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Old 12-24-06, 06:48 PM   #2
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Default Re: E6600 + Zalman 9700 Temp Check Please (luv a newb - it's Christmas!)

I think your temperatures are good! Mine are 55c at max load and at the lowest fan speed but Im not worried. Sure the room is around 7c cooler instead during a hot summer day but thats still within the margin where no permanent damage occurs. You also have to remember the 55c were archieved by dual Prime95 with the max. heat tests, and Im willing to bet there are no commerical games or programs that will heat up the CPU like dual Prime95 does (constant 100% load on both cores) for quite some time.

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