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    Hi,

    I have a GO Q6600 @ 3 Ghz. My core voltage is at 1.184v. My temps are about 55oC at idle at reach up to 78oC at load! I have a tuniq tower 120 with AS5. I have reseated my cooler several times and reapplied the thermal paste according to posts on this forum. (A horizontal line across the cores). The temps seem to be very high and i don't think my voltages are high at all. Does anyone have any ideas why they are so high and how i could solve it. Finally i have most of the other settings in my bios set to auto. So it may be that i have left something to high.
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    Re: Something is not right here

    one thing you need to remember is that not all proccys are the same...

    some overclock better than others...

    some are cooler than others...

    it's just the way it is unfortunatly

    so my bet would be on that ^^
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    Re: Something is not right here

    When you have taken the cooler off has the paste spread evenly? You might have a convex chip or HSF.

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    Re: Something is not right here

    What are you using to measure the temps?

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    Re: Something is not right here

    I use coretemp to measure the temperatures and yes the AS5 was spread evenly.
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    Re: Something is not right here

    You may have put too much AS5 on you really need very little, too much will increase temps just like too little will.

    Another possibility is that the airflow in your case is bad so the case air is warm or you are pulling warm air from another component hard drives or graphics card for example.

    Have you tried with the side of the case off? If you see a large drop in temps then poor air flow or air coming from other hot components is the likely cause.

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    Re: Something is not right here

    I've come to the conclusion that Coretemp often posts temps that are too high. See this: http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==

    It's not that it's measuring inaccurately, but it has incorrect values for TJMax. I'd say your temps are actually around 10C lower, but that's still pretty hot. What happens if you take off the OC and just run it on auto (including voltage)?

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