Closed [SOLVED] 40 C in idle but %46 throttling in stress test - 4790k Tags: Cooling Stress Test Intel Last response: July 18, 2014 6:38 AM in CPUs Share cossiemurat July 17, 2014 12:41:18 PM Hello. I just owned the 4790k and with the stock cooler, it stays 35-40 C in idle but when I doing Intel Extreme Tuning Utility's stress test, the printscreen is this: I just bought a Seidon 120V Plus, in 3 days it will came but is this normal with the stock cooler? My mb is Gigabyte Z97N-WIFI. I downgraded the CPU Vcore to 1.120 v but it's still the same. More about : solved idle throttling stress test 4790k Karsten75 a b å Intel July 17, 2014 4:26:30 PM You are seeing 4.1Ghz. With the stock cooler, thermal overload protection keeps throttling the CPU back at 100C. It seems normal (although I'd not ever have tried this with a Stock cooler since I don't like running my CPU at that temperature. Score 0 Best solution cossiemurat July 18, 2014 6:38:53 AM I went to the service. They fitted the stock cooler in turned other position. The problem is solved, Intel Extreme Tuning Utility stress test is in max. 78 C now. Thanks. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources i7 4790k with Stock Intel Heatsink and Asus Maximus VII Hero Runs 40C Idle, 100+ on Prime95? Forum Gpu diode reads 100C at load from 30C idle at stress testing or gaming? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !