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E6600 with Ultra 120 Extre and P180 case

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May 24, 2007 10:29:46 PM

My cores idle at about 35 degrees...Seems hot to me from what I read about other people. Could it be how I applied the grease? It seems that the cooler is on tight enough. Is this maybe just normal? Looking to overclock since I didn't cheap out on anything I bought, though I want to make sure I am getting maximum cooling first. What temps are considered dangerous? Thanks guys.
May 24, 2007 11:01:39 PM

My Q6600 (9x333) idle temps are: 44, 45, 42, 42. Room temp is 77 °F at the moment.
May 25, 2007 12:11:53 AM

do you have the 120 ultra extreme?
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May 25, 2007 12:54:08 AM

It seems normal to me. 10-14 degrees above room temperature is typical for me. This is about 3 degrees above the internal case temperature. Yes, my room is hot.
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