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    E8400 temperature problems no oc stock cooling

    cpu set to default voltage of 1.15V. According to Realtemp idle core temp now 46C.
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    E8400 temperature problems no oc stock cooling

    But remember the cpu is currently undervolted to 1V. I'll set the voltage up and see what it gives.
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    E8400 temperature problems no oc stock cooling

    The previous temps I measured were with everest. My bios also gives similar readings. I'm running a xfx 780i 3-way sli motherboard. could it be that there wrong?
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    E8400 temperature problems no oc stock cooling

    I'm just worried because I heard these new cpu's are supposed to be cooler than the 65nm
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    E8400 temperature problems no oc stock cooling

    Installed Realtemp. Realtemp gives a core temp of 42C which is much better
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    E8400 temperature problems no oc stock cooling

    I'm running an intel e8400 processor at stock speed with stock cooling. My temps were 39-40C for the cpu and 55-56C for core #1 at idle and the core voltage set to 1.15 V. Under load the temp would reach 58 for the cpu and 63 for the core. Are these temps too high? I tried setting the voltage...
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    8500/8600/GT/GTS Mod guide...

    what kind of game performance gain can you see? I own a xfx 8600gt and would like to tryout the less risky stuff, hehe, like only software oc'ing, but first i would like to know whether you can see a real improvement. maybe you can post different 3dmark scores on different setting? great work!!
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    Voltmodding XFX 8600GT

    I know there are plenty voltmods availible for other manufactures 8600gt's, but none (what i've seen) thats for the xfx one
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    Voltmodding XFX 8600GT

    can anyone please help me voltmodding my XFX 8600GT? another question, can someone please tell me how much Watts the card pulls(before voltmodded and after?) since there is no extra power connector and I think the PCI slot can only give 75W I think?
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    Linux...Should I Try??!!??

    hehe, nope, just be sure to install xp first and then linux, whatever distro u are using, hehe. may i ask what your hdd setup is? sorry if its allready sumwhere in the 7pages of post, hehe, its just too much to read! im asking this bcoz u wont be able to acces your linux partition from xp and...
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    Linux...Should I Try??!!??

    GRUB is like a "bootloader", that means that GRUB will display u a message giving u the option between XP and linux,(if u install xp first and then linux) upon bootup and then it will the OS u chose atm I dual boot xp and linux on my laptop. if u want, try Kubuntu, it uses KDE shell not a...
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    Will New Drivers Improve Performance?

    I also have a 8600GT and im very impressed. I recomend dl'ing the latest drivers anyway, install them and run a few benchmark tests, compare these results with previous results obtained and c 4 ur self whether there was an improvement. Another thing worth noting is that no 2 PC's r the same...
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    ok kewl man, ty allot, will do. ty for all ur advice!
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    kewl ty man!!!! im really new 2 this forum, thanks again
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    ok thanks allot ppl! wil try out Prime 95, ty allot! the thing is that i dunno how high i can go with my CPU, so setting it in the BIOS means me not knowing how high it can still go, or how far i have set it past its max stable value.
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    kewl, thanks psyko. the thing is that it seems to be working fine for me atm... what version of nTune did u use? and nTune is kewl for gfx OC'ing, but i wanne OC my CPU etc etc as well
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    haha, ok, the thing is that i am stuck with a 3GB per month cap, so dling 06 will take like 580MB of my precious 3GB... will running 05 be almost as good? i mean continually for stability tests, i know the scores differ allot
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    LOL, ok, i used it - TOOK 3 F#$%&*@ HOURS! - and now i get a 3Dmark 05 score of 10900! so far it proves quite stable, any1 know a appie with what i can futher test stability?
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    Asus A8n-vm Csm

    does any1 here have a board like this1 here? can any1 help me with BIOS settings? I really have no idea what some of the features do...
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    Is nTune any g00d?

    I wanna know whether it is advisable (and safe etc.) to use nTune 2 tune up ur PC, by that i mean letting it tune ur PC by using the Fine Tune setting.
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    8600 that's hardmoddable/softmoddable?

    Kewl! thanks man!
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    8600 that's hardmoddable/softmoddable?

    ok kewl, thanx 4 advise, the thing is that the price diff is quite big... more than 2.5x the 8600GT's price for a 8800. also another possibility is that I can always later SLi 2 cards. But thanks again!
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    8600 that's hardmoddable/softmoddable?

    Thank allot ppl, I really appreciate all of your input! im gonna buy a 8600GT xxx edition 2morrow (the 8600GTS costs significantly more here in South Africa)
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    8600 that's hardmoddable/softmoddable?

    sheeeeesh!!! wow guys, thanks allot! all of your posts really help allot! i think the best to do is be on the safe side, find out how much W your mobo's PCI-e van deliver without causing undesired effects, and then c whether u are able to voltmod your 8600GT otherwise a 8600GTS would be a better...
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    8600 that's hardmoddable/softmoddable?

    LOL dude, haha, ok but does any1 know a site where it shows exactly how 2?
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