Help with overheating

Hey guys, i need some help first time poster!
my cpu as stated below is idling at about 56 degrees, and under heavy load ie. encoding a video, or playing an intensive game the temperatures are spiking and hovering at about 98 degrees, the pc has shut down to cpu cooling issue a few times,
reseated the heat sink made sure it was clamped in good, and redid the thermal paste twice, two different methods (spread, and dab) neither made any difference.

Using the stock intel cooler,
note fan speed here indicating 3375 rpm, however a few other programs indicate fan speed closer to 2050 rpm
not sure if thats the issue.

if you need more info let me know
BTW just thought i would mention this is not OC, the motherboard has self adjusting OC options i believe
running an Asus P6T SE

Intel Core i7 920
Cores 4
Threads 8
Name Intel Core i7 920
Code Name Bloomfield
Package Socket 1366 LGA
Technology 45nm
Specification Intel Core i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz
Family 6
Extended Family 6
Model A
Extended Model 1A
Stepping 5
Revision D0
Instructions MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, Intel 64
Virtualization Supported, Enabled
Hyperthreading Supported, Enabled
Fan Speed 3375 RPM
Bus Speed 133.6 MHz
Rated Bus Speed 2405.4 MHz
Stock Core Speed 2666 MHz
Stock Bus Speed 133 MHz
Average Temperature 56 °C
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  1. Is your whole case and all heatsyncs clean? Is this computer in a really hot room? Or shoved in a cupboard with no air flow?
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