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I'm currently running my i7 950 @ 4ghz, BIOS vcore of 1.287 and CPU-Z Vcore of 1.25. The temps while idle are showing as 40, 38, 38, 34. My room is probably around 15-18 degrees right now. Are these temps high for idle??
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here is my temps at 3.6Ghz on 1.25 Vcore.



I will try now to resit the cooler, check if my compound covers most of the CPU.
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Idle temps are relative... what are your load temps? Thats where we will see how good your cooling is
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100% load? 73% was max, however.. this case has horrible fans and doesn't move the air out very well. On my old Antec 900 case I was getting about 67 max. It's a big difference but I believe the cooler master 200mm fans move MUCH less than its rated 110cfm.
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Run prime95 or LinX for a bit, that will do 100% load on cpu. post results once the temps level out for a quick temp result
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Originally Posted by Rakhasa View Post
100% load? 73% was max, however.. this case has horrible fans and doesn't move the air out very well. On my old Antec 900 case I was getting about 67 max. It's a big difference but I believe the cooler master 200mm fans move MUCH less than its rated 110cfm.
Given what you stated about your current case, that seems reasonable. Better ventilation will only improve the situation.

I doubt everything about official fan specs... but its a guide to start from
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