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Old 12-12-2007, 06:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question e6600 overclock temps ok?

umm hello i have my e6600 overclocked at 3.5ghz on an asus p5b-e. and i am wondering are my temps alright to go to 3.6ghz. in idle my temps are around 40c on load they are about 63c monitoring using core temp. i curretnly have the vcore voltage at 1.421.

are my temps ok?
should i keep overclocking?

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Default Re: e6600 overclock temps ok?

I wouldn't go any more. Those load temps are a tad high.

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Default Re: e6600 overclock temps ok?

Yea, those are indeed high. Lap your processor and pick up some MX-2 thermal paste.. That should knock off least 4C.
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