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Cpu is running at 80+ degrees

Ok so my CPU:Core 2 duo e8200 2,66 runs at 80+ degrees while nothing is on (program or game). I did everything.
1.Clean the heatsink
2.Change the thermalpaste (New one is cooler master)
3.Oiled the cpu fan
4.Cleaned EVERY component in the case
And my gpu temperature is always 80+ im using a stock cooler and i didnt have any problems with it for 7 years now. I did check my bios and the fan speed is 2k-2,5k rpm
Please help me.
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  1. Have you overclocked the CPU or GPU?
  2. No it is even underclocked atm and it is running at 77-85 degrees
    about the gpu i dont even know how to overclock it
  3. Best answer
    This cooler is very old; its push-pins might just have lost grip due to deformation of the material. The only way to fix this seems to be to get an aftermarket cooler compatible with Socket 775.
  4. Assuming you did no overclocking and the machine is running properly (you never stated it not functioning), then perhaps whatever temperature software you are using is producing an incorrect reading?
  5. i thought of getting water cooling but i dont know if it is better than normal air cooling
  6. im using real temp and bios and they both say the same story man
  7. mmdqn said:
    i thought of getting water cooling but i dont know if it is better than normal air cooling


    Watercooling is always better.
  8. Waste of money in your case. Get a decent air cooler like Arctic Freezer 13 or similar for socket 775.
  9. EDIT: Sorry for double post ;)
  10. mmdqn said:
    im using real temp and bios and they both say the same story man


    Try checking what frequency the processor is running at if possible. If there is a cooling problem then your processor would be running at a very low speed to cool itself. I cannot think of a software that would tell you, but I do know Windows 8's task manager can.
  11. thanks everyone i will get a new cpu cooler soon.
    and how do i close the thread(as solved) ?
  12. You pick someone as solution, and everyone is happy ;)
  13. Russel Johnson said:
    mmdqn said:
    im using real temp and bios and they both say the same story man


    Try checking what frequency the processor is running at if possible. If there is a cooling problem then your processor would be running at a very low speed to cool itself. I cannot think of a software that would tell you, but I do know Windows 8's task manager can.


    well one core is at 2,66 and the other is at 1,36 if that is what you are asking about
  14. mmdqn said:
    thanks everyone i will get a new cpu cooler soon.
    and how do i close the thread(as solved) ?


    I chose it as the best solution. It's solved now.
  15. I vote for aftermarket cooling since everyone I know including myself has had issues with Intel's push-pin HSFs failing to do their job at the 3-4 years mark.

    My living room PC has a 212+ on its E8400 and it only reaches 65C core temperature under full-load even with the FAN DISCONNECTED.
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