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I'm using stock heatsink, No OC'ing of any sort, I'm using the NZXT Tempest Evo case (fans are turned up to 100% via BIOS settings), Mobo is EVGA x58 SLI LE, and I used Tuniq tx-3 TIM. However, my room is usually an oven (100F , Arizona ftw). Would my ambient temps make this idle temp spot on? Or is there a problem with my chip? I've reapplied TIM and reseated quite a few times and had no change in temperature, I've also altered the amount of TIM used and no temp drop.


Edit: Chip revision is D0

Thanks
Edited by Z_109 - 5/27/11 at 1:05pm
post #2 of 10
check your CPU Voltage.

also what are you using to check temperatures?

39C ambient would not cause 60C idle.
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Using Real Temp and Speed Fan to check temps. Core Voltage is 1.282 according to CPU-Z.
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Yea, that 100F ambient + stock cooler might be your problem.
 
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Alright. Real temp is accurate therefore credible and we have established that your temps are indeed that high.

we know what know as to why.
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Yea, that 100F ambient + stock cooler might be your problem.
That + stock cooler. Ouch.

Niiinja'd.
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my 920 with stock cooling and all stock idle'd at 44C at 96F.
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That + stock cooler. Ouch.

Niiinja'd.
My i7-930 is stock with 1.258V and idles at 37C with a Megahalems heatsink with push/pull fans. My ambient temp is 24C so it only idles about 13C above ambient. Your CPU is running that hot as a result of ambient temps (100F=38C) and the stock heatsink.
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why such high stock voltage?

my 920 has VID or 1.17
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I'm not sure, I haven't messed around with it at all. I've also set my BIOS to default this morning so I'm absolutely positive nothing has been altered from factory settings.
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