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Hey guys, just got sandy up and running. Running linx right now at 4.8ghz on 1.35v and all memory been going good for the past 30 minutes gonna wait till all 20 passes are done.

Anywho, highest core reading on Real Temp, Core Temp is 66C, how's the temp? What should I keep it under?

Gflops are at 68.09, does that matter?
post #2 of 18
Keep it under 72.6C.
That is what intel says it's max tcase temp is.



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Edited by Triangle - 3/19/11 at 10:05pm
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post #3 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by triangle View Post
Keep it under 72.6C.
That is what intel says it's max temp is.
WRONG..
Max safe it 85* C, It wont throttle till 90+, and it will shut down at 95* C...
I like to keep mine below 80 personally.
That 70 something temp is max Tcase.. ( whatever that means )
post #4 of 18
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Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
WRONG..
Max safe it 85* C, It wont throttle till 90+, and it will shut down at 95* C...
I like to keep mine below 80 personally.
That 70 something temp is max Tcase.. ( whatever that means )
AFAIK, that's the optimum/or max temperature environment the chip should run at. I think manufacturers intentionally add that confusing bit to scare newbies.
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WRONG..
Max safe it 85* C, It wont throttle till 90+, and it will shut down at 95* C...
I like to keep mine below 80 personally.
That 70 something temp is max Tcase.. ( whatever that means )
Thanks capwn, what's your load temp on 4.8ghz? And what do you think about the gflops?
post #6 of 18
Right this second with only one fan on my Mugen 2, 1.51 vcore, @ 5 ghz ( in a hot basement , at a LAN, 12 other rigs in the same room lol ) and me running Prime 95, Max temp is 81* C on Core 3..
post #7 of 18
saw capwn's statement... that is what I thought
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can you post a link to this statement?
i can't find a collaborating statement.
No. i am stupid. It is the TCase temp.... Whateer that is supposed to be...

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52210
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
WRONG..
Max safe it 85* C, It wont throttle till 90+, and it will shut down at 95* C...
I like to keep mine below 80 personally.
That 70 something temp is max Tcase.. ( whatever that means )
Whoa whoa boys, calm down.

Tcase has to do with the temp on the heat spreader as measured with a diode. That's what Tcase max is.

Core temps--internal core temps, are ALWAYS going to be higher than Tcase max. Between 10 to 20C higher depending.

So if your tcasemax is 72C, then you want to keep the core temps below 85C for safety. And the higher the voltage you're using, the more work you should do to keeping those core temps down.
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So the TCase is out of the CPU?
NOT the individual cores.?
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