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overclocking i7 haswell to 5.8ghz, got an issue

#1nehukogPosted 8/27/2013 6:00:54 PM
so OC'd my haswell to 5.8ghz, and I can't seem to keep the temp below 60 degrees idle. Even with water cooling. any ideas?
#2ShubPosted 8/27/2013 6:01:36 PM
What did you expect? :)
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#3MasterDonGeroPosted 8/27/2013 6:02:59 PM
What's your water cooling loop consist of?
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#4BuburibonPosted 8/27/2013 6:03:53 PM
Wow, what voltage are you running through that thing?
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#5jakisthePosted 8/27/2013 6:04:42 PM
Why
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#6k debonairPosted 8/27/2013 6:07:46 PM(edited)
it's the bad solder.

I have the same issue with haswell under water. Even though the loop can dissipate the heat just fine, the die heats up because the IHS can't conduct the heat away fast enough. de-lid and your idle temps will go down 15-20C.
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#7Snuckie7Posted 8/27/2013 6:16:09 PM
Should the idle temps even be that high? I was under the impression that almost all motherboards downclock and undervolt the processor when it's idle. So idle temps should be no different than stock.
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#8nehukog(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2013 6:29:39 PM
well whatever, gonna push it to 6ghz!
#9nehukog(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2013 6:30:39 PM
just to be clear I am just experimenting to see how far I can push it haha
#10DerPancakePosted 8/27/2013 6:30:54 PM
My ass, show me the pictures.
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