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Windows 7: Acceptable temps?

31 May 2010   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 
Acceptable temps?

OK, so I'm running the system in my specs, but I have the i5 clocked from 2.66 to 3.15. After running GTAIV: Episodes From Liberty City on all high settings @ 1920x1080 for about an hour, RealTemp tells me that I've hit 78c on two of my cores and 75c on the other two.

Do you guys think this is an acceptable temp, or do I need to clock back down to around 3.00?

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31 May 2010   #2

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AT idle about 40c would be good.

65 or so should be the max
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31 May 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Well, it idles around 50 and, as I said above, hits about 78 in GTAIV. Guess I'll knock it down to 3.00 and see what happens.

I can see that an awesome cooler is next on my shopping list.
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31 May 2010   #4

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You should be able to get it down. Wish you luck
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31 May 2010   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
You should be able to get it down. Wish you luck
Thanks Rich.
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31 May 2010   #6

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And thank you for the rep. Hopefully, I can get some cooling tips for you. Just stand by.

Mission accomplished.

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/mainte...pc_cooling.htm
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31 May 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

BlackroseMD1, I'd suggest getting this: Welcome to Corsair :: H50 Product Information

or at least a very good air cooled heatsink for your processor. I know there's a Fry's down there in SD and Best Buy is almost like Starbucks--just about everywhere. The Corsair goes for $80. I have one and have my processor slightly overclocked right now (3.2GHz now, 3.0GHz stock) and load temps never get above 38C when I game for any length of time.
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31 May 2010   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
BlackroseMD1, I'd suggest getting this: Welcome to Corsair :: H50 Product Information

or at least a very good air cooled heatsink for your processor. I know there's a Fry's down there in SD and Best Buy is almost like Starbucks--just about everywhere. The Corsair goes for $80. I have one and have my processor slightly overclocked right now (3.2GHz now, 3.0GHz stock) and load temps never get above 38C when I game for any length of time.
Wow...that's awesome...and cheap. If they have it for in-store pickup, I'm ordering it right now.
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31 May 2010   #9

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My i5 I have the BCLK set to 160 so w/ all 4 cores, the multi is 21 (I get 3.373GHz). In 6 hours of running OCCT (100% CPU for 6 hours) only 1 core ever hit 62c, and averages were about 59c. Prime95 was a little less. The TJ Max is 100c. You are running a bit hot. I see you are using the stock cooler, I'd suggest a replacement cooler. I am using Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus:

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31 May 2010   #10

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
BlackroseMD1, I'd suggest getting this: Welcome to Corsair :: H50 Product Information

or at least a very good air cooled heatsink for your processor. I know there's a Fry's down there in SD and Best Buy is almost like Starbucks--just about everywhere. The Corsair goes for $80. I have one and have my processor slightly overclocked right now (3.2GHz now, 3.0GHz stock) and load temps never get above 38C when I game for any length of time.
Wow...that's awesome...and cheap. If they have it for in-store pickup, I'm ordering it right now.
Isn't this a great place for information?
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