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Are my temperatures good, or should I rebuild

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I just finished building my rig- i7-2600K, with Zalman CPNS10X with just one fan. The case is Lancool PC-K62. My temps in Windows, and unclocked, coming out to 26-30 at idle, and 46-50 with Prime95 with all four cores maxed out. Oddly, two of the cores run 3 or 4 degrees hotter than the other two, and it's always the same ones. I guess what I'm wondering about is are these temps good? I used Shin-Etsu X23-7762 thermal compound. When I applied it, it heated the compound with a hair dryer and then spread it out with a razor blade. I'm not sure if I did a good job applying the compound. Wondering if I should remove everything and start from scratch.

P.S. I posted this at the bottom of another thread. I didn't mean to. Tried to delete the older post, but couldn't. Sorry about that!
post #2 of 7
Looks good to me. Go overclock that thing

Just don't let it exceed temperatures of 80C for extended periods of time and you should be perfectly fine.
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I know I have an i5-2500k overclocked to 4.001GHz and the temps are running at 74C max on all 4 cores after 8 hours of Prime95. Also, its been folding for 3 days straight with all 4 cores at 100% and the temps are hovering at 73/74 every time I check it and I've not had any problems.

Also, this is on the stock cooler, so I'm pretty happy with it. But as Ipwnnubletz stated, as long as your temps are staying under 80C under load your good. And, as he said, get to OCing that rig!

Edit: Also, my idle temps are at 36C right now. Actually, looking at your temps, that's better than I got out of the i5 without OCing, so I'd say you're doing great!
Edited by WonderMutt - 5/11/11 at 11:11am
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post #4 of 7
"26-30 at idle, and 46-50 with Prime95"

^looks excellent
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Phew! Thanks, guys. I thought maybe I messed up installing the cooler. Now, off to OC. Will report back w some numbers.
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That's some excellent temps care to post a screenie.
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Phew! Thanks, guys. I thought maybe I messed up installing the cooler. Now, off to OC. Will report back w some numbers.
Can't wait to see your numbers!!
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