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Is the Hyper N520 usable with 2600k?

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I am getting 35c idle with a Hyper N520 and i7-2600k. This is obviously overheating. Is this cooler even the right one to use with the 2600k or should I return it for a 212+?
    
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post #2 of 10
...35C idle sounds pretty dang good to me.
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post #3 of 10
this ^
unless your ambient is in the negatives.
    
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post #4 of 10
You live in Antarctica or something? 35c is far from overheating.
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post #5 of 10
Post a pic of your idle/load temperatures if you want a better opinion...but it looks solid. It's not a bad cooler to begin with, and i7's can take high temps at load, as long as your under 70C your fine.
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post #6 of 10
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This is normal? What are the temps supposed to be then? I figured it was abnormal because my current Conroe system runs much lower at idle.
    
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post #7 of 10
Yep, it's normal, Conroe's aren't very power hungry. E6400 has a 65W TDP; 2600K is 95W. 2 threads < 8 threads. Your fine
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post #8 of 10
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Does this leave me any OCing headroom though? Seems like such a big cooler should be performing much better.
    
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post #9 of 10
Idle temps don't mean a damn thing.

It's the load temps that are important.
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post #10 of 10
Cant really tell you that unless you give us load temps, Idle doesnt really matter.
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