I was curious to know what the safe Temperature ranges are for a E6600 overclocked. i am currently at 44C at 3.6ghz (1.38V). When I run ORTHOS at load it hits 70C. Is this safe?
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
The Thermal Specification for C2D is 60C. You are going to then want to keep that preferably Under 55c at full load.
You may wish too look into a better Cooling solution and thermal compound or Drop your overclock.
Originally Posted by XtremeSystems
Also there is a misperception of Core 2 temps. TAT/CoreTemp uses the internal sensor on the hottest spot. But thats not the same as the 60-61C max casetemp(surface temp).