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Old 07-18-10, 04:22 PM   #5
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Default Re: Q9450 CPU Temps and Voltage

No stepping of 9450 should idle in the 50's on air or 40's with an H50 unless the ambient temp in your case is high, or you've got a reporting issue. Some early bios versions on some motherboards were buggy in that regard, and had issues reporting proper temps. Also make sure you're using a program like RealTemp which reads the distance to TJMax for each each core, in case you've got one core running higher than the rest which will skew the '"overall" temp reading.
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