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Friend's new 3770k has high temps even with minimal oc

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We installed my friend's new 3770k with a evo 212+ cooler and mx4 paste and when doing prime95 the cpu heats up really quickly. It goes into the 90s even with a 4.0 oc. I didn't mess with it too much since it seemed to heat up so quickly no matter what i did. I'm familiar more with SB as I have a 2600k, but it doesn't seem normal for a 3770k to have such poor heat control.

I've tried reseating the heatsink with new paste (although I had to twist here and there some to get the screws to line up) and the temps still didn't improve. Do you guys think this is just a poor performing chip or am I not seeing something here?

Thanks.
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1. Ivy bridge has TIM inside Under IHS,so it will work more hot than having a soldered IHS
2. Cm Hyper 212 as HDT heatsink need a certain way to apply TIM/ here
3. Ivy Bridge has to be delidded to get cooler temps
4. get a better heatsink or delid it
  
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Thanks for the tips. So it's normal to have benchmark temps in the 90s even with a couple of hundred mhz overclock? I need to have him run the benchmark at stock to see what he gets.
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Thanks for the tips. So it's normal to have benchmark temps in the 90s even with a couple of hundred mhz overclock? I need to have him run the benchmark at stock to see what he gets.

seems high to be oced to 3.6 or 3.9, re seat heatsink again, or delid it!
  
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post #5 of 13
You didn't mention what voltage you're using?
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I left the voltages alone. So its on auto. I'll try to reseat it for him again when I get a chance. I'm also going to have him test prime95 at stock settings. If temps are still high I may have him RMA it because it seems way too high for me. I shouldn't have to delid and void the warranty to get decent temps.
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post #7 of 13
Dude 99% it's because it's on auto. It will always give too much voltage. Don't reseat or anything. Just do the OC right and minimize your voltages and I'll bet my money temps will be fine. Run prime95 and see what voltage CPU-z says it's using.
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post #8 of 13
^agreed! If you're oc'ing don't put the vcore setting on auto.
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post #9 of 13
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Thanks for the tips guys. I'll try doing manual voltages and will report back.
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delid <3
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