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Yesterday I got my 2600k set up and to me the temps seem a pretty high. At stock i am registering around 40c temps at idle and at load it hits like 55c in coretemp. Speedfan tells me something completely different and says i am around 30c and bios seems to be in between. All of these temps seem high to me.
I had this same setup and the only thing that was different was the mobo/cpu and cpu cooler with a 1090t and at stock it was at like 26c which is barely above my ambient temp.
The cpu cooler i am using is the V6gt with with antec formula 7 thermal paste. I did have some trouble putting the heat sink on and i had to reseat it 2 times(i cleaned and reapplied paste in between reseatings). Even on my last time attaching heat sink it did not seem super stable to me compared to my last one and with little force would twist side to side but otherwise would not move and this is as tight as it would go, the screws literally would not go in any tighter.
My questions are, should i worry about these temps, why do i get different temp readings from different programs, and what could i do to lower my core temp. Thank you all for your advice and input, i want to get this solved and overclock this bad boy
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The temps are a bit high, but they're not dangerous or anything. Check your cpu voltage.
    
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The temps are a bit high, but they're not dangerous or anything. Check your cpu voltage.
cpu voltage is 1.296, its what it auto set it to
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The temps are a bit high, but they're not dangerous or anything. Check your cpu voltage.
I do realize they are not dangerous temps, but starting with temps like these on stock is a real kick in the pills when i want to OC
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Try using RealTemp for the most accurate temp readings
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Load at 55 isn't bad but it's certainly not great. It does have a curing time of around 8 hours from what I read.

I'd say start overclocking it and see what you get.

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i downloaded realtemp and after 10minutes of prime 95 i was sitting steady at 64c, so to me something must be wrong cause the processor is not overclocked at all : | my 1090t could be oced to 3.8 and not break 55, in a 24 hour run of prime : |
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i downloaded realtemp and after 10minutes of prime 95 i was sitting steady at 64c, so to me something must be wrong cause the processor is not overclocked at all : | my 1090t could be oced to 3.8 and not break 55, in a 24 hour run of prime : |
That is pretty warm for stock settings..it could have to do with TIM cure time..you could try another remount but..this is why I recommend having MX-4 around No cure time so you can always rule that out.
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post #9 of 9
He's using antec formula 7 which is actually better than AS5. BUt yes, it takes a little time for it to cure.
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