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For the time being I'm using Coretemp to check it and Prime95 to stress it. And you really think that would be the cause? Youls I try re-seating my cpu cooler and put a little more/less thermal paste on it? And how much should I put on?
you only need like a drop the size of a grain of rice or so in the center of the cpu for the thermal paste
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Originally Posted by TheBrokenToast View Post
For the time being I'm using Coretemp to check it and Prime95 to stress it. And you really think that would be the cause? Youls I try re-seating my cpu cooler and put a little more/less thermal paste on it? And how much should I put on?
Core Temp is fine, it's what I use. If your temps are that high then yeah you need to redo that heatsink on the CPU, something is not right.

Very little thermal paste is needed, you only want a very thin layer.
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