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Intel 2600k Temp issues ?

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August 7, 2011 1:27:28 AM

I have just recently purchase a i7 2600k i have also have the
Zalman CNPS10X Extreme cooler on it. I am running 4 computers in the one room, 3 pc's and 1 alien-ware laptop. on stock im running idle 30c and 100% load running 58c this is with hyper threading on as well. the ambient room temp is around 30 - 35c. When i overclock to 4.5ghz im seeing temps from 35c idle, and 71 on full load. i do know the tcase max is 72.6c but from my knowledge hd monitor programs read tjunction temps not tcase is this correct ? also isn't the tjunction max temp for corei7 around 100c ? so i guess back to my main question is 71c acceptable for having aftermarket cooler at that stock speed with ambient temp of 35c ?
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August 7, 2011 1:36:47 AM

Seem ok to me..
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August 7, 2011 1:55:50 AM

Ambient temp of 35C, mate you must hate the cold! 71C @ 4.5GHz sounds OK to me. I get around 62C @ 4.5 but ambient is significantly lower and different cooler. The Tjunction is 98C and the thermal throttle is 95C, so your still well under the limits.
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August 7, 2011 10:12:29 AM

your temps are just fine dont worry about it.
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August 7, 2011 1:36:37 PM

71c tcase is a bit warm, will probably put you in the mid to high 80's celsius on the cores. All though that isn't horrible for a 4.5 overclock in a hot room, I wouldn't want to be pushing near max temps. When you say full load, what program are you talking about?
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August 7, 2011 3:41:50 PM

Those are good temps, taking into account the high ambient.

My recommendation for a happy Sandy Bridge long-term overclock:
1. Keep peak Prime95 core temps below 75ºC
2. Keep CPU voltage below 1.4v
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August 7, 2011 3:47:50 PM

Yeah if they're core temps your good, if they're tcase then you need to back the OC down.
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August 7, 2011 10:09:56 PM

there core temps, 34, 33, 34, 35 idle, and 69, 68, 69, 71 on full load with intel burn, using cpuid hw monitor.
also using 1.3v cpu v at 4.5ghz
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August 7, 2011 10:32:46 PM

Temps are fine mate.
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