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post #1 of 9
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Hey guys,


when im running prime95 the CPU gets like 65c @ 3,4ghz


but when im gaming it stays around 40c x.X

this is very weird


the system starts up perfectly fine @ 4ghz and does its work

but can I OC it to 4ghz for gaming? :$

im not folding or any sort of stuff like that



like to hear your comments
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post #2 of 9
its not weird that it has a much higher temp during Prime, if thats what your talking about. Prime stresses the cpu much more than gaming would. And you can OC to 4 ghz for gaming if you run Prime and its stable at that speed and doesn't have too high of a temp
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post #3 of 9
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what is max temp i should have for my CPU?

my CPU vCore = 1.46
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post #4 of 9
62c. Better cooling is always a good buy
    
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post #5 of 9
I don't see that as weird at all. Prime 95 can stress your CPU out more than gaming.

It all depends on the game and how CPU dependent it may be. Before trying to overclock to 4Ghz you should upgrade your cooler first.

You need to stress test it at that speeds before you start using it as well.
    
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post #6 of 9
Yeah like another person has stated prime will stress your CPU and push it much more than any game. I would really suggest just as aksthem1 has said to get a better CPU cooler then OC to 4GHz because your cooler seems to be pushed to its limits at like 3.5GHz.
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post #7 of 9
omg get better cooling. if your x6 is that hot holy sh**. my 1090t never sees above 35 gaming and barely goes above 40 stressed. granted im on stock speeds but my stock speed is only 200mhz slower then your overclock.
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post #8 of 9
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lol no it gets around 64c after half hour of prime stressing @ 3.6ghz

but i think that is ok???

right?


or else i'll just run it @ stock..

my GPU can handle any game anyway
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by DaisukeJP View Post
lol no it gets around 64c after half hour of prime stressing @ 3.6ghz

but i think that is ok???
No. 62c is the max temp for your CPU. Get a new cooler before you have to get a new processor
    
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