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Sorry I may have asked something similar in the past..

My i7 950 @ 3.81GHz @ 1.27 vcore loads at around 79-81C (TJMax automatically set at 99C) according to CoreTemp.

It is currently cooled by Hyper 212+ with GT AP-15s push and pull with the stock provided paste.

Is this normal? Because according to this review, my temperatures are way off:



Heck they even used a ridiculous amount of voltage and is still much cooler than mine. I don't know how they got those temps or how I'm getting these temps.

Already tried several remounts with different paste methods, temperatures still around high 70s / low 80s.

Are my temps fine?

Or should I get a Noctua NH-D14 - how much improvement should I expect to get if I do.
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ya that seems high.

I have a 930 @ 3.8, I'm pretty sure my Vcore is lower, 1.24/1.25-ish, and I'm pretty sure I max out around 65-70 with a hyper 212+ push/pull.

I'll try running prime when I get home to doublecheck.
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Um. You're using a 212+
The results shown - were those, perhaps, net temps?
What were/are your ambient temps?
Given your heatsink and the variation in temp sensors, yours is not a surprising result.

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