Temps for intel CPU 940?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by lancer, Jul 21, 2006.

  1. lancer

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    is 56-58c a good idle temp for this processor, i just built new machine yesterday and used an arctic cooling freezer pro 7 heatsink+fan to cool the chip instead of the stock one. Just want to make sure it seems normal. I have bearing used the comp yet, not even install xp. but looking at the temps via the bios. i'm using an intel D945psn mobo.
     
  2. madmatt

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    I have the 950 and I run right around there. A bit cooler at 51-54C (I have the ZALMAN 9500).
     
  3. lancer

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    good so its not too bad then, but not too good either, the fan right now is going pretty slow about 1850rpm. i think once the thermal paste is set and the os is installed i think there is a fan util that can make it run faster. or is 1850rpm a good speed?

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    i just looked on newegg and the fan runs upto 2500rpm, so even another 200rpm faster should bring the temps down by about 4c?!
     
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    Intel Pentium D's run hot, like most Intel chips... in other words, this is normal. The new Core 2 Duo makes big strides in the heat department.
     
  5. lancer

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    well actually, now my temp is down to 51c, guess the paste must be setting, looking forward to lower temps :0