Re: AMD Phemon 955 BE Temp Questions
It may also be the Cooler. I tried that cooler out as well and I was not pleased with it at all. I got a xigmatek dark knight and my temps dropped like 8*c from the AC Freezer Pro 7.
Load temps are more important as well. Idle temps are well within the limits but you need to be worried about what your load temps are because that is when you are going to be doing damage to your processor. Run Prime95 and get your full 100% load temps (this will also verify stability). I like to keep mine below 58* max on Prime95 because AMD states that 62* is the max for the 955 so I keep it a little away from that temp just to be on the safe side.
Also all you did was just bump the multi and voltage? You did not change anything else (NB, HTT, HT link, CPU/NB, CPU VID, Memory, any other voltages) if not you should do some research if your not familiar with any of these other things and try to get that CPU v-core down and you can lower some of your temps as well. If you are messing with anything else make sure you do have adequate cooling for your WHOLE computer as these changes will cause other components to heat up as well. Adequate cooling is not just the amount of fans but the actual amount of air they are moving and the positioning in reference to the parts which need cooling.
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