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So, i bought the i7 3770 and i'm getting 76c-77c in the witcher 3 , some spikes to 80-81 with alot of npcs.
I'm safe with that temps for playing 3-4 hours?
Others games like Tomb Raider and Project Cars dont go up 74c(stays most of the time in 69-72)
Using stock cooler and a CoolerMaster thermal paste

Ps: Using chrome the temps are 38-44c
Edited by noibat2 - 1/28/16 at 1:09pm
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I've read that ivy bridge runs on the hot side. Is this using the stock heat sink? I think the tmax is 100 or 105C on those.
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The max temp on the die is 105. Max temp at the IHS is 67.4.

http://ark.intel.com/products/65719/Intel-Core-i7-3770-Processor-8M-Cache-up-to-3_90-GHz

You need to be aware of which temperature you are looking at and make a determination.

Either way, I almost never recommend using a stock cooler for a gaming machine, especially when there are so many cheap and effective aftermarket coolers out there.

What case do you have?
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A mx 300, i'm looking the CPU Temp on afterburner which is a average temp of all cores
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I'd recommend using HWMonitor for temps and there are several questions still unanswered. What case/how good of air flow does it have? Are you using stock cooling or aftermarket? are you using stock thermal paste or aftermarket?
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What case/how good of air flow does it have? Are you using stock cooling or aftermarket? are you using stock thermal paste or aftermarket?

Noibat2 has already answered each of these questions. We get that you wanna help, but please be a little more thorough in your efforts.

If the temps you stated are indeed from the die, you are a long way from max temp and you can keep going with the stock cooler. Even then I would change it out. Lower temperatures will help your equipment last longer and be less prone to failure. It will also make your system run quieter under load. Who doesn't want that?

That case is broad enough to host a number of aftermarket coolers so unless you have really tall RAM or a miniITX motherboard, you shouldn't have to worry too much about what fits in it. If you are looking for something economical yet effective, you can almost never go wrong with a Coolermaster 212 Evo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099
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Couldnt find a 212 evo on my country, then i bought a T4 , now playing the witcher the temps stays under 67c(65 avg) now is right? even with a aftermarket cooler i cant reach less than 60c playing witcher 3 and gta v
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How did you apply your thermal paste and how much did you use?

This is the correct method and amount.
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