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post #1 of 8
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it's the stock heatsink, i'm currently saving up for a corsair h50
i think it's way too hot for everything on stock. reseat??

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post #2 of 8
depends, mine is idling around 40-45C its super hot in my room for one, and im in houston tx. so very humid now that summer is arising. i wouldnt worry about it if you're getting a corsair soon. just make sure when you're pushing the chip in gaming or what not that the temps dont get too high.
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Is it suddenly different? Did you move the computer recently? I hate those pushpins on the stock heatsink, they can pop out if your moving the box around or something
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post #4 of 8
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no, it's been like that for at least 3 month now, it's a little better during winter times.
i've moved my computer a lot during the past probably half year.
funny thing is that during stress, it'll still never go over 65C, NEVER
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post #5 of 8
check you push pins, and something aint rite, is your fan spinning slowly?, if not remove and reseat your cooler. only sugestions i have
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post #6 of 8
if it doesnt go over 65. then no worries
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by tanderson View Post
if it doesnt go over 65. then no worries
My i7 idles really warm at 3.10 GHz, but it doesn't go over 57C on full load with the h50. I think it really depends on your cooler, and the ambient air around you.
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post #8 of 8
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cool, i don't think i'm gonna reseat, maybe just push the cooler a little
i'm getting a h50 pretty soon anyways
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