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Asus uEFI showing and idle temp of 46 deg. I installed an Ultra x5 cooler and no change. Should I be checking idle temp within windows instead?
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post #2 of 17
What are your load temps? That is what's important.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Juicehead;12014181 
Asus uEFI showing and idle temp of 46 deg. I installed an Ultra x5 cooler and no change. Should I be checking idle temp within windows instead?
To much or to little thermal paste, resit your heat sink. my idle temp are around 18c at idle but thats not really important. your load temp is what matters.
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post #4 of 17
wow 45deg is too much and should be a warning sign that something isnt correct in the tim amount or heatsink position
    
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post #5 of 17
Bios really isn't considered "Idle".
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Originally Posted by LethalRise750;12014336 
Bios really isn't considered "Idle".

yea my cpu idles alot hotter in bios than it does windows. not sure why this is. i wouldnt pay any attention to it though as its not really important.
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains;12015003 
yea my cpu idles alot hotter in bios than it does windows. not sure why this is. i wouldnt pay any attention to it though as its not really important.

Well, bios doesn't downclock the CPU with EIST and I've read that Bios has about a 30-60% load basis on the processor.
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What are your load temps.
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post #9 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cordawg92;12015059 
What are your load temps.

Ok, I went ahead and did this the "right way" and downloaded core temp, cpuz, and prime95.

normal clock

29-idle
50-load

asus "auto OC" @ 4.4Ghz

29-idle
60-65 load

Not sure if I was reading the wrong value in the bios or what...

CPU Temp shows 45
MB Temp shows 29

Newb mistake I guess... semms these numbers are about what everyone else is getting. Now I wonder if it was really worth buying the CPU cooler...
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post #10 of 17
Don't use asus auto oc. It kills your temps. Do it properly through the bios. I made the same mistake as you did and it really put my temps over the edge.
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