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Intel i5 2400 high IDLE temp

My i5 2400 is runnning 36C (from 35C to 40C) in IDLE (not IDLE, about 8-10% load).
Some guy told me that temp is to high, I know that is normal temp but I have Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO with Corsair SP 120 in P/P.

Maybe my exhaust is problem?
Outake: Fractal Design R2 140
Intake: Scythe GlideStream 140 and Fractal Design R2 140 (and pull air from HDD cages= Scythe Slip Stream 140).

Would situation get better if i put Scythe SS 140 in left top and remove HDD cages?
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  1. 36C at idle is pretty good, that's not what you should worry about, whoever told you that is a bit silly

    Are these your core temperatures using realtemp?

    What I'd worry about is the load temperature, and given that your CPU has a locked multipler and you won't be OC'ing it should be fine
  2. rolandzhang3 said:
    36C at idle is pretty good, that's not what you should worry about, whoever told you that is a bit silly

    Are these your core temperatures using realtemp?

    What I'd worry about is the load temperature, and given that your CPU has a locked multipler and you won't be OC'ing it should be fine


    I've lowered it for 3C.
    I'm using HWMonitor for temps, that is "Package".

    Load temp is= 50C (1h Prime95), package.
  3. Dimplex said:
    rolandzhang3 said:
    36C at idle is pretty good, that's not what you should worry about, whoever told you that is a bit silly

    Are these your core temperatures using realtemp?

    What I'd worry about is the load temperature, and given that your CPU has a locked multipler and you won't be OC'ing it should be fine


    I've lowered it for 3C.
    I'm using HWMonitor for temps, that is "Package".

    Load temp is= 50C (1h Prime95), package.


    Hey Dimplex,

    With a temp of 50c on idle, thats 100% fine, idle temp isn't really an issue, I'd be more concerned about your load.

    If anything, a 50c load is pretty great.
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    Hey Dimplex,

    With a temp of 50c on idle, thats 100% fine, idle temp isn't really an issue, I'd be more concerned about your load.

    If anything, a 50c load is pretty great.


    You've made a little mistake.

    Thank you very much, both of you!

    I have only one question, is it truth that Ceramic thermal compund should take effect after about 7 days (In my case Arctic Ceramique 2, made in USA)?

    And I've read somewhere (Wikipedia maybe) that Ceramic thermal compund have silicon in it, is that truth? Because I have Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO and if it has silicion in it that is not good.


    Sorry for quote mistake, I can't get it in right place.
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    Oops.

    Sorry.

    Arctic Sliver Ceramqiue is pretty good, and it might burn in through 7 days, it might not- but your temps right now are good regardles.

    Your thermal compound is based on ceramic, should be fine- and there are no silicon in heat sinks at all.
  6. PCDave said:
    Oops.


    Your thermal compound is based on ceramic, should be fine- and there are no silicon in heat sinks at all.



    No no, I was asking you is there silicon in Ceramic thermal compund.
  7. Uhh, there isn't a complete ingredient list, but with your current temps- it should be fine, don't worry about it.

    Seen here though, there might be silicone in it

    Ceramic-based thermal grease has generally good thermal conductivity and is usually composed of a ceramic powder suspended in a liquid or gelatinous silicone compound, which may be described as 'silicone paste' or 'silicone thermal compound'.
  8. PCDave said:
    Uhh, there isn't a complete ingredient list, but with your current temps- it should be fine, don't worry about it.

    Seen here though, there might be silicone in it

    Ceramic-based thermal grease has generally good thermal conductivity and is usually composed of a ceramic powder suspended in a liquid or gelatinous silicone compound, which may be described as 'silicone paste' or 'silicone thermal compound'.


    I don't see the full post (or you've edited it), but I've saw it in email.
    Thank you very much for help!
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