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post #1 of 15
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Hello everyone, I just got everything in for my new sandy bridge build yesterday. I got everything put together and I just booted into the bios and my CPU temp is at 74c at an idle? I'm not too computer savvy, but that seems a little to hot.

Could anyone give me some feedback? I'm using the stock cooler with the stock thermal paste on it. Thanks.

(The mobo temp seems to be fine)
post #2 of 15
WAAY to hot,
try remounting the cooler?
   
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post #3 of 15
Remove your CPU cooler, reapply thermal compound, and reseat.
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post #4 of 15
Wow, that's hot!

Is the heatsink seated properly?
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post #5 of 15
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Unfortunatly I don't have any more of the compound. I'm pretty sure it's seated correctly, it dosen't budge when I put a little force on it.
post #6 of 15
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Originally Posted by 420Centraltime View Post
Unfortunatly I don't have any more of the compound. I'm pretty sure it's seated correctly, it dosen't budge when I put a little force on it.
What kind of cooler are you using. Because a bad seating/application of TIM is pretty much the only way this happens with an air cooler.
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
What kind of cooler are you using. Because a bad seating/application of TIM is pretty much the only way this happens with an air cooler.
Or any cooler for that matter.
post #8 of 15
Are you using the stock heatsink?

Edit I apparently can't read. You should order some more TIM as soon as possible to re seat it.
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post #9 of 15
you didn't use all the tim for it ??? did you??
A pea sized amount is enough usually...
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post #10 of 15
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No, it was pre-applied. I'm just using the stock cooler that came with the processor.
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