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    How low can you go?

    CPU temp wise.

    It wasn't even a cold day:



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    Re: How low can you go?

    my second pc runs it's e6600 at 18 degrees on one core and 19 on the other, TAT and coretemp say the same thing

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    Re: How low can you go?

    How is that physically possible?!?!?!

    Depends on the air temp I guess...

    I remember getting 17 or 16C (maybe even 12C, can't remember, I know it was low) once on a 'lesser' rig.
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    Re: How low can you go?

    My chip is still screwed :/ Lowest I get is about 40oC, and thats idle, stock speed, with a Thermalright 120 ultra extreme and a fan running at double your fan's speed

    I'm planning on just selling it.

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    Re: How low can you go?

    dunno really.. scythe ninja + P182. think it ran around 22 degree's in the heat of summer

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    Re: How low can you go?

    What chip is it Acrobat?
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    Re: How low can you go?

    an E6600 as in his system spec ~I guess
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    Re: How low can you go?

    Now it is 17 and 18 at idle.......

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    Re: How low can you go?

    Acrobat, you have some serious problems if that's the E6600.

    Ever thought of a warranty replacement?
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    Re: How low can you go?

    Yeah its an E6600. I'm not sure if I would be covered under warrenty because its still below dangerous levels. I'm going to test it in another computer next week and then I'll know for sure if its the chip or what. And then I'm not sure what I would do. Hopefully just sell it on Ebay or whatever. The temps you folks get are amazing :O And that first one is with a really low speed fan too... which just shows how far off my chip is :C

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    Re: How low can you go?

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    Re: How low can you go?

    I mayaswell have

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    Re: How low can you go?

    Have you checked to see if the cpu fan is fixed securly ?
    Just a thought as the first time i put a fan ( stock fan ) on a C2D it didnt fix correctly
    2 of the fixing points "popped out"
    noticed in the pre boot checks so was ok

    E6850 @ 3.0 GHz 17 deg C

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    Re: How low can you go?

    Wow could cool my drink on that one

    And yeah, I even tried 3 different heatsink+fans. I'll get it sorted next week anyway.

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    Re: How low can you go?

    One must remember that motherboard/chip thermistors are not known to be tremendously accurate, and it's likely that the 17&#176; result is just as far from the actual chip temperature as the 40&#176; reading.

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    Re: How low can you go?

    From what I know, they've switched to digital sensors now on the later motherboards, surely they're more accurate?
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