Lol. I don't stop prime until I hit 100C. 75C is fine for a CPU as long as it is stable. My temps weren't any better with the test sample I got. I was running the D14 on a open air test bench, and my highest temp with a 4.6 ghz over clock while running 1.44v was about 71 max. Could have probably had better temps, but I am using AS5 still and probably put too much on the CPU anyways. I mean, if I were really trying to get that temp down, I probably could have lowered it 4 degrees by making extra sure I mounted the heat sink on right. That might be your problem as well.
You aren't by any chance using the TIM that is already on the cooler when it came out of the box, are you? If so, just get some good TIM. Let your temps get down to 70C. Be happy and call it quits.
However, since I assume that is not the issues, could you tell us your BIOS settings? Maybe you can tweak things to reduce the CPU voltage/ cpu heat.
well ... now I am confused ... I was useing HWinFO64 to see my temps ... I installed Core temp 1.0 .. and it shows them WAY lower ... Almost too Low. Core Temp is showing my Temps of all 8x cores at 12 -14c idle.
What software do yall use to check temps ?
Edit (added info) .. so ran AMD overdrive ... it gives the same temps that Core Temp 1.0 gives .. alot lower then HiwinFo64. ... as far was what the setting are .. right now I have all OC off .. everything set at auto ... just tryn too see where my temps are now. .. back too OCing tomarrow .. if I dont get 5.0 GHZ .. going too be pissed.
Edited by neko77025, 06 January 2012 - 01:37 AM.