Hello.Yes that is at Idal speeds. And I'm using a thermal teck all copper heat sink for the CPU. I was able to score 13992 on 3Dmark 2006 and 9893 on the new 3Dmark. Its not on the greatest mobo an MSI P7N. 2gig Ram DDR 2 800 Corsair XMS SLI certified. V Card ATI 4870 512mb ddr5 ram hard drive 1000gig carver MSI 22X DVD Burner 700W Power supply.Windows 7 OS. So it seems to be stable. High end of temp. 60c under load.