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CPU Reaching 70C

I have a AMD FX-8350 on a GA-970a-DS3 mobo in a Thermaltake V3 Black Edition case. I founf out that Planetside 2 infrequently causes my TJMax alarm to sound for a second, indicating a 70C+ temp on the die. I tried recording with Open Broadcaster today and the alarm was quick to sound. I don't have the money for my LCS yet, so what should I do in the meantime? I have 2 120mm Top fans, 1 120 mm back, and 1 120mm HDD Front fan going at full blast, plus the stock CPU coller is screaming.
New CPU cooler? New thermal paste? I don't have a job right now and only have $140 to my name until I get one.
Thanks for the help.
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    Your stock cooler is not good enough. Replace it with a CM 212 evo.

    arrpee
  2. Thanks for the reply. I figured I needed an new cooler. Can anyone second this model suggestion? Also, can someone suggest a thermal paste?
  3. TW93 said:
    Thanks for the reply. I figured I needed an new cooler. Can anyone second this model suggestion? Also, can someone suggest a thermal paste?


    most cooler master cpu coolers come with a just fine thermal paste. There isnt so much difference on it anyway. its like 2-3 degrees celsius difference from a bad to a good thermal paste.
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