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Haswell CPU with h80i Temps, normal or high?

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October 10, 2013 3:04:59 PM

Hey,
I used to have a Bloomfield i7 930 processor with a H50 Cooler and the idle and low activity got me 28-30c. I completely upgraded my PC and got a z87 pro mobo with i7-4700 Haswell and Corsair H80i Cooler. Idk if it's because it's a haswell but my temps are at:


At ~50 load on each core they get to the high 50c's never passes 60c. Is this normal or okay? Not sure if I'm just being anal about it hah.
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October 10, 2013 3:11:54 PM

It is fine. However, you could have gone with a better cooler. The H80i isn't that great when considering what else is available at the same price point...
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October 10, 2013 3:14:42 PM

Oh :/  well maybe I can save up for another, no biggy. I don't OC anyways. Also idk if this makes any difference but the idles are sometimes like 40c
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