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Ahhh, much better. Those temps are fine. Although, now, your load temps are the important ones. Keep us updated.
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im thinking his mega needs a nice dust cleanout and reseat
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post #33 of 59
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
im thinking his mega needs a nice dust cleanout and reseat
That can always help. Remember, though, he's in a small room that gets very hot.
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post #34 of 59
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I ended up cleaning my whole case and even washed out the megahalems. I borrowed a leaf blower from my dad and just blew every little spec of dust from the case and then I went to work on all the small nooks and crannies to get all the details cleaned out. I took out most of my fans to clean and lubricate some of them (they were making noise), even replaced a couple of them. I cut the fan guards from the top off my case to improve airflow and put in a new exhaust fan.

I'm also going to me propping up my case on a new table I got yesterday so it won't be sitting in the corner of my room. I'll post some pics later today, but I probably wont be done moving everything around till Sunday. Now it's time to overclock!
post #35 of 59
Thread Starter 
B-Con,

Thanks to your setting I got my i7 to 4ghz, the only thing that I did differently is I set my memory timings at 8-8-8-24 . After an hour of prime my max temps went up to 82, but never went higher than that.

How can I make my oc more efficient, lower the vcore, I'm trying to lower my temps a lil bit more.


Update: Just went a little higher. Trying to keep the voltages low

Edited by Massive17 - 4/9/11 at 7:24pm
post #36 of 59
Nice work!!..

When capturing your screen shots of CPU-Z and Real Temp, do so while you are stress testing. That allows us to see your temps at load (which are the important ones), as well as your CPU Voltage at load.

To better your temps, you can keep lowering VCore until you fail the stress test. Then, bump it back up a notch and you should be fine. Also, you can disable Hyper-Threading to see a significant drop in load temps. Personally, most of the games I play perform better with it disabled. I keep it enabled if I'm folding, video encoding, or doing some serious multitasking.
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post #37 of 59
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Thanks buddy. Here are some shots after about 2 hours of prime. What do you think, looks ok? I'm gonna turn of HT to see how it effects the temps
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I borrowed a leaf blower from my dad and just blew every little spec of dust from the case and then I went to work on all the small nooks and crannies to get all the details cleaned out.
My dad also has a leaf blower; and I have a dusty computer.
After doing some research a few months back, I discovered that using a leaf blower can cause static damage.

quote: "A leaf blower, or other high velocity air mover will cause static build up as the air is circulated. Dust in the air also add to this effect."

Just throwing some info out there.
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post #39 of 59
Man, those temps are a heck of a lot better!! I'm jealous now. You've got a better chip than I do.
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post #40 of 59
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Wow thanks for the tip. I knew it was too good to be true. It took me 20 sec to make my pc dust free.
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