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j0 all.

It seems like my temps are a tad bit too high.. I have the e4300 stock cooling, and according to Coretemp (every other monitoring program I've used reads everything from -23 to 70 C, so CoreTemp is the thing I trust) both cores idles @ 47 degrees. That's high, isn't it? In many revies I've seen people say their e4300's idles @ like 30 degrees with the stock cooling..

I did install it correctly, I think, and I did apply AS5.
 

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Yes, I would say that is a bit high. What kind of airflow does your case have?
 

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120mm in the front (in) (Everflow 42CFM, not very much, but it's VERY silent) and the back (out), an Arctic Cooling Pro Thermal Controlled 80mm on the side that blows straight on the CPU-socket. Cabling isn't the best, but it's not that bad either..
 

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47 on cores isnt 2 high :/ what u all on about cores are usually about 15c hotter than the actual cpu temp so in reality ur cpu temp is about 32 degrees :) try downloading everest ultimate edition to see your actual cpu temp with your cores.
 

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47 on cores isnt 2 high :/ what u all on about cores are usually about 15c hotter than the actual cpu temp so in reality ur cpu temp is about 32 degrees :) try downloading everest ultimate edition to see your actual cpu temp with your cores.
OK, now I'm really confused.. I get the same readings with that program as with CoreTemp. I've tried the latest version of speedfan as well and that says 28 on both cores..

Can it be the BIOS?
 

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OK, now I'm really confused.. I get the same readings with that program as with CoreTemp. I've tried the latest version of speedfan as well and that says 28 on both cores..

Can it be the BIOS?

Yes your BIOS should tell you what temp your CPU is. You sure you reading the right temp in speedfan ?
 

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BIOS says 30. Soo.. Should I assume speedfan is the most accurate program?

It says:
Temp1: 45
Temp2: 23
Temp3: -2
Core 0: 27
Core 1: 30

Everest says:
CPU: 28
Core 0: 45
Core 1: 45

Wich one to trust?

EDIT: Perhaps I should update my BIOS..
 
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Well my E4400 idles at 32'C according to the BIOS, but Coretemp says each cores idles around 40'C, this is overclocked to 2.66Ghz btw.
 

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my 6750 idles at about 34-35c,overclocked to 3.6ghz with a freezer 7 pro.
 
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everest seems to be the accurate one you wont have one core at 23 and the other at 45 it always evens the heat distrubtion through both cores
 

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everest seems to be the accurate one you wont have one core at 23 and the other at 45 it always evens the heat distrubtion through both cores
Heatspreaders are fun. :)

I think I trust Everest then.

Thank's for the inputs people. It felt like I should've bought a better cooler, but now I won't need it. :)
 
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no problems are you going to be clocking your beast up on that you should be safe to atleast 65-70c fully loaded on the cores depends on how far you get 3.2ghz should be a good marker :) with maybe a little voltage tinker it shouldnt raise the temps dramatically
 

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from my experience,i always use core temp,and i'd agree 65-70c should be fine.
 

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That's what I've read too, but it feels like it shouldn't go so high without any OC at all..

I've tried OC a bit, and so far I've reaced 3.16 Ghz without breaking a sweat. I thought my old NF7-S 2.0 and modded Dual-Sata2 were great overclockers, but this is just insane. :)

I don't need any OC right now, but it feels good to have something to work with, just in case. ;)
 
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stock is not an option ;) just turn it up to 3ghz leave it and see how it runs everything you do
 

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stock is not an option ;) just turn it up to 3ghz leave it and see how it runs everything you do
Why? The most complex thing I do now is playing the Bioshock demo from time to time to show people what games can be like. I run it @ 1280*1024 and everything at max.

Otherwise, I surf and play Civ III. So I actually don't need any OC. It IS quite tempting though.. :rolleyes:
 

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Those temperatures are wrong. CoreTemp don't always give you a correct temperature reading. Look in your BIOS hardware monitoring and see what your CPU reads there. My 4 cores run at about 38-40 idle. But my actualy CPU reads 27C in BIOS. I have stock cooling.
 

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47C is most likely correct and perfectly normal on an E4300.

Make sure you have your BIOS set to run the CPU fan at 100% at all times, since the fan usually defaults to slowing down when the CPU is idle, it can lead to higher idle temps.

Also, the E4000 series has been shipping with the extremely crappy all aluminum heatsink recnetly, instead of the heatsink with the copper core. This has also lead to higher temps when using stock cooling. Intel seems to have been shipping the original batch of E4300s with the copper heatsink, which I believe is where all the low temps using stock cooling stores are coming from.
 

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I think your OK. If you want to be sure though get a speed control fan with a temp probe.

or you could get somthing like this to keep it cooled down with.
 

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That didn't clear my temps up. In fact, it made them blurrier.

But I think I trust everest that says my CPU idles @ 29 degrees. I like that. :)
 

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Basically, it is just saying that CoreTemp takes the temperatures from the exact center of the cores, while Everest takes the temperature from a sensor set between the two cores, so the Everest Temperatures are lower because the sensors read by CoreTemp are closer to where the heat is generated.