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07 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
intel core i5 750 temps

hi guys, is it recommended to overclock my i5 750 with a stock hsf with these temps? the max temps were achieved by running prime95




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07 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

I have the same processor and am using the stock cooler as well. Because this is a new build for me, I haven't done anything excessive yet and the stock cooler is OK. From what I've read, you want the max temp below 160deg F or about 72deg C. You have exceeded that max so my guess is that when you OC the chip the stock cooler will not be able to handle the heat and your system will become unstable when pushed.
I just read a review on a Cooler Master cooler that was relatively inexpensive and did a great job. Go for a cooler.
Bob K
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07 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Those temps look good to me.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BobKuk View Post
You have exceeded that max so my guess is that when you OC the chip the stock cooler will not be able to handle the heat and your system will become unstable when pushed.
Maybe you are confusing the TJ Distance with the temps?
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07 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I'd recommend tossing out your stock cooler. The stock cooler that came with my i7 was terrible. The MB would shut itself down due to overheating, without me even overclocking it o,o.
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07 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silentwulf View Post
I'd recommend tossing out your stock cooler. The stock cooler that came with my i7 was terrible. The MB would shut itself down due to overheating, without me even overclocking it o,o.
I'm actually impressed by this hsf since my previous cpu was a athlon 64 x2 6000+ that had a bigger stock hsf, but ran at twice the idle temps, similar load temps though
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08 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

oh well, i guess i'm not gonna overclock it since it's fast enough already
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27 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

These are my temps while running OCCT Intel Burn Test. This is kinda scaring me now lol.


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27 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Believe me when I say this. Get an after market cooler and don't oveclock it with that stock cooler in place. I had the same issue til I got my Megahalems push/pull set up. I know the i5 can take some abuse but don't over do it til you get another cooler. Just my .02 cents.
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27 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wickedout View Post
Believe me when I say this. Get an after market cooler and don't oveclock it with that stock cooler in place. I had the same issue til I got my Megahalems push/pull set up. I know the i5 can take some abuse but don't over do it til you get another cooler. Just my .02 cents.
Luckly, I haven't overclocked mine yet, I just got bored last night and ran 10 minutes of OCCT and was shocked by the temperatures of the i5. My idle temps are really really low, while my load temps are really really high lol, I definitely need an aftermarket hsf. What are some good hsf that have a good performance/price ratio?
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28 Apr 2010   #10

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Here's what I have, a great value:

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus

Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler

Keeps my i5 at just under 30c at idle, and 47c max through 6 hours of Prime 95

Here are some good articles for you:

Intel Core i5 750 Overclocking Guide (ASUS P7P55D)

Intel Core i5 750 Overclocking Guide - Introduction


Efficiency Explored: What's The Perfect Clock Rate For Your Core i5?

Efficiency Explored: What's The Perfect Clock Rate For Your Core i5? : Hunting Down The Perfect Clock Speed For Core i5

Overclocked On Air: Intel's Core i5-750

Overclocked On Air: Intel's Core i5-750 : Maximizing Core i5 Value Through Overclocking

Good luck, i5 is a great overclocker, but a simple baseclock change to 160 with turbo will give great overclock with the advantage of good power consumption. A Guy

P.S. Make sure your case is wide enough for this. 8" should do it, unless you have a side fan. What case are you using?
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