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i5-2500k Max Full Load Temps?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware & Builds' started by The Wild Peech, Jan 10, 2013 with 2 replies and 370 views.

  1. The Wild Peech

    The Wild Peech Enthusiast

    I am currently in the process of overclocking my i5-2500k processor with a Hyper 212+. I am currently at 4.4GHz and am sitting at an average 62-65 C at full load. Should I keep going, or are those temps about what I want to stick with? In general, what do I want to be my max temp at full load? I am also new to this process, so any other help with this is appreciated as well.
  2. Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez Twitch.tv/kingsintv Retired

    65C at full load isn't bad at all. Especially since most of the time you won't even be at full load. Prime tests are designed to stress it to the max, so i wouldn't worry too much. As for going higher, unless your going for bench marks there's no reason to go any higher than 4.4GHz. I've got my i5 3570k at 4.0GHz and don't see a need to go higher. Anything under 90C should be fine :smile:
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  3. Overclocker

    Overclocker Enthusiast

    As long as you don't hit 80C , You're fine. ( I would recommend under 70C )

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