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Old 04-13-2006, 03:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Really high x2 3800+ temp under load

my AMD x2 3800+ cpu gets to a woping 51 degrees after comeing of a 2 hour counter strike match, it had been overclocked to 2.4GHz, voltge 1.4v and multiplier to 10x but te temps got way to high for my likeing so i reduced it back down to 2.0Ghz voltage 1.4 multiplier 10x

What could be wrong, it gets to 51 degrees at 2.0GHz !!! idle it gets to minimum 39 degrees!! its currently on 1.4v is that a problem if its only on 2.0GHz?

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Old 04-13-2006, 03:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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im not sure if im right but i think those teamps are just fin, i hear some people up around 60 degrees under load. but i just have my ****ty dell so i dont know much about good temps.

what cooler are you using?

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Old 04-13-2006, 03:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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standerd hsf that comes with the cpu, really 60 degrees? that sounds high for a AMD
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Old 04-13-2006, 04:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Get artic silver 5 and an aftermarket HS&fan. it will drop your temps nicely.
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I get 20*C with my AMD 3200+ at idle.

What is your room temperature and what do you have for case cooling?

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Old 04-14-2006, 10:35 PM   #6 (permalink)
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51 degrees is barely below the tcase temp for manchester cores. drop the voltage to 1.35v for stock speed and it should still run stable.

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