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Windows 7: do these temps look right under load???

20 Nov 2009   #1
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
do these temps look right under load???

i was running some tests and those temps looked a tad high. i was using prime 95

the feature max heat, power consumption, some ram tested.




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20 Nov 2009   #2
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
i was running some tests and those temps looked a tad high. i was using prime 95

the feature max heat, power consumption, some ram tested.
I think those temps look good, if you are using the standard heat sink.
For lower temps then you would need to consider an after market heat sink.

Here is a temp chart so you can see what the Max temp should be.

Intel Core i7 CPU chart

And here are some reviews for some different Heatsinks

Testing Results: Temperature - Intel Core i7 Heatsink Roundup Q309 | [H]ard|OCP

or if your interested in water cooling you might want to have a read of this one.

MADSHRIMPS - Hardware Reviews ,Crazy Projects, Modding Tutorials and Overclocking
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20 Nov 2009   #3
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

i have a mugen 2, thing is massive, and thank you for the links.
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20 Nov 2009   #4
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

After looking at some reviews for your heatsink I would say it's a little high, maybe try reseating the the heatsink again and make sure your only using a thin layer of thermal paste.
The same thing was mentioned here and this solution worked for him.

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Thanks for your input. I fourtunately fixed my issue however. I took my comp apart and reseated the mugen applying a much smaller amount of paste. This helps a small bit (2-3 degrees c). However the main issue was my voltage. I had done the "research" and tried to duplicate an overclock that was done on an 920 with C0 stepping. Come to realize mine has D0 stepping, so yeah less voltage was needed. I have it deadnuts stable at 3.8ghz with 1.24v and temps dont go above 62 degrees c even after hours of prime95.
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21 Nov 2009   #5
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
After looking at some reviews for your heatsink I would say it's a little high, maybe try reseating the the heatsink again and make sure your only using a thin layer of thermal paste.
The same thing was mentioned here and this solution worked for him.

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Thanks for your input. I fourtunately fixed my issue however. I took my comp apart and reseated the mugen applying a much smaller amount of paste. This helps a small bit (2-3 degrees c). However the main issue was my voltage. I had done the "research" and tried to duplicate an overclock that was done on an 920 with C0 stepping. Come to realize mine has D0 stepping, so yeah less voltage was needed. I have it deadnuts stable at 3.8ghz with 1.24v and temps dont go above 62 degrees c even after hours of prime95.
omg... to take out everything i did... i got everything wired nicely, are those heats damaging?? i mean if the cpu could live i will let it be but if its hazardous then ill re do it. i have no oc so i dont think voltage would be a problem.
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21 Nov 2009   #6
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

i would like to add it was a few c's lower till i put full power in power management in 7, and made it go up a Celsius or 2.
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21 Nov 2009   #7
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

It's still safe at that temp but possibly if you reseat it, the temps may be better, but I would not be concerned about those temps as they are still less then what you have with stock coolers.
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21 Nov 2009   #8
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Ok just maybe sunday i will do it if i have time, its just such a pain in the ass with this cooler.

I checked a computer that has my same i7 on a stock cooler and just being at the desktop sitting at around 60...
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21 Nov 2009   #9
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Just a thought. If you have a place to put an addition case fan then do that. Also sometimes you can add a larger rear fan if your not already running a 120mm exhausting air. I Know with my case I could, and did add a 120mm front fan blowing in. It was a pain in the a@@ to remove my front panel and had to actually bend my case a little to squeeze the fan through the opening , but it lowered my hardrive temps and overall temps. I'll tell you what though on my next build my case is going to be one of the ones that has the cutout behind the cpu just for this exact reason. Fabe
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21 Nov 2009   #10
Fluffy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Speaking of temperatures, whats the safe operating temps of my cpu, I get 45-50C under load no OC and 55ish at 3Ghz with stock cooling
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