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Old 04-01-2007, 02:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have my E6600 running at 1.39v, FSB upped to 1400 with linked RAM. My Temps are slowly fluctuatiung between 55*C and 61*C (under full load, with Orthos). (CPU is hitting 3149MHz)

Is this acceptable temperature, or could it be potentially harmful to my proc?
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Old 04-01-2007, 03:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well I don't think it's in the danger zone. Plus you're running Orthos. It stresses the computer more than, normal use, like games and stuff.
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Yes but I'd still like it to be lower. I don't think I tightened the bolts on my CPU block tight enough or secured it to my mobo very well, so I'm going to redo that bit right now and try again, hopefully I will see better results. I'm seeing people with my same proc, and water cooler overclock and get 100% load temps lower then my idle temp of 42 (once computer is running for about an hour it hit between 38-42C, and I'm seeing people that idle at 25...) Results in about 2 hours.
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no to be boastful, but i have the same processor running at 3.4 on air cooling maxing out at 55 degrees under full load! You could probably cool her down some more with some tweaking!
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