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High CPU temperature in BIOS [ ASUS P8P67 Deluxe ]

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March 28, 2011 3:17:00 PM

Hi,

I am in the process of building a new system and have all the components more or less in place. The first time I booted up and went into the BIOS, it was showing me a cpu temperature of 60 degrees celsius, which seems unusually high in this context. I was wondering if anyone could provide any insight into this issue? I'm using the stock fan that came with the cpu, parts are listed below:

- ASUS P8P67 Deluxe
- Intel Core i7 2600, Sandy Bridge
- EVGA GTS 250, PCI-E
- 2 x 2GB DDR3 RAM, G.Skill
- Antec P180 Case
- Corsair Enthusiast PSU TX650 V2

Thanks!
March 28, 2011 3:31:23 PM

Thank you, I will give that a try tonight. I don't know if it's a bad idea, but I didn't use any thermal paste. I just popped on the fan as per the instruction book that came with the cpu.
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March 28, 2011 3:51:51 PM

Haha, I did notice the thermal paste on the stock fan; I wasn't sure if buying/applying extra from one of those tubes you can buy was necessary, but I guess its fine without. Thanks again!
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March 28, 2011 7:16:42 PM

It should be noted: A few people here have noticed high temps reported in several P67 boards using UEFI, so it could also be a bad reading...
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