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Hey guys, I've finally got my 4670k past 4.5Ghz and it seems stable at 4.6 but temps are creeping on the Tj Max should I be worried? (I honestly don't care if I lower my lifespan from 10 to 5 years) I know people running the stock cooler are also getting close to where I am...
 

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Welcome to OCN.

I would not run it that hot. Sounds like your airflow could use some improvement but we need to know what your system is to be of much help.
 

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Case - Nanoxia Deep Silence 4 Mobo- Asrock z87m extreme 4 cpu- 4670k Cpu Cooler - Thermaltake Nic C4. I'm using positive airflow from back to front because my cpu cooler is push and pull toward the front of the case.
 

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Any component that is working is generating heat. CPU and GPU generate the most. Check out second link in my sig to get a general Idea of how air cooling works.

My sig rig is similar case to yours and my temps are never more than 50c with all cores 95-100%.. fans run maximum of 950-1050rpm and idle 700rpm
 

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No problem. If you have any questions just ask.
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Someone who used newer CPUs than I needs to answer that question.
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My guess is we could get your temps down another 10c.
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