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June 12, 2014 7:18:41 PM

So I just fresh installed Corsair H100i on my FX 8350 (not OC yet), it is 2x Corsair AF120 pull setup on top of radiator. Here a thing, at idle I got around 45~48*C and full load at 58*C. Should I worry about cpu temp? Any suggestion for improvement? Also I using Corsair 600T case so on the top of MB is kind a tight when radiator installed.

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June 12, 2014 7:32:18 PM

You are within the safe daily operating temp of around 62c for your FX chip.

What programs are you using for cpu testing and temp monitoring that you experienced a 58c max?
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June 12, 2014 8:00:18 PM

Those temps seem a little high (to me) for idling only, under load a little less abnormal, but still. Did you seat the water block correctly, and it has sufficient paste on it? Have you tried changing fan profiles with Corsair Link 2?
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June 12, 2014 8:09:15 PM

I am using HardWareMonitor from CPUID, it was 63 when I play BF4 and I was so scare and exit the game
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June 12, 2014 8:12:12 PM

Powerbolt said:
Those temps seem a little high (to me) for idling only, under load a little less abnormal, but still. Did you seat the water block correctly, and it has sufficient paste on it? Have you tried changing fan profiles with Corsair Link 2?

I followed the instruction step by step and use the pre-applied thermal paste. No I haven't tried b/c I read from some thread from this forum sad it wasn't necessary, got confused
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June 12, 2014 8:23:51 PM

you should work on your fan configuration

have front, bottom and side as intakes while having top and back fans as exhaust.
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June 12, 2014 8:31:49 PM

iron8orn said:
you should work on your fan configuration

have front, bottom and side as intakes while having top and back fans as exhaust.

I have 1x 200mm front intake, 2x 120mm top exhaust, 1x 120mm back intake. All fan are high CFM model and like I said I'm using Corsair 600T case so that pretty much fan I can put in

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June 12, 2014 8:40:55 PM

try your back intake as an exhaust and i think that it may help
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June 12, 2014 8:52:20 PM

iron8orn said:
try your back intake as an exhaust and i think that it may help


It was the original setup b4 I put the H100i in, didn't help then I tried back intake according to one of thread from this forum :??: 

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June 12, 2014 8:57:51 PM

well. maybe the issue is the thermal compound
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June 12, 2014 9:34:19 PM

iron8orn said:
well. maybe the issue is the thermal compound

I will update right after I change the thermal paste
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June 13, 2014 10:43:29 AM

So after I replace the thermal paste idle temp at 33*C and when I play Watch Dogs and BF4 temp at 53*C, is this acceptable guys???
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June 13, 2014 11:07:19 AM

53c is a great improvement
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June 13, 2014 11:39:22 AM

iron8orn said:
53c is a great improvement


So it means it is ok now right? I couldn't sleep these days b/c of that :) )
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June 13, 2014 1:53:31 PM

yes, you are perfectly fine but i am not sure about overclocking as testing software would test all 8 threads and generate a lot of heat.
there is different types of testing methods and Prime95 would produce the highest stability result but would also generate the most heat.
check out the the AMD overclocking club on toms.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261868-29-overclockin...
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June 13, 2014 5:24:07 PM

iron8orn said:
yes, you are perfectly fine but i am not sure about overclocking as testing software would test all 8 threads and generate a lot of heat.
there is different types of testing methods and Prime95 would produce the highest stability result but would also generate the most heat.
check out the the AMD overclocking club on toms.

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261868-29-overclockin...

Thanks a lot man

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