Over 70 C ,is this cpu abnormal? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Starcraft 2 Last response: September 4, 2010 3:03 PM in CPUs Share jasonxiao September 4, 2010 6:43:26 AM this is after starcraft 2, idle and full power is range from 65C to 75C why is it so hot? what shall i do cool it down? I brought it from hp two years ago, notice the abnormal when i try to overclock, but bios can not overclock or change the core voltage. More about : cpu abnormal hell_storm2004 a b à CPUs September 4, 2010 7:14:49 AM If that temperature is taken on idle i would say its a bit high. Your full system specs please. m 0 l jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 197 K Overclocking September 4, 2010 7:23:45 AM jasonxiao said: why is it so hot? what shall i do cool it down? Core voltage is 1.688 volts? Of course it is idling hot. Intel's recommended max voltage for that CPU is 1.500 volts. Lower the vcore voltage. m 0 l Related resources Not overclocked, CPU still reaching over 70C - Forum concern over recent OC... reach over 70c within a minute of Prime 95 - Forum Ivy Bridge Temperatures over 70 C - Forum Athlon x2 5000+ abnormal CPU temp 80C+ at idle - Forum CPU reaches over 70 degrees while gaming? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jasonxiao September 4, 2010 7:28:14 AM this is after starcraft 2, idle and full power is range from 65C to 75C m 0 l jasonxiao September 4, 2010 7:30:03 AM jsc said:Core voltage is 1.688 volts? Of course it is idling hot. Intel's recommended max voltage for that CPU is 1.500 volts. Lower the vcore voltage. bios can not configure Core voltage..... m 0 l 55Range a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking September 4, 2010 9:14:37 AM jasonxiao said:bios can not configure Core voltage..... What motherboard, all should be able to manually let you decrease the vcore- m 0 l jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 197 K Overclocking September 4, 2010 1:58:27 PM No, 55range. Many oem board have locked BIOS'. It simplifies customer support. jason, how did you overclock it? m 0 l jasonxiao September 4, 2010 3:03:14 PM jsc said:No, 55range. Many oem board have locked BIOS'. It simplifies customer support. jason, how did you overclock it? I try to but i did not. (bios can not configure so i didn't touch anything) I only downloaded the above two software ,then I noticed the problem. (cpu-z and cpuid) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs 70c too hot for my cpu? Forum SolvedOver 70C Forum SolvedCPU idling at 70 degrees C Forum Solvedcores air carbide 540 air case. antec 620 kuhler. phenom 965 be c3 CPU. 790fx-gd70 board. my temps are hitting 57c on stock sp Forum SolvedCPU Reaching 70C Forum SolvedCpu Temp 70-75C too hot? Forum SolvedCpu temp over 85°C at load. Forum SolvedAverage cpu temp 70c Forum SolvedOverheating laptop on idle (70C), not CPU load or dust or thermal paste, any ideas? Forum SolvedNew FX-8350 CPU jumping temps + stupidly high temp reading (Over 150C!) Forum Not sure if cpu reaching 70C or not Forum SolvedCPU Stressed at 65-70'c Forum I3-2120 temperature over 70C degrees! Forum Friend has a Samsung i3 laptop, CPU idle temps run about 70c... is this safe? Forum SolvedCan the CPU show wrong temperature? Over 120 C (262 F) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !