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Last response: in CPUs
September 4, 2010 9:45:05 PM

Hi Guys

My i7 process has fitted a Zalman CNPS9900 LED Heatsink.

The CPU IDLE temp in the BIOS were 48 degrees.

Can you please confirm if this is something i should worry about? Would you expect the IDLE temp with a Zalman CNPS9900 LED Heatsink to be much lower?

Any help would be appreciated. :) 

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a c 161 à CPUs
September 4, 2010 9:54:04 PM

Use something like HW Monitor to check your idle temps in windows, i have noticed that my BIOS temps are quite a bit higher than my idle temps, i dont think stuff like speed step and cool'n'quiet are active when you are in BIOS.