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post #1 of 32
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So i finish my build today, and to my dismay, my idle temps at 3.0ghz on my 8400 are 41c....With a tuniq tower installed.
I have the c690 coolermaster case, and my airflow is fine. I don't know why its so bad?
Any ideas
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post #2 of 32
Is this idle or under load?

I have the same case and cpu, different cpu cooler. My temps are 35ish idle and around 50 under full load at 3.8ghz, vcore 1.25
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this is idle
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post #4 of 32
wats ur vcore? Try reseating your cooler.
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post #5 of 32
I hope the temps aren't like this for everybody I just ordered an e8400 + DFI Lanparty DK P35-T2RS.

As for your issue, I'm not sure as the temps are normal, but I would try to fully clean the AS5/Whatever off the CPU and HSF, and reseat.
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post #6 of 32
I know it's a pain but you might want to remove the tuniq and try again. What kind of thermal paste did you use. Sorry didn't see that you stated "idle" in the first post.
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post #7 of 32
What temp program are you using?
TjMax 95c for the 8400 in RealTemp
TjMax 105c in CoreTemp
TjMax 100c in Speedfan, Everest ?
post #8 of 32
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im getting 54c on prime 95 right now both real temp and pc wizard 3.0ghz 1.225 v
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post #9 of 32
How did you apply the AS5?
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post #10 of 32
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each core is reading same temp as well. both within 1c or on the dot together.

I might reset the hs but its a fricking pain...i just finished this build!

And im using as5
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