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What is the maximum temperature I should run my chip at under full load? Before I changed the heatsink my computer would start locking up after folding for a couple hours and my temps reached 65c. I have been reading around here and people don't seem to have problems running their chips that hot. Do I have a bad chip?
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What kind of cpu cooler are you using? What is your overclock?

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52210

intel's spec say do not run over 72.6°C
Edited by BigFrank - 1/22/11 at 6:55pm
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Originally Posted by BigFrank;12106106 
What kind of cpu cooler are you using? What is your overclock?

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52210

intel's spec say do not run over 72.6°C



72.6 tCase, go learn what that is. The TjMax is 98C(Which is the temperature for the CPU itself.)
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before I was using the stock intel cooler and was running about 65c full load. After a few hours of folding the computer would lock up. After changing the cooler to a CM Hyper 212+ my full load temp is around 46c and it no longer locks up.

This is all at stock speed.
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