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i7 3770 Getting Hot.

I was playing Battlefield 4 Beta and my i7 3770 got up to 73c is that bad? It Idles around 36-44c. Thanks!
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  1. Hey,

    Which cooler are you using? Also is it overclocked? If you are running the stock cooler than those temperatures look about right. In general I would suggest staying under 80C.

    Hope this helps!
  2. Yes, I'm currently running stock cooler. I plan on upgrading to the NZXT Kraken X40 Liquid Cooling, do you recommend this?
  3. And its not overclocked
  4. With a stock cooler your temperatures look about right, do you plan on overclocking in the future?
  5. No, do you recommend me overclocking?
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    SixHunters129 said:
    No, do you recommend me overclocking?



    If you don't plan on overclocking then the stock cooler should be fine. If you want to upgrade to have your CPU run cooler than I would recommend the Cooler Master Hyper 212, its under $30 and is a great cooler for that price. You have a powerful CPU and you don't really need to overclock.

    Hope this helps!
  7. Thanks for your help!
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