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High Temps On Overclocked Q6600 + Arctic Freezer 7.

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February 12, 2010 9:43:53 AM

Specs-

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 OC'd 3.6Ghz.
XFX 780i Motherboard.
Kingston HyperX RAM 1066Mhz. 4GB.
Zotac GTX260 216 Edition. SLI.
Corsair TX750W Power Supply.
Western Digital Blue 320GB Hard Drive. x2 RAID0
Antec 900 Gamers Case.
Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7.
DVD/R Drive.
5 Fans

As you can see i am set at 3.6, however my temps hit 79C under prime95 small FFTS. I plan on getting a Xigmatek Dark Knight. Will it help? Thanks.

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February 12, 2010 10:24:48 AM

I should check the fitting of the cooler, my Q6600 with ACF7Pro never hits 60c
February 12, 2010 10:41:48 AM

mi1ez said:
I should check the fitting of the cooler, my Q6600 with ACF7Pro never hits 60c

I have a ridiculous Vcore.
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February 12, 2010 11:21:49 AM

Gutted! What you running at? What stepping?

It's still a bit higher than you'd want, I'd say go for the upgrade.
February 12, 2010 11:42:16 AM

mi1ez said:
Gutted! What you running at? What stepping?

It's still a bit higher than you'd want, I'd say go for the upgrade.

I have G0 Kentsfield. And im at 1.534 in BIOS which is reported as ~1.48 in CPU-Z. so high lol. And yer, i've gone and ordered it now :) 
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