[SOLVED] is 85 °C too hot for cpu at 100% load

Mar 13, 2020
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hello

so recently i OC'd my core 2 duo e6550
2.33 ghz to 2.59 ghz now i am getting 45 degrees on idle and 85 on gaming and 100% load

so i just want to know if that is safe or too hot and (dangerous)

thank you
 

Eximo

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Probably okay. I would check the temps on the motherboard just to be safe, if your VRMs are north of 105C that might not be so good.

Though it depends on your preparedness to replace this hardware. Pretty outdated, and the cost of entry for a replacement quad core has never been lower.
 

Eximo

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Probably okay. I would check the temps on the motherboard just to be safe, if your VRMs are north of 105C that might not be so good.

Though it depends on your preparedness to replace this hardware. Pretty outdated, and the cost of entry for a replacement quad core has never been lower.
 

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