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post #11 of 20
I love my Frio. Keeps my temps cooler than wearing a sideways hat.


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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
No, double post will not damage any hard drive or SSD.

As of the temps, I also have a Thermaltake FrÃ*o, I run my fans at like 1800RPM (Close to Middle speed, I have a fan controller) and with an OC of 4.8Ghz HT ON 1.328v I get about 35-38ºC iddle on a room temperature of around 23-24ºC, and at load with Folding@Home I get about 69-71ºC.

What are your temperatures on load using for example Prime 95?

Edit:

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Measure it in Windows with Core Temp or Real Temp, for some reason I think BIOS temperature gives a wrong temperature, maybe the motherboard temperature, I also get a lot higher temps in BIOS for some reason than at Windows, so I think the BIOS temp display is wrong.
Thanks for the help!

I've filled in my system specs - should've done it ages ago!

I've just downloaded CPUZ, and I'll check the temps now. At the moment I'm on my old computer, as I've been unable to connect to the internet with the new build. I'll also download Prime95 and check the results.

Then we could help you out better

Do you measure the temperature on BIOS? Or in Windows?
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Originally Posted by Collie View Post
Thanks for the help!

I've filled in my system specs - should've done it ages ago!

I've just downloaded CPUZ, and I'll check the temps now. At the moment I'm on my old computer, as I've been unable to connect to the internet with the new build. I'll also download Prime95 and check the results.

Then we could help you out better

Do you measure the temperature on BIOS? Or in Windows?
You're welcome,

Check the temps in Windows with program called Core Temp
    
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If the temps are accurate, I'd say it's an improperly mounted cooler.
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You're welcome,

Check the temps in Windows with program called Core Temp
Good news!

I ran Core Temp and discovered that I'm idling around 22c. I've no idea why I was getting such high temps in the BIOS.

I also ran Prime95 for 30 minutes.

I was getting between 53c - 63c. However, all the cores seemed to be running at different temps.

CPU1 - 53
CPU2 - 57
CPU3 - 60
CPU4 - 61

I was running in torture mode instead of benchmark.

Still seems kind of high, seeing that I haven't even overclocked yet...
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post #16 of 20
Those iddle temps look a lot better

You should start OC'ing that chip, get it to something like 4.5Ghz 1.3v and check the temps, or OC it up slowly.

I'd try to keep temps below 70ºC on Prime 95 Blend
    
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Good news!

I ran Core Temp and discovered that I'm idling around 22c. I've no idea why I was getting such high temps in the BIOS.

I also ran Prime95 for 30 minutes.

I was getting between 53c - 63c. However, all the cores seemed to be running at different temps.

CPU1 - 53
CPU2 - 57
CPU3 - 60
CPU4 - 61

I was running in torture mode instead of benchmark.

Still seems kind of high, seeing that I haven't even overclocked yet...
Sometimes the wrong sensors can be reported (board temp as cpu temp for example).
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Sometimes the wrong sensors can be reported (board temp as cpu temp for example).
Do those temps seem good for 100% load?

I want to overclock to 4.3Ghz.

Also, do each of the cores usually have different temps? Is this normal?
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I couldn't say; I don't know much about Intel chips specifically, just the common glitches. Free bump, though
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Different temperatures for each Core is completely normal
    
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