Solved Is this bad? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Last response: December 31, 2010 3:55 PM in CPUs Share Gryphon_ 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? Thanks More about : bad Best solution beanoslim a b à CPUs December 31, 2010 2:58:27 PM Share 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. http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods.html Gryphon_ December 31, 2010 3:55:21 PM Thanks a lot i will do that Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Gryphon_ December 31, 2010 3:55:30 PM Best answer selected by Gryphon_. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum ForumWhat is so bad about this build? ForumBad RAM symptoms? ForumSlow/ bad performance with new build ForumWhy so bad ? ForumIs my 7870 going bad ? ForumIs my graphics card sagging bad ? ForumBad Luck Build Causing Crashes ForumDead Drive: How to bypass bad sectors? ForumIS MY PC BAD ? ForumBad Motherboard? ForumHD5870 + Q6600 & Bad PSU = Huge frame drops? ForumIS MY PC BAD ? ForumPSU Help ForumDoes this mean I blew a component of my computer's speakers? Forum6 cell battery or 9 cell battery for this laptop? Forum[Solved] Should I buy this Mobo and Graphics card combo? ForumIs this sufficient? Forum[Solved] Was my old UPS/powerstrip causing this? Forumgtx 580 too big :o More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !