are 33° and load goes up to 53°/54° on the cores, I think its a little bit hot no for this chip? (Used realtemp and also coretemp both had same readings).

I have read that I should mannualy set QPI/DRAM Voltage because that can make temps go weird or something?

I have been looking in the bios (EFI) but can't really find anything called QPI/DRAM voltages, there is only DRAM Voltage is that what I should be setting? Well if anyone could guide me to what settings I should be using for stock clock like that QPI/Dram for example.

I hope someone can help me setup my bios settings.

In meanwhile I will also reseat my heatsink see if that helps

Thanks
Hi
I don't think you need to pull the cooler
Slow down bud, wait for some more replies
I'm thinking your temps are OK

But as for the bios settings, I don't know your chipset
But someone on here will

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Hello thanks I like the forum cool smileys

Yeah I will wait for some replies, I really don't know if my temps are best now or if I should try to get lower... I reseated the heatsinks many times using all kinds of diffrent amounts of thermal grease & methods.
Edited by karkee - 1/19/11 at 6:10pm
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karkee

Go to User CP and look at the list on the left. Find Add System and enter your system particulars so we can help you.

Also, for overclocking advice look in the Intel CPU's OCNforum.
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Hello thanks I like the forum cool smileys

Yeah I will wait for some replies, I really don't know if my temps are best now or if I should try to get lower... I reseated the heatsinks many times using all kinds of diffrent amounts of thermal grease & methods.
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And as ehume says, add your system
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There I added my system guys Hope someone can help me
Edited by karkee - 1/20/11 at 10:41am
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There I added my system guys Hope someone can help me
Maybe you'll have more luck posting in Intel CPUs like ehume said
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karkee

Go to User CP and look at the list on the left. Find Add System and enter your system particulars so we can help you.

Also, for overclocking advice look in the Intel CPU's OCNforum.
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