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AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 TEMP HELP

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May 8, 2010 3:23:52 AM

i overclocked my AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor to a 3.25ghz using a stock heat-sink. it runs at 26 C on idle and using prime95 for 1 hour it hits 59C doing a torture test ,i have the voltage at stock settings 1.3750v //.at least thats what core temp says at the VID.//
this is inside a antec 300 case with all 5 fans used even the side fan thats because it helps cool my northbridge by 8-12c

it really never went higher then 54c in gaming for 3 hours on grand theft auto 4,usually stays at 38-32c during basic tasks

not to mention when i"m done playing a game my CPU temp goes down at 10-15c a minute


i really don't want to spend more money on cooling this PC,, is their any other thing i can do to lower my temps or is it fine where it is.


NOTE: only reason i mention the side fan is because people say it makes other components on the PC run hotter but when i take it off it gets components (cpu,northbridge,gpu)
i really wish i could lower my voltage on the cpu but people said not to because its not reliable
i even had it at 1.3475 it work fine on prime 95 for a hour, then a mouth later BSOD on age of empires 3-------weird on a game that makes this CPU run at 30%

sorry for all that info just want to know if i"m safe or not


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May 8, 2010 3:28:42 AM

59C is fine. How long did you Prime95 test (to determine stability) and are you using large FFT?
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