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i7 950 @ 3.9ghz, vcore and clock ok?

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Average temp - 45 celcius.

I ran smallffts in prime95, only for a few minutes

Coz I havent yet bought the corsair H50
(next week)

And i got 95celcius.

(Im experiencing with clocks atm, currently @ 1.27vcore, 3.9ghz)

Apart from the heat, which will change when i get the corsair on.

Is that a ok clock ??

Update.

When i run the windows experience index, that checks CPU performance (and makes the load 100%, my max temp was 82 celcius.

When i run 3dmarkvantage, and it hits 100% load, max temp I get is 87celcius.


Are they ok temps without a liquid cooler?

Or should I drop my clock down until i have the corsair h50 on there??
Edited by MysticHawk - 2/1/11 at 10:38pm
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post #2 of 7
95C is way too hot, even for a few minutes, I think tjmax is 98C for your chip.
Are you using the the stock cooler? If you are don't push your chip too hard until you get your H50.

But your oc looks good as far as voltage and speed.
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Originally Posted by techheadtrevor View Post
95C is way too hot, even for a few minutes, I think tjmax is 98C for your chip.
Yeah max is 100, I have realtemp going in the background.

Well I raised it to that clock earlier today, seems to be stable.

Just been doing what I normaly do in a day, (so what the CPU is used for 99% of the time)

Playing fallout new vegas!!
If its relevant, I have all settings maxed out and 1920x1080 screen resolution.

(I know thats mainly gfx related)

And hottest temp my CPU saw was 62degrees.

Lowest was 37.


So thats ok for day to day usage at that clock ?
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you are fine....but please go get that h50 asap.
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You will be fine once you have the H50, definitely not feeling comfortable with that temp now.

With the H50, you can try a bit more vCore and push it to 4Ghz
May also consider switching the fans to push and pull with some GT AP-15.
I idle at 33c for the hottest core and maxed at 67 on the hottest core running OCCT.
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Is that with the stock heatsink? I would not go above 3.6 with the stock HS if you will stress the cpu (like benching).
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You might find that it's not yet fully stable as you have only stressed it for a few minutes and will require more vcore. Get your H50 and then stress again with prime to see if it is stable.
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