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cpu temp not lowering after changing thermal paste.

hello.yesterday i built my first gaming pc..to cut the long story to short i installed the stock cpu cooler from the amd athlon x4 750k.in the building proccess i couldnt fit the hdd into its bracket so i decided to remove the cooler to fit it..after removing the cooler i didnt install new thermal paste.i searched the internet becuase my cpu was running hot and they said me to pit a new thermal paste..so today (30 minutes ago) i took out the cpu cooler cleaned the old thermal paste with rubbing alcohol both in the cpu and cooler and installed new thermal paste with the dot method..now after 30minutes i dont see any difference in my temps and i am really disapointed becuase when i play games cpu temp is like 67C...what i should do?should i wait for the thermal paste to take effect?idle temp is 38-39C..
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  1. 67 on stock cooler is normal. the max for these CPus is 73 degrees and the AMD stock cooler for FM2 is kinda bad. so yeah i wouldnt worry. also what are you using for temps?
  2. Danzas4321 said:
    67 on stock cooler is normal. the max for these CPus is 73 degrees and the AMD stock cooler for FM2 is kinda bad. so yeah i wouldnt worry. also what are you using for temps?


    i am using CPUID HWMonitor
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    Can i get a screenshot of HW monitor? for me it was way off and shows temps of either -6 or 100+ i use the software that came with my Motherboard. ASUS is AI suite, MSi its click bios and GIGABYTE its easytune6
  4. Danzas4321 said:
    Can i get a screenshot of HW monitor? for me it was way off and shows temps of either -6 or 100+ i use the software that came with my Motherboard. ASUS is AI suite, MSi its click bios and GIGABYTE its easytune6


    how can i take a screenshot for you :p?
  5. HWmonitor is not compatible with all mobo's so I trust the inBIOS temp monitor much more.
  6. aggelos123 said:
    Danzas4321 said:
    Can i get a screenshot of HW monitor? for me it was way off and shows temps of either -6 or 100+ i use the software that came with my Motherboard. ASUS is AI suite, MSi its click bios and GIGABYTE its easytune6


    how can i take a screenshot for you :p?


    Press prtscn and upload it in a message
  7. Danzas4321 said:
    aggelos123 said:
    Danzas4321 said:
    Can i get a screenshot of HW monitor? for me it was way off and shows temps of either -6 or 100+ i use the software that came with my Motherboard. ASUS is AI suite, MSi its click bios and GIGABYTE its easytune6


    how can i take a screenshot for you :p?


    Press prtscn and upload it in a message


    i pressed the prtscn button and i cant find the snapshot anywhere ...
  8. rounakr94 said:
    HWmonitor is not compatible with all mobo's so I trust the inBIOS temp monitor much more.


    thanks..the problem was with cpuid...it showed double temp from the true...i downloaded easytune6 from gigabyte and now i have the real temp.
  9. Danzas4321 said:
    Can i get a screenshot of HW monitor? for me it was way off and shows temps of either -6 or 100+ i use the software that came with my Motherboard. ASUS is AI suite, MSi its click bios and GIGABYTE its easytune6


    thanks mate.i used easytune6 and now i have the real temp..cpuid showed the double temp...stupid program ;p thanks btw..
  10. Yeah thats what i use. @4.5ghz 1.5v im 56 degrees, no where near what all other programs read. Glad i helped!
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