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November 24, 2011 4:57:22 PM

ive overclocked my 965 to 4014mhz and want to know whether my temps are ok, without telling you what mine are can any give me temp range i should stay within,

ive read quite a few threads on subject and opinion seems to vairey quite a lot,
any help really appretiacted,

sorry about the spelling thanks

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November 24, 2011 5:53:03 PM

What temps are you getting? What cooler do you have?
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November 25, 2011 1:05:41 AM

ive only got stock cooler, prime95 levels off at 75c,
realworld desktop internet between 40-45,
is there a way i can moniter temps during gaming im a real neeb at overclocking,

November 25, 2011 1:40:34 AM

after a bit more research i know your going to tell me my temps are to high,
could you please recomend a cooler,
ive got three exhaust fans and one intake at the front of my case,
not sure what cpu cooler best fit with this,
thinking either air cooler fan blowing direction of air flow,
or somthing like h70,
but where would i mount radiator fit with my system layout,
thankyou
November 25, 2011 2:18:06 AM

i know ive posted three times, but have checked out your link and i think your cooler looks perfect, i know what im buying for christmas thankyou,
still can you please tell me how i check my temps during gaming,
and why when i test cpu speed its higher when im not running any other programmes,
the difference about 50mhz
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November 25, 2011 11:41:16 AM

The temps on load with prime95 are very high, use coretemp for check your temps under games load.

The frequency difference is a bug on AMD.
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November 25, 2011 12:15:50 PM

donkeywax said:
after a bit more research i know your going to tell me my temps are to high,
could you please recomend a cooler,
ive got three exhaust fans and one intake at the front of my case,
not sure what cpu cooler best fit with this,
thinking either air cooler fan blowing direction of air flow,
or somthing like h70,
but where would i mount radiator fit with my system layout,
thankyou


Considering the H70 price range I'll recommend this cooling solution, Now let me explain why.

I am right now running an AMD 965BE overclocked to 3900mhz running the Noctua NH-D14 in passive mode, meaning the only airflow the heat sink is getting is case airflow at 56C load.

Adding it's cooling fans back to the Noctua NH-D14 drops that load temperature by 11C with a 23C ambient room temperature, additionally you can use higher CFM fans and replace the stock fans for even better cooling.

This is one CPU cooler that higher CFM fans do yield better cooling as some coolers do not.

My 2 cents on the subject.
November 27, 2011 2:11:45 AM

thanks for your help, ive put my bios settings back to normal,
and will buy a new cooler before trying again,
i was actually thinking 212 evo as its a lot cheaper and i see saint19 got a 212+
saint19 have you bought extra fan for it, if so what did you go with,
thanks again for your help
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November 28, 2011 11:35:05 AM

donkeywax said:
thanks for your help, ive put my bios settings back to normal,
and will buy a new cooler before trying again,
i was actually thinking 212 evo as its a lot cheaper and i see saint19 got a 212+
saint19 have you bought extra fan for it, if so what did you go with,
thanks again for your help


I had it with single fan, temps was good at load (47ºC i think). Easy mount and excellent price/performance, if you want go with another fan for push/pull, go with one of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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