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Im woried about my Processor Temp!

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You can see my processor in my system section. The reason why im worried, is because when im in game, it runs at a peak of 74-78*c. Is that something i should worry about!?!?!
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post #2 of 37
Yes, you should definitely be worried, but you can get some decent cooling for pretty cheap. I actually have an OCZ Vindicator I'm trying to get rid of. It's not great but it's better than stock. I upgraded to a TRUE. I'd probably be willing to part with it for like $20 or best offer.
post #3 of 37
its a P.D. they do run hot but not that hot

there is a need to worry ...get a decent cooler & make sure ur airflow is good
i.e. dont have 5 fans all blowing inside the case it will create a dead spot
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post #4 of 37
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Yeah, i thought that it was a lil hot. And after taking a look at the heatsync, i noticed there is some dust on it. i think im going to clean that **** off. I never noticed that b4!
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post #5 of 37
Let us know your results!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hiiyah777 View Post
Let us know your results!
i will! ill be back on here in a few!!!
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post #7 of 37
remember the stock HSF is crap......but is should be able to keep it under 50c
u may need to reapply thermal paste....but yes dust is a killer
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post #8 of 37
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Ok, well im on my other PC now, cause after i Took the fan and heatsync off, I cleaned it...But now i turned it on and it says its running at 100*c...*** happened?!?!
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post #9 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by ElmRoach37 View Post
Ok, well im on my other PC now, cause after i Took the fan and heatsync off, I cleaned it...But now i turned it on and it says its running at 100*c...*** happened?!?!
Lol did you reapply thermal paste? Is the fan mounted properly?
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post #10 of 37
At that temp, your loosing speed.
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