Solved CPU temp when gaming Tags: Gaming Cooling CPUs Intel i5 Last response: October 24, 2013 6:38 AM in CPUs Share huijay October 24, 2013 3:53:19 AM Hi when i am gaming(dota 2) my cpu temp hits 100 degrees i am wondering if this is normal? CPU: Intel i5-4670 MOBO: msi h87-g45 gaming Cpu Cooler: C.M. v4 cooler R.A.M: 8gb Video Card: GTX 670 Power supply: 620W My room temp is around 24-26 degrees, and my cpu already have 2 fans and 1 exhaust already wondering if my cooler is installed correctly? More about : cpu temp gaming MiDNiGHTsoul October 24, 2013 4:02:03 AM No its not normal. It should be at about 80C max. Consider that at 105 the pc will shut down due to overheating so your CPU wont be damaged. Make sure that your cooler is set correctly. Have you done any overclock or any other recent changes on the system? The temps went so high recently or you always remember having such high temps? m 0 l huijay October 24, 2013 4:06:23 AM nope i just got my system only and there is no overclocking done on it. The only thing that i was not sure was the installation of my cooler but i do see it running. For reference about the max and min m 0 l Related resources CPU temp while gaming. - Forum CPU and GPU TEMP while playing games in fullscreen windowed and fullscreen - Forum CPU High Temp and very High with games - Forum CPU Temp reaches 97c while gaming - Forum Looking for a low temp/low power gaming CPU. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anas Bashar a b à CPUs October 24, 2013 4:33:34 AM 1- the cooler may be running, yes. but sometimes it is not well seated, or not enough thermal paste was applied. 2- what is your case type? 3- how many case fans do you have? which is intake and which is outtake? m 0 l huijay October 24, 2013 4:41:06 AM I am sure than the thermal paste was enough and it well sitted and my casing is fractal design R4 front and bottom intake rear is the exhaust m 0 l Anas Bashar a b à CPUs October 24, 2013 4:49:18 AM your CPU is Intel i5-4670 or Intel i5-4670K? m 0 l huijay October 24, 2013 4:51:23 AM 4670 m 0 l Anas Bashar a b à CPUs October 24, 2013 5:02:23 AM that is not overclockable. anyway, am suspecting the CPU cooler, can you re-install it? m 0 l Warleech October 24, 2013 5:04:06 AM Anas Bashar said:that is not overclockable. anyway, am suspecting the CPU cooler, can you re-install it? i think you need new cooling system and make sure your case airflow is correct. m 0 l Best solution Warleech October 24, 2013 5:05:32 AM i had same problem before 1 week and i noticed the airflow is wrong and my PC dirty inside so blow air inside to remove the dust check your airflow and check your cooling system system is cold inf. Share huijay October 24, 2013 6:04:48 AM i found a fan in the wrong position and had it changed and now it is at 88 degrees max when gaming is this normal or its still hot and needs more fan m 0 l Warleech October 24, 2013 6:14:27 AM huijay said:i found a fan in the wrong position and had it changed and now it is at 88 degrees max when gaming is this normal or its still hot and needs more fan If you can provide me with photos of your fans in the case i can help you more with the airflow Or give me your case name. m 0 l MiDNiGHTsoul October 24, 2013 6:25:31 AM Your airflow should be like this. Well 88 degrees is better than the previous one but still, something is wrong with either the airflow either the cooler. m 0 l Warleech October 24, 2013 6:38:57 AM i reccommend you buy better fans there alot of new and cheap fans like 8$ m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHigh temp and noisy CPU while gaming even i have discrete gpu Forum SolvedReduce CPU temp without replacing stock fan so heavy games wont throttle/stutter? Forum CPU Temp/Gaming problem. Forum SolvedMy CPU temp when idle is around 40-50 but when I started a video game it goes to 95+ Forum SolvedCPU temp when gaming Forum GPU AND CPU temp while gaming ? help Forum SolvedIs it normal for my CPU Temp to reach up to 60c just by running a game installer? Forum CPU and GPU Temp of Gaming Laptop. Forum CPU temp while gameing Forum cpu temp while gaming Forum CPU temp over 100°C when gaming? Forum PC Freezes while Gaming High CPU Temp Forum SolvedNormal CPU temps for gaming? Forum SolvedInsane CPU temps when gaming Forum SolvedCPU temps while gaming, good or to high? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !