Are these tempratures OK for a Core i5 2300?

Soo just built my nice new sandybridge rig...
=Mobo: Biostar TP67B+
=CPU: Intel Core i5 2300 2.8Ghz OC'd @ 3.4Ghz
=Cooler: Stock intel cooler

This is the first time i've tried overclocking, so I'm a bit of a noob at this...
I used the O.N.E bios overclocking utility for biostar mobos.

Multiplier: From 28x to 32x
Base clock: 100mhz to 105mhz
Clock speed after changes: 3480mhz (avg)

And idle temps are:
Avg: 45'C
Max: 51'C

Full load torture test using Prime95 (In-place large FFT'S) Temps:
Min: 59'C
Avg: 65'C
Max: 74'C

I'm not sure about these temps, they seem a bit high... Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance :)
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  1. temps are fine. i believe intel recommends there cpu's stay below 99c for operating temp. my idle temps are 20c, normal use around 28c and full load at 70c on my OC'd i7 860@4.9Ghz. they are solid chips, can take alot of abuse.
  2. huzibizi said:
    Soo just built my nice new sandybridge rig...
    =Mobo: Biostar TP67B+
    =CPU: Intel Core i5 2300 2.8Ghz OC'd @ 3.4Ghz
    =Cooler: Stock intel cooler

    This is the first time i've tried overclocking, so I'm a bit of a noob at this...
    I used the O.N.E bios overclocking utility for biostar mobos.

    Multiplier: From 28x to 32x
    Base clock: 100mhz to 105mhz
    Clock speed after changes: 3480mhz (avg)

    And idle temps are:
    Avg: 45'C
    Max: 51'C

    Full load torture test using Prime95 (In-place large FFT'S) Temps:
    Min: 59'C
    Avg: 65'C
    Max: 74'C

    I'm not sure about these temps, they seem a bit high... Any suggestions?
    Thanks in advance :)


    Maybe a (very) late reply, but if you're still wondering, I have the same CPU, which used to run at the same temps for me. On the website of Intel it says the max recomended temp is ~72°C. I used to go over that a lot esspecially during a game of 64 men Battlefield 3. I bought a new CPU cooler instead of the stock cooler and my temps are now ~62°C in Battlefield. Which is fine. So if you're still having these temps I would recommend buying a aftermarked CPU cooler, mine was around €40,- and it fits in most cases.

    http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/cpu/57/.html
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