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I see two temperatures that relate to the heat of my cpu, one just says cpu temperature right above the mainboard temp, the other are the core temps which is bellow and there are six of them,

which one should i look at when stress testing to make sure my cpu doesn't overheat?

it seems like the "cpu" temperature is always somewhat higher then my core temps.
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I see two temperatures that relate to the heat of my cpu, one just says cpu temperature right above the mainboard temp, the other are the core temps which is bellow and there are six of them,

which one should i look at when stress testing to make sure my cpu doesn't overheat?

it seems like the "cpu" temperature is always somewhat higher then my core temps.
CPU temp. Keep it under 62'C( better under 55'C)
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man, this stinks... ever since i reseated my noctua nh-d14 on my crosshair IV ... my temps have never been the same.

with 8 hrs of large ffts on prime 95 temps never went above 54C but now no matter how many times i have reseated, temps go way high. I have stopped prime when it reached 62C. I ran out of artic silver and am using a TIM from best buy, i wonder if that has anything to do with it...

Water cooling here i come
Edited by badatgames18 - 3/6/11 at 8:52pm
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
man, this stinks... ever since i reseated my noctua nh-d14 on my crosshair IV ... my temps have never been the same.

with 8 hrs of large ffts on prime 95 temps never went above 54C but now no matter how many times i have reseated, temps go way high. I have stopped prime when it reached 62C. I ran out of artic silver and am using a TIM from best buy, i wonder if that has anything to do with it...

Water cooling here i come
That TIM might be ... crap. Buy some better TIM.
That Noctua is a good cooler, but yeah, a custom loop is much better.

Hint: cool the back side of your motherboard(CPU area). use a 70 or 80mm fan. Your CPU temp will drop(mine dropped 5-6'C)
Edited by IOSEFINI - 3/6/11 at 9:04pm
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