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    3930k x79-ud3 Temperature Issues

    Hey everybody i've never posted on here but have browsed the forum for info for a long time. thank you for any advice in advance. I recently acquired a used Gigabyte x79-ud3 with an i7-3930k c2. i was told it wasn't working when i got it but i have had it running with an overclock to 4.2ghz...
  2. K

    CPU Temperature Spikes

    I put together a build with an ASUS P6X58D Premium MB and Intel Core i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80 GHz, 6.0 GB RAM and Frio CPU Cooler. Been assembled approximately 1 year. Under moderate load seeing temperature spikes up to 50 degrees C from a normal of 40 degrees C via Core Temp. This is a recent...
  3. Skyguy

    Crucial Ballistix 4GB DDR3-2133

    Crucial has another innovation: new Ballistix modules with thermal monitoring. Yes, for the curious or obsessive out there, you can now monitor the temperatures on your memory sticks. Let's take a closer look at these Crucial Ballistix DDR3-2133 modules and see what they can do. And as an added...
  4. Skyguy

    Koolance CPU-LN2-V2 Liquid Nitrogen Cooling Pot

    Generally well known for their water cooling products, Koolance is looking to delve into the rather niche market of extreme cooling. Certainly not mainstream, the sub-zero enthusiasts are a rabid bunch (and we include ourselves here at PureOC in that group) and very particular about things...
  5. Skyguy

    EKWB FC-5870 GPU Water Block

    If you are a water cooling user then you have probably heard of EK Water Blocks. EKWB specializes in water cooling products,and just one of their many offerings is the FC-5870, a full coverage block designed for the Radeon 5870 flagship card. Today we have the opportunity to test...
  6. Skyguy

    Thermaltake Contac 29 CPU Cooler

    For review today, we've got the Thermaltake Contac 29 HSF. Featuring heatpipes, fins aplenty and universal mounting capability and a silent 120mm fan, it certainly meets our expectations as far as specs go, but how does it stand up to other cooling systems? Let's find out. Click HERE for the...
  7. Skyguy

    EK Supreme HF CPU Block

    Water cooling a CPU has been around for quite some time and EK Water Blocks has been on the scene for over eleven years now. No stranger to us, we’ve seen many of their designs across our testing bench. EKWB is finally releasing the Supreme HF (high flow) CPU block, the successor of...
  8. Skyguy

    NZXT Sentry 2

    What sets the NZXT Sentry 2 apart from the ones that other manufacturers are making, or even from their own line? The biggest difference is this: it is controlled by an LCD touch screen. Today we are going to take a look at the Sentry 2, and see if touch screen control is easier to deal with...
  9. Skyguy

    Sapphire Radeon HD5750

    Sapphire's Radeon HD5750 is indeed a budget card, but offers some exciting potential for gamers who can't afford to go down the high-priced road. No shame in that, and we're bang-for-the-buck fanboys as much as the next person. The 5700 series cards bring some very attractive features to the...
  10. Deton

    Core i7 OC Temperature Table

    To view the table click on the link http://forums.pureoverclock.com/showpost.php?p=26905&postcount=10
  11. Skyguy

    Sapphire Radeon 4770

    AMD made a push to reach the 40nm GPU milestone, and they have accomplished that goal, fabricating a chip that should run cooler and draw less power than its predecessors. Sapphire is one of the companies at the forefront of the 40nm market, and we have one of their Radeon 4770 cards fresh off...
  12. Doctor_Death

    Do you have the ultimate cooling system, post your temps

    If you think you have the ultimate cooling system? Lets see what you have, and how well it cools, post your temps and a photo of your cooling system.
  13. Deton

    PureOC Watercooling Showdown

    Have you ever wondering, how good is your watercooling system performance against to the other? Let find out shall we. I’ve invited on selected members to participate in the performance test and most of them were the Maximus owners. Because I want to have a similar test bed rigs as...
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    Guys....why are my temps soo high? :(

    Hi guyss, once again i have another problem. Well.....i've recently just overclocked my computer, Q6600 @ 3.33ghz...I've done a lot of tests and everything thing seems to be fine and stable. But just one problem, why are my temps soo high? At 3.33ghz idle, the core temp is around 40-50 degrees...
  15. bullydog

    Swiftech H20-220 Compact Water Cooling for Beginners

    Just like to share some information and performance numbers my newly purchase swiftech H20-220 Compact for those who are keen on water cooling but a little skeptical on the amount of work and risk involved. The swiftech is one those all in one kits that really performs well...okay initially i...
  16. Deton

    WaterCooling System Makeover

    The H20-220 Apex Ultra has been a great system to cool an over clocked E6600 to 3.6Ghz or up to 3.90Ghz but since I’ve upgraded the MOBO – Maximus Formula SE and CPU- Quad 6600. Now I have to cool the Northbridge chip and the over clocked 8800GTS. There are a lot of heat dump into this system...
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    Should my Q6600 idle at 58C?

    I just built a new machine this weekend: I have a Q6600 G0 on an ASUS P5W64 WS motherboard with DDR2-800 crucial balistix. Problem is I get the BIOS bleeping at me telling me the CPU is overheating, with stock settings. If I boot from cold, looking in the BIOS the CPU temp is 58C. I...
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    Core Temp, a great little app for monitoring core temps

    I'm a big fan of this little application so i'm making a quick sticky for it along with the details. You can download it from here