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i got 955 and im on water my max temp at 1.57 is 46c and was wondering if going higher is bad

another question is on cpuid hardware monitor theres 2 different cpu temps theres the separate cores and then theres one that just says CPU which one do i need to watch?
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Yep, running it 24/7 at 1.57v is normally frowned upon. It's not a matter of temps, but simply too much voltage going through the cpu. I would keep your voltage under 1.55v but 1.57 shouldn't do any real damage.

hardware is the mobo temp sensor on the socket and the others are actually on each core. They should be close to each other and its best to go by an average as they are often inaccurate or incorrect.
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well im bottlenecking my 480 so i plan on going SB if bulldozer doesnt come out soon
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well im bottlenecking my 480 so i plan on going SB if bulldozer doesnt come out soon
What games are you playing that are bottlenecking it?
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BFBC2 main one i play at 1080 i mean i get more frames then i did with my 460 but its still bottlenecking
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BFBC2 main one i play at 1080 i mean i get more frames then i did with my 460 but its still bottlenecking
Are you sure it's bottlenecking ?

My GTX 460's seem to be doing fine, and they are faster than one GTX 480.
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yes its bottlenecking my gpu usage changes and goes down to say from 99% to 60% to 70% and when i run performance mode in vantage i only get about 19k score and im also at 700 core on my card
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