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Old 07-19-09, 03:12 AM   #198
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Default Re: Core i7 Overclocking thread

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Originally Posted by bob saget View Post
yes correct. I heard something about i7s running hot, but i am not sure if this is how it should be. I did not use AS5, i used the thirmalright stuff that came with the heatsink.
I hope these temps are acceptable. We have been having a scorching last 3-4 days.
Some I7's run hot and some pretty cool. Mine idles at 36 degrees at 4.2 1.3 volts. Prime95 goes up to mid to high 80's. That's fine because no program I use, needs 100% of the cores all the time.
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