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Acceptable Temp's for Overclocking a CPU

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August 1, 2010 11:26:33 PM

hey guys, i just O'D my 1055T proc from 2.8 to 3.66 and i wanted to know what an acceptable temperature range is. I'm using a Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme for CPU cooling, and I'm using Speed Fan to monitor temps. so right now at idle I'm sitting at 36C and while playing SC2 and Dirt2 earlier today, for about an hour, the temps got up to 52C, soon as i stopped playing the temp almost immediately dropped into the 40's

This is my first overclock job so I'm just making sure that I'm within an acceptable range. let me know what u guys think. Thanks
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August 1, 2010 11:28:29 PM

temps look real good, good job on the OC
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August 1, 2010 11:38:59 PM

ok cool, so just so i know, what would be a bad temperature range to be in?
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August 1, 2010 11:53:43 PM

once you creep into the 60's on load you can start worrying about bringing down temps.
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August 1, 2010 11:55:39 PM

ok, cool, thanks
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August 1, 2010 11:55:48 PM

Best answer selected by xaero1ne.
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