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Under load while playing Dragon Age, my temps on my CPu have been has high as 55c. Is this something to worry about? I know the game is CPU intensive.
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That sounds about right...

**** my i7 950 hits 90+ *C with prime 95.. I just reapplied thermal paste today and it has reduced the temps a little bit,, the stock cooler is ****,, Im waiting for a bracket for my V6GT to get here from coolermaster so i can install that, I had good temps with my 930 with the V6GT
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55c? You're fine..
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Thanks, what I did, was go into the BIOS and changed it to "Asus Optimal"
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before frio i was hitting 99-100 C for 1-2 hours continiusly playing dragon age before crash .. everything changed after Frio.. btw Dragon age uses 2 cores 100% .. be happy to be on quad core with max 50% load on dragon age.. i was 100% full time..
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What is Frio? My temps have never gone nearly that high for my CPU. But for load it has.
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General consensus for most intel processors is that 70-80 is your safe maximum. Going above that will most likely shorten the cpu life, however depending how hard you push it, it may still last many years. 100C continuously however is just asking for trouble.
     
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