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December 31, 2010 2:49:13 PM

I have an intel core i7 950 with an arctic cool freezer 7 rev. 2 in an antec 902 with fans at full
at stock clockspeed it goes up to 88 degres C when i ran a benchmark
A: is this normal
B: what do i do to fix it if it isnt?


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December 31, 2010 2:58:27 PM

Intels Tcase max is 68C but under 80C should be ok so you are a bit warm.

Try re-applying your thermal paste with some AS5, give cpu and heatsink a good clean before with something like Arcticlean.
December 31, 2010 3:55:21 PM

Thanks a lot
i will do that
December 31, 2010 3:55:30 PM

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