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I am kinda worried.. I think that my temps should be cooler.
I closed everything and my idle temps are in the range of 35C-38C
Then I decided to do a fast stress test with prime95 (I chose Blend option ) for 15 mins and the max temp I had was : 78C on 4th core.

Aren't my idle temps supposed to be around 31C?
I haven't made any OC yet, mostly because I am worried about my temps.
So everything is stock, the cooler as well.
Is this normal? I might be overreacting, but I finally build my rig and
I feel worried about stuff like that.

I decided to upload screenshot after the test as well:
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Doesn't look bad for stock cooling. Take your room temp into account too..
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Originally Posted by SethCohen View Post
I am kinda worried.. I think that my temps should be cooler.
I closed everything and my idle temps are in the range of 35C-38C
Then I decided to do a fast stress test with prime95 (I chose Blend option ) for 15 mins and the max temp I had was : 78C on 4th core.

Aren't my idle temps supposed to be around 31C?
I haven't made any OC yet, mostly because I am worried about my temps.
So everything is stock, the cooler as well.
Is this normal? I might be overreacting, but I finally build my rig and
I feel worried about stuff like that.

I decided to upload screenshot after the test as well:
http://img846.imageshack.us/img846/6678/resultsk.jpg
what's your ambient temp?
if you want to OC, please buy an aftermark HS. Some are very, very good for the price. check out the Hyper 212+, Sunbeam Twister with dual 120's for low cost or the Scythe Mine 2 / SA / DH
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What is your CPU cooler?
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temps look fine to me, my hottest core idles at 37C no matter what (the rest idles around 33~35C) and so far my computer still works.
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My room temp is ~26C.
I said my cooler is stock - Intel's.
    
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Idle temps are meaningless and even your load temp doesn't look that bad (for a stock cooler.)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SethCohen View Post
My room temp is ~26C.
I said my cooler is stock - Intel's.
Bingo, there's the problem.

You're just fine. That CPU can handle up to around 85*C safely. So you're within spec.
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post #9 of 10
Oh, sorry then.
Those temps aren't half bad for the stock cooler. Again, your focus shouldn't be too much on idle temps but rather on load temps. If you are under 80C with Primw95 on the stock cooler, you have nothing to worry about really.
The stock cooler will keep your processor happy until you want to push for serious overclocks.

You shouldn't expect sub 70 C temps when stress testing with the stock cooler. You want better air cooling? Then look at the Hyper 212+ ( a favourite of many),Dark Knight etc.
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Ok thank you guys.
    
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