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Old 10-29-2005, 09:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What is the highest temp you should let your CPU go to as I OCed my P4 1.5Ghz to 1.6Ghz and it goes to about 60 degrees C while running games. Is this an excessive ammount?
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Was going to say back it down a bit until I read what the starting frequency is, and the overclocked one was...

What is your temperatures before the overclock? Did you up the volatages loads? you shouldn't need to touch them at all for a small overclock.
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Old 10-29-2005, 09:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Depends on the thermal specifications for your CPU...for example an AMD64 I probably wouldn't want any hotter than 60C on load whereas a Prescott can take up to 70C

I would say 60 is getting borderline too hot though but that's just my opinion
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