Sign-in / Sign-up
Your question

Athlon 5600x2 Temp for Gaming

Tags:
  • CPUs
  • Asus
Last response: in CPUs
June 6, 2012 11:29:10 PM

Hey Guys, I just upgraded my Athlon 3500 to a dual core 5600x2 on my Asus M2N-E. I started playing Star Trek Online, which is working fine. I'm using the PC Probe program to check my CPU temp. My CPU is between 57-60 degrees. Should I turn on Asus Cool & Quiet? Are there any negatives to turning on cool & quiet, what exactly does it do and will it make a difference.

More about : athlon 5600x2 temp gaming

a c 1147 à CPUs
a c 295 Ĉ ASUS
June 7, 2012 1:41:28 AM

+1^
And, it has the added benefit of reducing fans speed when it can. That can make for a quieter machine.
m
0
l
June 7, 2012 2:16:04 AM

Thanks for your replies. So would you recommend using cool & quiet? Is it better on than off? Should I consider buying a new heatsink and fan, or is 60 degrees fine?
m
0
l
June 8, 2012 2:04:18 PM

Thanks for the information guys.
m
0
l