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finally got my board to do 3.4ghz on air but temps?

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Just wondering i'm getting 44 at idle and up to 65 at load these i believe are safe temps my bios says something else like 35c idle
 

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On a quad on air? Doing what? Is that linpack load?
 
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They are a little high but what were your temps like before?
 
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stock 40 idle and around 50 load
 
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it's kinda warm in so cal right now
 

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Well to be honest, they are in the safe range but on the HIGH end of the safe range.
 
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well intel site says 100 is max and i'm hanging aroun 50-60% of that number, i'll prolly run stock during the day and 3.4ghz at night when it's cooler
 
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whats your room temp??
 
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How do you measure your temperature? Coretemp reports much higher temperatures than BIOS, or other motherboard based sensors. You have to run Linpack in OCCT when overclocking. It heats up the CPU(Intel's at least) the most of any other tools and it produces nice graphs, so you'll see the core temperature when it freezes. From my experience, unless you change the voltages, that temperature limit will remain the same. That will give you pretty accurate measurement of how much you have left.
 
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a hotter room would obv mean higher temps :p
 
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yeah you're totally fine... 65C is ideal target - i.e. if i am not loading at 65c, i try to push my OC a bit further. i7's load at like 75C on air cooling and everyone seems to be OK with that.
 

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Honestly, I would get a better cooler
 

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I would be happy with that temps. 65C load it is not much IMO.
 
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yeah you're totally fine... 65C is ideal target - i.e. if i am not loading at 65c, i try to push my OC a bit further. i7's load at like 75C on air cooling and everyone seems to be OK with that.
They load at closer to 80c+ on air with occt unless with highend air/ln2 cooling. That said I can video encode all day long and utilise 70-100c of the proc and it never goes above 70c so i can live with that, as no app will ever stress a cpu like occt/linpack etc

But for the op 65c is fine for that chip in hot summer :toast:
 
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