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air cooled opty owners

Discussion in 'CPUs' started by gazozborne, 6 Jul 2006.

  1. gazozborne


    Joined: 31 Oct 2005

    Posts: 247

    Location: South Yorkshire

    Just wondering what temps yours are running at during these summer months? (or rather, when its quite warm :p )

    Weird question i know but im just checking if mine is too hot, its 41c at the moment (baring in mind my windows broken, just a fan in here). Used to be 32c when i first bought it, i've re applied Arctic Silver again today but during games it hits 51c, its got an AC freezer pro on it - is this a normal temp?
  2. red11


    Joined: 12 Jun 2005

    Posts: 8,396

    That's fine, mine idle at 39/40c and the highest I've seen them go up to was 58c but that was with my case closed. With the side off and a fan blowing into it, temps don't go above 54c. This is with a Akasa Evo120.
  3. Stan_Lite

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 27 Apr 2004

    Posts: 107,331

    Location: In bed with your sister

    Load temps on my 170 are between 50 and 54 depending on ambient temp, running [email protected] 24/7 - perfectly acceptable IMO.

    Stan :)
  4. Viral


    Joined: 15 Mar 2006

    Posts: 455

    Location: Vancouver, BC

    Mine sits around 41c at idle and 54c-56c when running games like Oblivion etc. I have mine clocked to 2.6Ghz in a Antec Sonata 2 case, so not the best cooling but its nice and quiet.
  5. cyclopopcicle

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 30 Aug 2003

    Posts: 1,424

    mine is sitting at 36 with a case temp of 31
    room temp st the moment (7:46am) is 25
    akasa eve 120
    load temps are at around 46 gaming

    opti 146 sitting at 2.6
  6. Amps


    Joined: 23 Mar 2003

    Posts: 2,652

    Location: Scotland

    Mine sits at 36-38 when idleing and hits about 55C when under full load.

    Thats at 2.95Ghz with 1.57V through its ass.

    Running alkmost silently 1 silent 7 volted 120mm and 1 intake , 1 exhaust at 5v.

    Thats in an antec sonata and using an ThermalRight SI-120 and the computers ina cupboard.
  7. 22BUK


    Joined: 27 Feb 2003

    Posts: 447

    Location: London

    My Opty 148 runs at 2.9GHz in a shuttle. Load temps hit 60deg. 3GHz hits 65deg and requires more than stock volts so I only run at this speed for benching.
  8. Neo4

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,115

    Location: Huntingdon,UK

    Running at 51c 2.7ghz on a Opty165 that's whilst running 2xsp2004 small ftt.

    Thermaltake Kandalf 2x 120mm intake 2x 120mm exhaust XP120

    2.7ghz it idles at 33c.BF2 it climbs to 47c.
  9. Murzo


    Joined: 7 Oct 2005

    Posts: 609

    My opty @2.7 sits at:

    29 degrees idle

    38-40 load
  10. FrankJH


    Joined: 6 Jun 2005

    Posts: 22,512

    whats the best way of measuring temp?

    I have never really looked into this even though I should

    I currently have an Opty 170 with a freezer pro only doing 2.5Ghz on an Abit crossfire board until I can change my psu
  11. n3x


    Joined: 2 Nov 2005

    Posts: 958

    Location: Surrey

    my opty reached 59 on the hottest day so far this year, had no problems tho :)
  12. gazozborne


    Joined: 31 Oct 2005

    Posts: 247

    Location: South Yorkshire

    Ah doesn't seem as bad as i thought then :p - Was a bit worried as people used to mention 50c+ being too high for an opteron, forgot to mention mines @ 2.5 but going by everyones temps it looks to be normal then.

    Cheers people :)
  13. james.miller


    Joined: 17 Aug 2003

    Posts: 19,429

    Location: Woburn Sand Dunes

    opteron 148 @ 3ghz/1.55v - 53c load. cooled by a scythe ninja with the stock fan
  14. stigggeh


    Joined: 2 Apr 2004

    Posts: 2,900

    i have a dodgy sensor on my shuttle it hits 45c [email protected] with cpu fans on 60% BUT i am sure is more like 55c
  15. Sparky-F1


    Joined: 23 Nov 2004

    Posts: 7,722

    Location: Roundabout City

    Running my 165 at 2.7ghz and dual sp2004 run it hits 49c.Idles at 34.