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New cpu temps first time build

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February 3, 2010 11:29:07 PM

this is the first time i put a complete pc togheter, i got an i7 920, not overclocked
when idle all 4 cores are about 32-35 celsius and when playing mass effect 2 for a few hours go all the way up to 47 celsius
is that ok? should it be less?
thanks in advance

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February 3, 2010 11:34:39 PM

also i noticed that core 2 is alwasy a few degrees higher than the other cores when idle or playing
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February 3, 2010 11:56:55 PM

As long as it stays below about 65C you are fine. 47 under load is quite cool actually, it can go a lot hotter before you should even be concerned