Core temps extremely high Tags: CPUs Core Fan Last response: May 28, 2010 11:41 PM in CPUs Share DaeM May 28, 2010 8:23:01 AM Hi guys, i have the following problem: my core temps are exceeding 90C last week when i cleaned the inside of my case i (accidentaly) removed the cpu fan i am still a noob at this stuff so didnt know what to do and stuck the fan back on ever since the temps are blasting into space but the cpu temp reading is still around 40C or so. im running a q9550 (@ stock 2.83Ghz) on a p43 mobo and stock fan (dont know the exact types cos im at work atm) Hoping that someone can help me out thnx in advance More about : core temps extremely high doive1231 May 28, 2010 9:19:19 AM 40C is OK DaeM May 28, 2010 9:21:40 AM yeh but what about the core temps themselves at one point i noticed it even went to 102C :s Related resources Extremely high CPU temps (98°C) - Forum Q6600 running at extremely high temps - Forum Extremely high idle temps i5 2500k stock cooler? - Forum Acer Aspire 5742g Extremely High Temps , Poor Performance - Forum Graphics Card Extremely High Temp - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PsyKhiqZero a b à CPUs May 28, 2010 3:23:12 PM you have to clean the cpu and the heatsink off and reapply the thermal paste. If you managed to knock off the cpu fan then you may have broken the pins that hold it down. you may need a new heatsink. mrblazito May 28, 2010 8:54:55 PM How can the cores reach 90C+ but the cpu itself only reaches 40c? what are you using to read the temperatures? DaeM May 28, 2010 11:41:32 PM i was using everest ultimate and now switched to coretemp got myself a new cooler this afternoon and reapllied the thermal pasta after cleaning the processor cap things seem to be working fine now OCed it to 3.4 GHz idling at 30-35C and 50 under load so i think problem solved! thnx for the input guys appreciate it Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIntel Core i7 860 extremely high temperatures ForumExtremely High E6400 temps ... Please Help! ForumExtremely High CPU Temps . Help please! ForumHigh uneven temps on liquid cooled Core 2 Extreme QX9650 (cores 0 & 3) ForumCore i7 Temps Horrifyingly High (75-90 Degrees Idle) ForumCore Temps High w/ Intel Turbo Boost Forumi7 3770k Extremely High Temperatures: Overvolting? ForumHelp... extremely loud cpu fan but temps are ok! ForumCPU core temps seem high ForumHigh core temps with e6750 and tjunction max at 100 ForumIntel 2500k Overclock Extremely High Voltage Readings ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumUpgraded CPU to quad core but pc wont boot? ForumIntel Core i7 920 vs Intel Core 2 Duo e8400 Forum[Solved] Core 2 Duo E8400 running extremely hot More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !