I just recently set up a new computer with the Q8200 with the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus heatsink/fan. I am getting core temperatures from 50-40 Celsius on idle while my friend has the same cooler master heasink/fan and he is getting 30-40 Celsius on idle with his Q9650.
I dont understand how he getting lower temperature when he has a stronger CPU and has the same heatsink/fan. Is there something i did wrong or something I might have forgot?
I remounted the heatsink again, and it looks like I put it on correctly, iono what a incorrect mounted heatsink is or what it would look like. I put too much thermal paste last time so i put a lot less this time. My Vcore voltage is 1.22, I think that's normal.
Its still the same temperature I high idle temperature. Could the sensor be bad on my CPU. The sensor movement test on real temp is core 0=8,core 1 = 5, core 2 = 10, core 3 = 7. I don't think the numbers is suppose to be that far apart. I don't think air flow is a problem, since I followed my friend by removing the case cover.