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December 5, 2009 12:20:39 AM

Well I have noticed that my AMD Phenom II X4 955 (@ stock speed 3.2Ghz) is running a bit hot and i'm wondering if these temps are correct?
Btw I'm using the stock cooler and thermal paste that came on the stock cooler.
My airflow is in my case is pretty good I guess the cables may be a bit messy but it isn't blocking the CPU fan,CPU heatsink,GPU,or the case fans.
Also my computer runs stable at the temps.
My RAIDMAX Smilodon has 2 120MM Front and Back fans and 2 80MM Side fans.
Might have to buy a aftercooler with thermalpaste, if I have to any reccomendations?



(Idle: 42C Load:58C)

My current specs are

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz (Stock HSF and Clock speed)
GPU: XFX Ati HD Radeon 4870 256-bit GDDR5 1GB
PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W
MOBO: ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X
RAM: A-DATA 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
HDD:Some old 250GB HDD from my old rig forgot the brand.
CASE: RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WB Black 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower

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December 5, 2009 1:28:17 AM

those are average temps

if you want you can get an afermarket cooler but it isn't necessary
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December 5, 2009 1:56:53 AM

Agreed. That's not high at all.

I don't recommend you get an aftermarket cooler unless you plan to overclock the CPU.
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December 5, 2009 2:14:49 AM

Alright thanks for the help :]
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