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Old 12-18-2007, 05:56 PM   #1
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Currently my core is anywhere from 38-42 degrees celcius. Is that too hot? What is ideal?
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under load u want to be in mid to high 40
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good temps. if doesnt go over 50 you are fine
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good temps. if doesnt go over 50 you are fine
thanks you two, you're very handy

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wat processor do u have ?
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I fail to see how anyone can comment given the basic facts that are missing

a) Which cpu is it??

b) Is that reading idle or load

c) What were the readings taken with

d) What is the ambient air temperature


I guess i'm just pedantic I suppose.
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I fail to see how anyone can comment given the basic facts that are missing

a) Which cpu is it??

b) Is that reading idle or load

c) What were the readings taken with

d) What is the ambient air temperature


I guess i'm just pedantic I suppose.
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Please explain number 2, I took it while my comp was running, with progs
Speedfan, so not entirely accurate
No idea, average?
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is that stock fan/heatsink?
cuz i have that processor for my new build, sittin right next to me, and im curious
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To fully stress test a cpu you need a programme like Prime95 or Orthos

Average air temp in F just what the room temperature is would help.

You sometimes get people saying my cpu runs at 25C blah blah blah, but what they don't tell you is they're sitting in a room so cold that they'd have to sit down to pee cause the old fella is in hiding, on the other side of the coin are the people panicing because their cpu is 35C yet their air temperature is in the high 20's to low 30's, it all has to be taken into account before saying a temp is good or bad.

For instance these guys who posted above have no idea of your ambient temps, it could be 5C which would make your cpu temp totally unacceptable or it could be 35C which would make your cpu temp miraculous, if you get my drift.



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is that stock fan/heatsink?
cuz i have that processor for my new build, sittin right next to me, and im curious
Also an extremely valid point
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