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Hey i'm very new to building computers, in december I built my first pc and it's still running now, only thing is i've been looking into over clocking and I looked at my temps, I noticed that on IDLE i'm running really hot at 60c, I just tried reapplied thermal paste but that made no difference. my CPU is running at 4.2ghz using intel boost.

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Originally Posted by wackydude1234 View Post

Hey i'm very new to building computers, in december I built my first pc and it's still running now, only thing is i've been looking into over clocking and I looked at my temps, I noticed that on IDLE i'm running really hot at 60c, I just tried reapplied thermal paste but that made no difference. my CPU is running at 4.2ghz using intel boost.
Specs for the computers
i5 2500k 3.3ghz @4.2
2x GTX 560ti
8GB RAM 1666mhz
750w PSU 80plus
500gb HDD
z7 plus Case
6 fans installed into the case.
screenshot below.
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Wait, are you using the stock cooler? If so, i dont see a problem here.
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Did you put the heatsink on it?
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Hey sorry what cooling are you using for the CPU? If you are running on the stock cooler, that's your problem!
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Hey sorry what cooling are you using for the CPU? If you are running on the stock cooler, that's your problem!

Even with the stock HSF, the idle temps are nowhere near that.
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I am using the stock cooler, I have purchased a new one which is coming in the mail but I am worried that it's not the cooler creating the problem, which is why I wanted to see if i could at least bring down the temperature a little before it arrives.
    
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Originally Posted by wackydude1234 View Post

I am using the stock cooler, I have purchased a new one which is coming in the mail but I am worried that it's not the cooler creating the problem, which is why I wanted to see if i could at least bring down the temperature a little before it arrives.

Grab CPU-Z and have a look at what voltage the CPU is sucking.

It may be the case that it has been automatically set miles too high.
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I have mucked around with the vcore a little but didn't seem to get anywhere but here: 394
    
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You must have applied your thermal paste incorrectly. The only other things i can think of are a broken temp sensor, speccy being extremely inaccurate or you are using a very high voltage.
Use realtemp or coretemp for temperatures, speccy is bad for checking temps.

EDIT: another think i thought of: the stock cooler gets blocked by dust very quickly. I once had a cooler where there was a solid layer of dust in between the radiator and the fan.
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post #10 of 69
Reset it back to stock until your new heatsink arrives, using the auto overclock probably isn't helping too since it's more than likely giving more voltage than needed for 4.2ghz, do you even know what the vcore currently is? under load btw, not at idle since it will probably downclock and be at 0.99v. If you're hitting 60c idle then you're probably exceeding safe limitsonce under load.

EDIT: ah you posted more info while I was typing ;x

1.344v is pretty high for 4.2ghz, try lowering it to around1.27v

Also overclock in the bios, it's pretty straight forward with sandy bridge, for 4.2ghz you should only need to set the multi and vcore and you'll be done.
Edited by GeforceGTS - 4/20/12 at 4:35am
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