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hey.. got my e8400 on stock C2Q cooler
load temp is about 70 - 72.
at 1.304v ( 1.365 in bios ) underload

ummm been under prime for a hour and half..

should i try bump it up more? or keep going with this? :]
    
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IMO get a better cooler first. E8400s run very very cool, 72 is warm for a 45nm dual core.
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post #3 of 17
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IMO get a better cooler first. E8400s run very very cool, 72 is warm for a 45nm dual core.
really? whats max temp? lol and yeah trying to get 1.
didnt wanna go over 80 >.<

thought it was alright for a stock cooler xD

so what ya think shut her down till get a new cooler? see if this is stable? :]
    
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Im at 3.7GHz w/ a NH-D14 and my loads never go above 50, never even close... usually around 40-45 under load

Actually, atm, idle temps are 36 and 28.
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post #5 of 17
Even when I bench at 4.5 I don't get to 70C with Mugen II. I wouldn't want to see 65.
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post #6 of 17
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Originally Posted by pepejovi View Post
Im at 3.7GHz w/ a NH-D14 and my loads never go above 50, never even close... usually around 40-45 under load

Actually, atm, idle temps are 36 and 28.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
Even when I bench at 4.5 I don't get to 70C with Mugen II. I wouldn't want to see 65.
ahk :] learn something new every day

* hits power button *

looks like ima go buy a pump from somewhere... waterblock looks pretty :]
    
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by Liighthead View Post
ahk :] learn something new every day

* hits power button *

looks like ima go buy a pump from somewhere... waterblock looks pretty :]
Oh my god, i am so sorry for my insolence, for i have lied to you in the most horrible fashion: It seems like my E8400 max temp is 39 celsius at load. 1 hour of prime and its maxing at 39.
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Oh my god, i am so sorry for my insolence, for i have lied to you in the most horrible fashion: It seems like my E8400 max temp is 39 celsius at load. 1 hour of prime and its maxing at 39.
LOL. You're only at 3.7, your E8400 is bored, as is your water loop.
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post #9 of 17
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LOL. You're only at 3.7, your E8400 is bored, as is your water loop.
hahaha xD btw on average how far 8400's go? O.o 4.2? more? lol
water/air
    
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hahaha xD btw on average how far 8400's go? O.o 4.2? more? lol
water/air
I had my 8500 at 4.2 but couldn't really manage any more because my RAM was holding me back. I was only using Xigmatek air cooler at the time so I didnt really push higher voltages.
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