Intel's DTS is not
accurate at idle, it can easily drift 10C in either direction.
Anyway, I have utterly no idea what all the fuss is over. Nothing looks remotely wrong with the temps posted, and I doubt they will improve significantly with a cleaning, new thermal paste, and remount.
Coretemp is reporting mid 40C's idle, low 50Cs at 50% load, and ~63C possibly running OCCT in Singapore (where it's probably 80F+ now)? Yeah, sounds like a real disaster to me...
Furthermore, 70C isn't going to harm the chip, 80C isn't going to harm the chip, even 90C+ at stock voltage is not going to damage the chip. Thermal throttling (around 95-100C) and/or shutdown (127C) will kick in before any harm is done at stock speeds and volts. There is no reason not to fire Prime95 to test and see if there is even a problem.Edited by Blameless - 12/15/08 at 1:13pm