9900K on air - too hot?
I'm trying to overclock a 9900k on air (Grand Macho RT). The case has great airflow and fans are maxed during testing. My chip seems to need a big voltage jump to get all cores to 5 GHz, so I'm just shooting for 4.9 all cores. I'm getting into the high 90s max core temps after 6-7 minutes of Prime 95 small FFT (no AVX, and AVX offset 0 in bios). Snapshot of HWinfo during my Prime95 run below.
Bottom line, I'm pulling 190W package power and hitting high 90's temps. Does that seem bad for Grand Macho RT + grizzly kryonaut? Maybe I need to re-paste? That cooler is a pain to mount but I'd do it again if I thought it would help.
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