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i5 2500k + Corsair A50 temps a bit too high

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Processor Intel i5 4670k 4.0Ghz
Motherboard MSI Z97 PC MATE
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212
Memory 16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400mhz
Video Card(s) XFX R9 Nano @1050Mhz
Storage Samsung Evo 840 250GB SSD + Seagate 500GB\8Gb 5400rpm SSHD\64Gb Lexar P20 USB 3.0 Drive
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Case Aerocool GT-A
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Power Supply Antec High Current Gamer 620m
Mouse Roccat Kone XTD 8200Dpi
Keyboard Redragon Karura
Software Windows 10 64-bit
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hmm very nice!

I updated my BIOS and noticed it had an XMP profile there so I enabled it.
I have my cpu set to 4.2Ghz and now I'm reaching below 80c on prime. Very impressed now!

Did the BIOS update really make that kind of difference?? Much much much cooler now! I don't understand but I'm happy!

Edit: I have it clocked at 4.4Ghz now and running prime blend and it has reached 77c. Only 2 degrees hotter than 4.2Ghz at 75c. Very happy now xD
 
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