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Old December 6, 2008, 05:46 AM
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Depends on the CPU. An E8400 shouldn't but if you have an E2xxx or an E5xxx series it might need that much.
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Old December 6, 2008, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Gameplaywarrior View Post
After some tweaking I got the voltage down to 1.3V respectfully as it varies with speed step. Thanks to my new heat sink which came friday (thay left it at my store as aposed to my house) It idles at 20C now and load is 43C. I am sooo pleased with the results now what do you all think?
What's your room temperature? The sensors on my DFI board report (at best guess) at least 10c under actual temps so you might want to take the temps you're seeing with a grain of salt.

Not a big deal with the kind of temps you're seeing now, but something to think about if you push the OC to a point where you are seeing temps at the upper end of what is considered safe.
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