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My Q6600 runs hot with aftermarket cooler..

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It has always ran in the mid 40's with the Arctic Cooling AC-FRZ-7P Freezer 7 Pro. Now that I am overclocking it to 3.2ghz is getting up to 72c on Prime95. 1.38 vcore seems to be the lowest I can put it without getting errors and even when it is set closer to the stock volt it still gets hot..My case kinda sucks only one exhaust fan and my cables are not tied up the best. Even so I do not think I should get these temps with an aftermarket cooler. I have a Gigabyte EP45-UD3P.
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My old crappy case is about 4 years old and does not allow cables to be tied up on the other side of the board like some of the newer or nicer cases do.
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Well the q6600 is a really hot chip my firends runs just as hot but he has a crappy zalman. If I were you I would try to reseat the heatsink and paste and see if that is any better.
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post #4 of 37
Is your cooler designed for OCing? it doesn't seem that massive. Plus, your Vcore might be high
post #5 of 37
You could try a fresh coat of TIM for it.



What is your case too? What model.
post #6 of 37
His Vcore is okay its the cooler. You just need something really good the chip gets really hot.
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post #7 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skizzorz13 View Post
Well the q6600 is a really hot chip my firends runs just as hot but he has a crappy zalman. If I were you I would try to reseat the heatsink and paste and see if that is any better.
This.

Also, make sure the attachment mechanism is still working properly. Personally I hate push-pin coolers...
post #8 of 37
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I forgot to say its an old Kentsfield I think 95watt also. The case.. Well its a coolermax pretty basic case and only cost about 30-40 bucks.

I also tried pushing down on the heat sink to see if that would slow down the temp gain during prime 95. It did not.. By the way all the cores besides zero stay below 70c
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If I do run at idle in the 50's and 70-71c during Bad company 2 is it really going to fry the CPU that fast? I have had the cpu for 2 years wouldn't care if it fried as long as it makes it another year. Maybe two at the most.
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post #10 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tiako44 View Post
If I do run at idle in the 50's and 70-71c during Bad company 2 is it really going to fry the CPU that fast? I have had the cpu for 2 years wouldn't care if it fried as long as it makes it another year. Maybe two at the most.

Thats pretty damn hot man.



I wouldn't want even a PIII running that warm. either lower the vcore or reseat the CPU cooler.
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