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If you turn off HT..it should help with the temps.

But honestly..I wouldn't be too worried as you will NEVER hit those temps playing games or under normal usuage.

But upgrading the HSF is always a good idea.
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Originally Posted by crazcookye;12969607 
If you turn off HT..it should help with the temps.

But honestly..I wouldn't be too worried as you will NEVER hit those temps playing games or under normal usuage.

But upgrading the HSF is always a good idea.

if i kept my HSF is idling at 45c safe?

I'm thinking about changing the heat sink to water, i hate the mess of the custom water cooling that's why am on air. am looking at the H70 right now but how does it perform ? my room temp is 20c-25c smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Faisal11iraq;12969687 
if i kept my HSF is idling at 45c safe?

I'm thinking about changing the heat sink to water, i hate the mess of the custom water cooling that's why am on air. am looking at the H70 right now but how does it perform ? my room temp is 20c-25c smile.gif

I've got an H70 OC'd to 3.8 idles around 30
is about 69 degrees max at load (1.32 core volts'ish)
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