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a core hit 73C should I be worried?

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I am running a stress test.

 

Thanks guys!

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I am running a stress test.

 

Thanks guys!

 

Slightly

 

Give more info CPU, Cooler and voltage.

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Slightly

 

Give more info CPU, Cooler and voltage.

 

 

I have a pic

 

Gskill 6gb DDR3

asus prem mobo

i7 930

windows 64

A70 heatsink

overclocked to 4.0 GHZ.

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using this guide.

 

http://www.overclock.net/intel-motherboards/662236-asus-p6x58d-premium-e-thread-4.html#post8397751

 

 

 

So far, all my stress tests say I am good to go.

 

But I just wanted to ask the pros first.

 

 

 

I have been playing fallout 3, but no program I run will get the temps as high as a stress test.

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That's nothing to be worried about. 73c at IntelBurnTest is completely normal.

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That's nothing to be worried about. 73c at IntelBurnTest is completely normal.

 

 

Thanks.

 

 

Check out my WEI score before

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after 4.0ghz OC

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Thanks.

 

 

Check out my WEI score before

score.png

 

after 4.0ghz OC

Score2.png

 

 

just played fallout 3 / starcraft 2, for about 3 hrs. max temp was @ 52C.

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Again Nope! The stock cooler from Intel delivers temperatures that high or higher at stock CPU speeds.

 

 

Do you guys think I should/can push for 4.2GHZ?

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Again Nope! The stock cooler from Intel delivers temperatures that high or higher at stock CPU speeds.

 

Exactly. My 920 will hit 77c load at stock speeds with the stock cooler. Overclock it to 3.44 and I hit over 90c.

 

As far as overclocking it more, as long as it's stable and you're comfortable with the temperatures, 4.2ghz should be attainable.

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