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i7 4770k Temps

Hello,

I'm using an Intel i7 4770k running on stock speed and installed on my Asus z87 Sabertooth motherboard. I'm also using Corsair H100i as a cooling solution for my CPU.

I need to know whether 40°C is normal for the CPU when idling. In addition, the place where I live have the average temperature of 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. I mentioned this because in my opinion it would affect the overall temp of the CPU.
The temp reading was gathered through Core Temp application and I haven't run any benchmark or stress test application yet.

Nevertheless, I'm hoping that someone could help me with my concern regarding the CPU temp.

Thank You.
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  1. Sounds good to me. Your fans are probably slowed down when the CPU is idling. Of much more importance is what the temp is during heavy use?
  2. babernet_1 said:
    Sounds good to me. Your fans are probably slowed down when the CPU is idling. Of much more importance is what the temp is during heavy use?


    I haven't put the CPU under heavy load since I just got it for a couple of days. What app would you recommend so that I may run a stress test? Then I could give you the temp when the CPU is under heavy load.
  3. Yes that is very good considering your ambient room temperatures. The more important thing is what are the temps of each core when full load. If under 70 that is good.

    Intel CPU's tend to be hotter than AMD CPU's especially i7's
  4. Azrael47 said:
    Yes that is very good considering your ambient room temperatures. The more important thing is what are the temps of each core when full load. If under 70 that is good.

    Intel CPU's tend to be hotter than AMD CPU's especially i7's


    :heink:
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  6. CPUID

  7. After running a stress test using Prime95 for about 30 minutes, the CPU temp reaches 85°C on average.
    Is this normal? Please advise.
  8. raisr said:

    After running a stress test using Prime95 for about 30 minutes, the CPU temp reaches 85°C on average.
    Is this normal? Please advise.


    No, its not. You will have to reseat the H100.
  9. If on a stock cooler then there is an exception but it is still HOT! It is, however you still under the TJ Max of that CPU which according to intel is 105 Degrees.
  10. Azrael47 said:
    If on a stock cooler then there is an exception but it is still HOT! It is, however you still under the TJ Max of that CPU which according to intel is 105 Degrees.


    What would you advise me to do?
  11. well if you dont have a stock cooler then invest in an after market cooler, personally I would get a closed liquid cooler such as the H80. But if you DO have an after market CPU cooler then maybe see if you can add more cooling fans, make your cable management better if it affecting the air flow. :)
  12. Azrael47 said:
    well if you dont have a stock cooler then invest in an after market cooler, personally I would get a closed liquid cooler such as the H80. But if you DO have an after market CPU cooler then maybe see if you can add more cooling fans, make your cable management better if it affecting the air flow. :)


    I'm already using an after market CPU cooler which is the Corsair H00i and I've already maxed out the number of fans that could be installed on my case which is NZXT Phantom 630 and I think I've done a pretty good job with the cable management. Any other suggestions?
  13. RESEAT THE COOLER...

    Its likely you did something wrong in installation.
    Either that or the coolers pump is faulty.
  14. Novuake said:
    RESEAT THE COOLER...

    Its likely you did something wrong in installation.
    Either that or the coolers pump is faulty.


    Does this mean that I have to clean the CPU and reapply the thermal paste during the re-seating process?
    Because this would be my first time to do so.
  15. +1^
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    raisr said:
    Novuake said:
    RESEAT THE COOLER...

    Its likely you did something wrong in installation.
    Either that or the coolers pump is faulty.


    Does this mean that I have to clean the CPU and reapply the thermal paste during the re-seating process?
    Because this would be my first time to do so.


    Yes, you will have to re-apply thermal paste.
    Use the pea method like in this video :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyXLu1Ms-q4
  17. Novuake said:
    raisr said:
    Novuake said:
    RESEAT THE COOLER...

    Its likely you did something wrong in installation.
    Either that or the coolers pump is faulty.


    Does this mean that I have to clean the CPU and reapply the thermal paste during the re-seating process?
    Because this would be my first time to do so.


    Yes, you will have to re-apply thermal paste.
    Use the pea method like in this video :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyXLu1Ms-q4


    Thanks, I would try to do so and get back with the results.
  18. No problem, make sure that the H100 fans are spinning up properly too.
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