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Hi, guys, my sig rig idles at around mid 30s most of the time however at times it jumps up to 40ish and i left real temp on while i was away and the max temp was 50....so it must have jumped to 50 and back to mid 30s. I have stress tested this machine alot for my OC so i know the temps are ok. Just wondered if this was normal or not? Thanks

EDIT: At load, i didnt notice any fluctuating at all.
Edited by 8564dan - 10/21/11 at 6:46am
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Perfectly normal

Mine bounces between 30-40, even 45c. My old E8400 bounced between 38-47c too.
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Most likely random loads on the CPU due to background processes / windows, nothing to worry about IMO, my idle fluctuates between mid 30's and mid 40's
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Hi, guys, my sig rig idles at around mid 30s most of the time however at times it jumps up to 40ish and i left real temp on while i was away and the max temp was 50....so it must have jumped to 50 and back to mid 30s. I have stress tested this machine alot for my OC so i know the temps are ok. Just wondered if this was normal or not? Thanks
Spikes are normal depending on your settings and how many things are on auto vs manual settings. As long as you're not seeing anything close to high 90's I wouldn't worry to much, as long as you know you're stable that is.

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Most likely random loads on the CPU due to background processes / windows,
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Normal! as stated due to processes running in the backround.
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