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Temperature peaks on X9100

#1 Post by wujstefan » Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:56 am

Well I have a weird situation in here, and I personally feel that this may be connected to temp sensor on the CPU.

I have lately installed X9100 in a intel-based R500 motherboard. Everything works fine on stock voltage, the system runs cool under load (~65C with Orthos test) - however, once every couple of minutes I've got the readings of likes ~90C. Tried to measure with both HWinfo, tpfancontrol and Throttlestop, but all are pretty much the same. Fresh thermals applied, fan and heatpipe work perfectly fine as well. Any ideas?
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W700 - workhorse
R600 (R500 mobo inside R60 chassis) - daily
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:38 am

Bad CPU?
It's not an officially supported CPU, only for bragging rights.
Go back to a T9900/T9800/T9600, they run much cooler.
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#3 Post by wujstefan » Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:12 am

I will check the CPU on a non-thinkpad unit. Actually this may be true since the power consumption on this particular one is huge as well. Anyway will try to unlock / overclock with extra voltage to seek for the temp jumps.

T9900 is signifficantly more expensive, not to mention multiplier lock. Or I will drop it back to P9600/P9700.
Dailies:
X230 - travel / garage
W700 - workhorse
R600 (R500 mobo inside R60 chassis) - daily
600x w/i7 board - thing to admire
Collectibles:
T43, Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i, A31p, T23
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#4 Post by MikalE » Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:42 am

I've been very happy with the performance gains using the T9600 over the P8700 that my T500 came with.

Bragging rights are nice, but I think a cool running, glitch-free T500 is worth more.
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#5 Post by wujstefan » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:58 am

I guess you are right. Dropped down to P9600, further undervolted and now peaks at 58C.
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X230 - travel / garage
W700 - workhorse
R600 (R500 mobo inside R60 chassis) - daily
600x w/i7 board - thing to admire
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#6 Post by PeterNC » Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:52 am

No longer needed.
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#7 Post by TuuS » Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:37 am

It's possible your CPU was damaged from excessive overclocking, or it could be a knock off. I guess the only way to know for sure is to compare it with a known good CPU. I can tell you that several years ago I built some R500 with an iMac CPU that was essentially similar to a T9900. Although they definitely ran warmer than the other CPU options, there was nothing worrisome and certainly never saw 90 degrees Centigrade.

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#8 Post by PeterNC » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:28 am

No longer needed.
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#9 Post by wujstefan » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:26 am

PeterNC wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:52 am
For it is worth in a W500 I had I installed a X9100 and it became highly unstable and too hot.
I found X9100 to work at full load, full clock and undervolted under 80 in those systems.
RealBlackStuff wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:38 am
Bad CPU?
TuuS wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:37 am
It's possible your CPU was damaged from excessive overclocking, or it could be a knock off.
Bingo. Must have been either damaged before or counterfeit. Tested on HP 8730w, and it kills the system on stock clock and voltage while with far superior cooling system. I did not overclock it at any point before the test.
PeterNC wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:28 am
This is true. But is kind of an expensive experiment to keep buying X9100s for limited performance gains. :)
Performance gain is huge over T9600 and the likes (4GHz+ is easily accessable) while the CPU costs around $25. Ofc this is not a 7th gen i7, but offers high, stable clock.
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X230 - travel / garage
W700 - workhorse
R600 (R500 mobo inside R60 chassis) - daily
600x w/i7 board - thing to admire
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T43, Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i, A31p, T23
Under construction:
R52p, T22, A22m, R40, T30, Z61m

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#10 Post by PeterNC » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:34 pm

No longer needed.
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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#11 Post by wujstefan » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:55 am

Yup, but these are no longer 16:10.
Not to mention you'd put the same RAM / SSD to the W510/520 - so the difference is actually CPU cost only :)
As for graphics, this particular one will most likely run on 2503 dock, so no big deal in there.

Anyway, let's just not talk about personal preferences. If this is the price thing only, I'm getting elitebook 8740w/8760w/8770w.
Dailies:
X230 - travel / garage
W700 - workhorse
R600 (R500 mobo inside R60 chassis) - daily
600x w/i7 board - thing to admire
Collectibles:
T43, Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i, A31p, T23
Under construction:
R52p, T22, A22m, R40, T30, Z61m

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#12 Post by zod » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:43 pm

No longer needed?

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#13 Post by wujstefan » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:40 am

zod wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:43 pm
No longer needed?
There was something else in there before PeterNC edited the post :)
Dailies:
X230 - travel / garage
W700 - workhorse
R600 (R500 mobo inside R60 chassis) - daily
600x w/i7 board - thing to admire
Collectibles:
T43, Z60t, G41, R30, R50e, R61i, A31p, T23
Under construction:
R52p, T22, A22m, R40, T30, Z61m

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#14 Post by zod » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:29 am

wujstefan wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:40 am
There was something else in there before PeterNC edited the post :)
I don't have any doubts about that. He edited all his posts and topics on the forum in the same manner. If I were moderator here, PeterNC would be 'no longer needed' for sure.

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#15 Post by RealBlackStuff » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:23 am

As you wish, he now is "No longer needed" (= deactivated).

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Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

#16 Post by zod » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:31 pm

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