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Core i7 740QM temperature help

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I posted this on the laptop forum but it has little traffic and I seriously need some help with my Intel CPU (feel free to remove my post if it's against the rules).

I have a Toshiba laptop with a Core i7 740QM chip that idles at 60c-65c and on load it reaches 80c-90c not using Prime95 or any kind of stress program (even one time it reached 95c and the processor had to downclock itself to prevent TJ.Max), now I suppose this is not normal and something wrong is going on, here's what I'm asking for your help guys, what should I do to lower my laptop's temperatures?

Or in the worst case, do I have a bad computer and should send it to warranty??

Also, what would be a "normal" temperature?

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(Note: The high temps you see on CoreTemp were reached when I opened Internet Explorer, a very simple process and as you can see the only programs I have open are CPU-Z, CoreTemp and the TaskManager).

Thanks for the help.
    
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Your temps seem slightly above what i get with Asus G73JW (i7 740QM), but i do have a dedicated cooler for the cpu and one for the gpu, i usually idle between 45-55C and with prime95 around 85C.

Have you tried cleaning the laptops radiatior?
Maybe the thermal compund wasnt applied propery

Maybe its just the way that toshiba is, i would probably post on Notebookreview / Toshiba Section maybe someone that owns your same laptop can give you some feedback.
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try getting a good laptop cooler first...if it does little help...maybe it was what he said^
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