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    Question P4 2.8 helps


    Hi,

    I have been reading around and am seeing various ranges for CPU temps, depending on who is saying the ranges are from 30-35 is good, while some will say as high as 50. This is the first computer I built, so I am not sure about everything and want to double check. I am using an intel motherboard 915PCY I with a 2.8GHz processor (LGA775, HT). It is running at 49 standard and 60 when running games or many programs. It does not really go any higher, but I have never seen it lower than 46 either. Is there a certain amount of time to break the processor in, or is this a good temp range? Or should I look at a different paste? Also, the motherboard range for area 1 and 2 is between 32 and 37 for both for heavy and light processing.

    Thanks for any help.
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    Those are acceptable but not spectacular temps. You can look at arctic silver thermal paste and/or a new higher performance cpu fan/heatsink to try bringing that down if you plan to OC or something, else its not a big deal.
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    P4 CPU temp!


    Hi,

    Your P4 2.8 LGA775 seemed running around -4C better than my P4 3.0 LGA775. My data are:

    - Ambient Ta: 18-20 C

    --------------Low load------High load (e.g Norton Virus scan)
    - Zone 1 & 2..36-38 C..........38-41 C
    - CPU............49-51 C.........53-64 C

    What is your ambient (room) temperature Ta? I think the CPU temp also increase along with Ta! Therefore, pls specifiy the Ta.

    CKanthon
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    room temperature


    Hi,

    generally in the morning the ambient temp is about 21C, but because of my room mates, by the afternoon the temp is up to 24C. I do not see a large change though in the temp of my computer though, but the CPU fan does increase by nearly 800 RPM in the afternoon. , and thanks Karsh44 for the info.

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