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Originally Posted by captain_clayman View Post
when i'm not doing anything i'm sitting around 37-40
also it seems like one of my cores (core #2) is like 5 degrees lower than the other ones >.> i'm running linX right now and my max temps are 74, 73, 70, 77

EDIT: but i'm slowly lowering my voltage with turboV and sometimes i'll sit around the mid 50's but i think that's just because linX is finishing a run.
Ambient A.K.A the air temp in your house/Room
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oh yeah, i put a h50 on my friends comp, and it wasn't mounted right, so make sure you twist the pump and lock it in place, oh yeah, it depends heavily on your ambient temp, if i can't turn the ac on, i'll just turn on the fan.
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What.
No.
Ambient temperature. I'm not asking about your CPU temps.
OHHH sorry i'm a noob (if that's not screamingly apparent already). My thermostat says 71, and my fan's always on like full blast so minus like 5 degrees. i'd say around 65-ish.

EDIT: i actually just got an air thermometer, apparently it's super hot in my room, like 74. i think my room was hotter even before i got the comp.
Edited by captain_clayman - 3/14/11 at 8:27pm
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post #24 of 50
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oh yeah, i put a h50 on my friends comp, and it wasn't mounted right, so make sure you twist the pump and lock it in place, oh yeah, it depends heavily on your ambient temp, if i can't turn the ac on, i'll just turn on the fan.
This pretty much.
When I installed my H50 for the first time and was getting bad temps it was because my cooler was mounted incorrectly.
After mounting it correctly and collecting some data I discovered that the H50 is indeed HIGHLY dependent on ambient temperature.
i.e. a 2:3 ambient:core temperature increase.
post #25 of 50
make sure your case fans are pushing all that hot air out, and you should have fans sucking air in plus your fan on the rad. either turn on your ac, or turn on a fan. yeah if your temps are 37-40 idle, that's not good, you'll get it under control
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post #26 of 50
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OHHH sorry i'm a noob (if that's not screamingly apparent already). My thermostat says 71, and my fan's always on like full blast so minus like 5 degrees. i'd say around 65-ish.
If you're at 3.9GHz, your ambient temperature is ~19c, and you're getting loads in the 70s, I honestly don't see where the problem is.

Your temps are normal.

In fact, I will go take load temps of my CPU right now, since my room temperature is 20c.
post #27 of 50
I think the reason for your high temps is simply your vcore. I never played with your CPU, but on an i7 920 - at 1.32 vcore you would get around 75 degrees on 100% load. So your temps are normal, assuming the 750 is similar to the 920 (where I am probably completely wrong)
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make sure your case fans are pushing all that hot air out, and you should have fans sucking air in plus your fan on the rad. either turn on your ac, or turn on a fan. yeah if your temps are 37-40 idle, that's not good, you'll get it under control
oh man. this is gonna sound really dumb but should my fans on my H50 be pushing in or out? i thought the idea was to pull air in and then it lifts out through the top with the fan on the top sucking it upward?
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I think the reason for your high temps is simply your vcore. I never played with your CPU, but on an i7 920 - at 1.32 vcore you would get around 75 degrees on 100% load. So your temps are normal, assuming the 750 is similar to the 920 (where I am probably completely wrong)
hmm then how low do you think i can take it? what sounds reasonable? i'm sitting at 1.28 right now, and gradually lowering it to see what happens.

EDIT: i just hit 1.26 and linX gave me an error
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post #30 of 50
your fans should be sucking in FRESH air from the back of the case, so one fan sucks in fresh air from the back, and into the rad.. the other fan sucks in air from the rad and blows it into ur case.. and hopefully u got some good airflow getting the hot air out of the case


as for vcore, lower it until its unstable - then keep it where its stable
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