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My cpu is running stock speed at 2.4GHZ-2.7GHZ with turbo core on. normally the temp is around 75-85 degrees ferinheight. I recently overclocked it to 3GHZ and now the temp is 110-130 degrees ferinheight.

Q: Is this a safe temp or i need to buy a better heat sink because I'm using the stock one.

asked Dec 31 '11 at 01:14

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edited Dec 31 '11 at 01:49

Are you sure about them temps?

130F is 54.44°C

That is cold for most processors.

answered Dec 31 '11 at 01:45

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Yeah i just uploaded a screenshot

(Dec 31 '11 at 01:49) kingnazz kingnazz's gravatar image

FM1's run cool anyway. 130F is nothing. My CPU runs at 194F at 5GHz. I need another fan for the radiator I think :P

(Dec 31 '11 at 01:58) Jackster1337 Jackster1337's gravatar image

I just don't want to screw up the CPU

(Dec 31 '11 at 02:20) kingnazz kingnazz's gravatar image

thats pretty cold! I once had a macbook that had a broken cpu fan, and i could run it to 85 degrees CELCIUS, and then it would overheat and shut off. XD but yeah thats a really safe cpu temp.

answered Dec 31 '11 at 01:58

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What is your secret??? I wish my CPU was that cool...

answered Dec 31 '11 at 04:27

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try to stay under 70C (160F)

answered Dec 31 '11 at 07:34

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Asked: Dec 31 '11 at 01:14

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