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I recently built new rig i5 2500k,asus p8p67, g.skill 4gb, gtx 460

my temperature seems to be high when running prime 95 for 5 min my temperature goes up to 70 C with stock cooler, I even try resetting the stock cooler that came with i5 2500k no luck but my cpu idle at 35 C though.

is this normal for stock cooler? I didn't even overclock yet wondering should i get new heatsink seems like intel stock heatsink is garbage.
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What's your ambient temp? Good airflow in your case? I think it is kinda hot on stock clock and only 5 mins p95.
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my ambient temp is around 45c. another thing i notice my temp fluctuate lot when i do simple stuff on my computer it jump 10c some times and goes down. this is weird
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Are you sure you installed the cooler properly?It is best to install the cooler with the motherboard out of the case.Check to see that all 4 black pins are protruding all the way through.

I recently built an i3 rig and with speedstep on it idled about 25 and full load was 50.
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You should be getting ~50*C if everything is at stock when under full load.

I also hope your ambient is less than 45*C because that is very very very warm.
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by born2bwild;12084688 
You should be getting ~50*C if everything is at stock when under full load.

I also hope your ambient is less than 45*C because that is very very very warm.
well i try several time resetting heat sink and reapplying small amount artic silver tim same temperature. When i'm playing battlefield bad company 2 or alien vs predator my temp stay around 48-53.

maybe it has to do with something bios option maybe? i didn't change anything in my asus p8p67 everything on default setting.

another noob question for some reason I can't change my ram cas latency timing on bios it set it on AUTO with teal color mark.
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post #7 of 12
Well if you have 45C ambient then it is normal and I would consider getting aftermarket cooler.
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post #8 of 12
Did you check to see that all 4 black pins of your heatsink are sticking way out underneath the motherboard?If you take the ram off of auto you should be able to change the timings.
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by gt12345;12084358 
my ambient temp is around 45c. another thing i notice my temp fluctuate lot when i do simple stuff on my computer it jump 10c some times and goes down. this is weird

45c ambient? eek.gif How do you stay alive in there?
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post #10 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t;12088007 
Did you check to see that all 4 black pins of your heatsink are sticking way out underneath the motherboard?If you take the ram off of auto you should be able to change the timings.
Yes I check underneath the motherboard if all four plastic pin are sticking they are.

which option are you referring too on bios for ram setting? cause when I enter ram setting in my bios it won't let me change my timing it stuck on auto for some reason.
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