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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
^This.

Although even with a lot of voltage, it shouldn't get such high iddle temps.

I can give it a good 1.4v and I'll still get around 30ºC on iddle on my Thermaltake FrÃ*o.

You may want to check if you seated your cooler probably, but yeah, first check motherboard's BIOS for voltages.
agreed
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post #12 of 17
I'm running a TRUE at 1.33v @4.5GHz never going above 51c.

Here's what you can do about the mounting:

The left one face it towards the socket and the right one away. There's enough holes on the bracked to tighten it down without it hitting the mosfet cooler.
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post #13 of 17
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Ok, went into the bios and these are the default settings that were there:

Current CPU Frequency - 100.00 x 33 Mhz
Current DRAM Frequency - 1333 Mhz
CPU Base Frequency [10Khz] - 10000
Adjust CPU ratio - [33]
Adjust CPU Frequency - 3300 Mhz
Adjust CPU Ratio in OS - Disabled
Internal PLL Overvoltage - Auto
EIST - Enabled
Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P) - Disabled
Adjusted DRAM Frequency - 1333 Mhz
DRAM Timing Mode - Auto
Advanced DRAM Configuration
Spread Spectrum - Enabled
VDroop Control - High VDroop
CPU Core Voltage - Auto
Current CPU Core Voltage - 1.200 V
Current CPU I/O Voltage - 1.040 V
DRAM Voltage - Auto
Current DRAM Voltage - 1.472 V
System Agent Voltage (SA) - Auto
Current SA Voltage - 0.920 V
CPU PLL Voltage - Auto

CPU Temp in Bios was 50c, which was lower this time but probably due to the fact it hadn't been on for very long.

I've ordered a Corsair H50 to see if that will help. If it does, then that will prove that the CPU cooler isn't having good enough contact with the CPU, but in the mean time I'm interested to hear what your thoughts are on my current default Bios settings.
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post #14 of 17
So wait, are we talking about temperature reported through BIOS all the time?

Because I think those temps are wrong in the ASUS Boards

At least on mine, it tells me around 40-45ºC iddle on the BIOs, but once I log into windows, I can see it's at 25-32ºC with Core Temp.
    
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post #15 of 17
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It's an MSI P67A-GD53 board. And, I don't really want to install Windows or anything yet to check temps in there because it's so damn hot doing nothing already. I'd prefer to be cautious.
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post #16 of 17
have you tried running occt/prime? i remember with my old board, it said cpu was 45C at idle, but when i went to load it went to...47C. i think it was reporting the SB or NB temps instead, because amd overdrive said 27C idle, 38C load, which makes a lot more sense. my old board also reported two -172C temps, and a 72C temp, no matter what ... i tried reseating heatsinks, changing pastes, etc. so my expiriance says: bad sensor, but i could be wrong. if you're worried about overheating, set your bios to shutdown once temps get too high(try 70C). if your cpu came with a cooler, use that for now as well, just to make sure.
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by tomzki View Post
It's an MSI P67A-GD53 board. And, I don't really want to install Windows or anything yet to check temps in there because it's so damn hot doing nothing already. I'd prefer to be cautious.
Go install Windows 7, you've got nothing to worry about...

I am quite sure those readings are wrong in the BIOS, just like on my Asus motherboard.

It won't burn installing Windows 7, CPU usage will be 0%...

Don't worry, go install Windows 7
    
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