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What are average idle cpu temps?

Discussion in 'Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades' started by shinakuma9, Sep 27, 2008.

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  1. shinakuma9

    shinakuma9 Notebook Deity

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    did you manage to fix it?
     
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    TehSuigi Part-time Acer Moderator

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    Well, yeah - by doing a fresh install of Vista Ultimate.
    I might begin to undervolt again, but not until I have a new Complete PC Backup.
     
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    matmat07 Notebook Evangelist

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    Mine is at 1.0375 for 12x and every other a minimum. But maybe you can lower it further, others managed to lower it to minimum too(12x)
     
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    Michel.K 167WAISIQ

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    I would say that the worst thing that could happen is if it blue screens AND corrupt files so you may not be able to boot up the OS and have to do a fresh install in order to fix it (when you lose the abillity to recover in any other way). Otherwise it's completely safe, i agree! :)
     
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    how much is minimum??
     
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    TehSuigi Part-time Acer Moderator

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    The minimum allowable is .950 V.
     
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    K-TRON Hi, I'm Jimmy Diesel ^_^

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    rightmark only has a limite amount of voltages which the processor can be set to. The lowest being 0.950V and the highest is 1.450V.

    K-TRON
     
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    agbluestick Notebook Geek

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    40 average, 69 while gaming, i have it undervolted at 1.0750 from 6.0x tru 12.0x
     
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    TehSuigi Part-time Acer Moderator

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    In the process of undervolting right now.
    From 86 degrees max on stock voltage 1.225V to 62 degrees at 1.05V.
    Gonna keep plugging and see how low I can go, then give it an hour-long ORTHOS grind.
    After I went below 1.1V, my system also stopped going into thermal throttling mode. This is VERY encouraging.
     
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    Mine idles between 30 and 36 degrees, but it's undervolted @ 0.95V, except for highest multiplier which is at 1.0625V.

    I think mine's lower because it is a Penryn 45nm.
     
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    TehSuigi Part-time Acer Moderator

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    Probably - although mine idles at around 35-40 even before UVing.
    And speaking of which, I've decided to hold at 1.025V for 11x. It's 0.2V below stock, drops my temps by QUITE a sizable margin (not sure how much though, as my room temp's dropped too), and hasn't caused a thermal trip once through 35 minutes of ORTHOS.
    All the other multipliers seem stable too.
    I'll give it some 3DMarking and a little bit of TF2, and get back to you.

    Heh - it'd be great if I ultimately UV my CPU and OC my GPU (or at least its shaders).

    EDIT: Ran a few 3DMark06 runs w/o any CPU problems...it's just that Deep Freeze is running about 3 fps slower for some reason I don't quite know. Going to TF2 now.

    EDIT 2: TF2 ran just fine. I think I'm gonna let this thing run ORTHOS for most of tomorrow before I pass official judgment on its stability.
     
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    dkwhite Notebook Deity

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    Unvervolting won't affect idle temps.

    I idle at 24-26c on my DV9700T and with undervolting I have load temps of 43-45c now. I used to reach 60c before I undervolted.

    My 8600GS card idles at 46-48c and load so far is 53c

    The main benefit for me is the extra battery life. I have 2 hard drives in my notebook so I lose about 20 minutes of battery life with the extra HD, but gain 30 with undervolting.
     
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    Tinderbox (UK) Sir Pumpkin Longshanks

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    Of course it will, less voltage = less heat! even at idle!

     
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    dkwhite Notebook Deity

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    Not in my experience, it only affects load temps. Umm, Mostly because the lowest multiplier on the penryn is already volted to the lowest amount at .950 :p
     
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