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October 31, 2012 8:25:42 PM

Okay, so I built my PC three days ago, I just left everything at stock and didn't overclock. I just want someone to check these settings as I'm worried that they don't seem right...

BUILD:
CPU: i5-3570K
MOBO: P8Z77-V LX
PSU: Corsair TX 750W V2 PSU - 80plus Bronze Certified
MEMORY: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz
COOLER: Stock


http://i.imgur.com/em6Jt.png

So the above photo is a screenshot of me running Prime 95 for under 30 sec and my temps skyrocketed (look at max as the live value isn't when Prime 95 was running).

Maybe i'm just paranoid but i'm sure something isn't configured correctly?

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November 1, 2012 5:14:34 AM

Wow, that is way too hot. I assume that the stock cooler is spinning fine as it is required to startup. Does your case have good airflow over the cooler?

One thing you can try is to turn it all off. Take off the cooler which is really easy, Wipe off all of the thermal paste. Apply a tiny drop of thermal past on the CPU and replace the cooler. Make sure the CPU and the CPU cooler are properly clicked in. If one corner of the cooler isn't then the contact won't be good.

If that does not work then either your power supply or motherboard is doing something weird which is unlikely. The stock cooler at stock voltage should be enough.
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November 1, 2012 5:27:34 AM

Did you install the cooler correctly?

Read the guide in my sig.

It might just need some tightening.
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November 2, 2012 2:33:31 PM

Jay-Z said:
Wow, that is way too hot. I assume that the stock cooler is spinning fine as it is required to startup. Does your case have good airflow over the cooler?

One thing you can try is to turn it all off. Take off the cooler which is really easy, Wipe off all of the thermal paste. Apply a tiny drop of thermal past on the CPU and replace the cooler. Make sure the CPU and the CPU cooler are properly clicked in. If one corner of the cooler isn't then the contact won't be good.

If that does not work then either your power supply or motherboard is doing something weird which is unlikely. The stock cooler at stock voltage should be enough.


Okay so I reapplied the thermal paste the thermal paste yesterday and just now decided to test with Prime 95. Below is a link with my results after doing 4 tests in 2 minutes.

http://i.imgur.com/KSWJJ.png?1

Still rather high in my opinion but tell me what you think.
November 2, 2012 2:38:46 PM

amuffin said:
Did you install the cooler correctly?

Read the guide in my sig.

It might just need some tightening.

It turns out I hadn't installed it properly. My motherboard has a square block close to the CPU and it was stopping my cooler from making full contact, so I made sure to rotate it this time so that it made contact properly.
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