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Reborn of the Lynnfield

by thepurest


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Date Published

Sept. 8, 2015

Date Built

Sept. 5, 2015

CPU Clock Rate

4 GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

29.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

50.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.08 GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

5.6 GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

25.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

62.0° C


Built in 2009

Upgraded in 2015-2017

Mainly gaming @1080p

3DMark Fire Strike

Part Reviews


Very nice board, never had any problem. A lot of features for overclocking abilities.


Got this in some promo. Load times, transfer speed, write speed all pretty decent.


6 years and counting. Never failed me once.

Video Card

Was indecisive between this one and the GTX 760 (220$) Was basically a no-brainer since I get the same performance at a lower price.

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Dufsao15 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

if the cpu get to that temp the I recommend getting a new one, maybe a cooler master hyper 212 evo?

LeMMingSlayeR 23 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

I have a hyper 212 on my son's i5 750 and with the fan profile set to quiet his load temps are 68c @ 3.45ghz. If I were to replace the stock 212 fan with a pair of HSP fans and set the fan profile to normal or performance I'm sure 4.0ghz would be definitely doable without temp problems, but to be honest that CPU is very peppy at 3.45ghz (performs better than our oldest son's FX-6300 @3.5ghz....) and I didn't see the need to push the old CPU so hard when it performs just fine in gaming as it is.

Dufsao15 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

also, if your in aus there is a store called cex that sold a i5 750 for $15

Polsyr 2 Builds 1 point 28 months ago

Are you happy with the Raijintek Aidos cooler in terms of looks, performance and sound level?

thepurest submitter 1 Build 1 point 26 months ago


CPU Cooler & Case