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What temperature should my CPU be at?

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May 9, 2011 9:48:40 PM

Recently I downloaded the device "coretemp" to find out what temperature my CPU is running at. As I type this it appears to be varying from 30-35 degrees Celsius and roughly around 30 degrees Celsius when idle. My CPU is a Intel i7 2600(3.4 ghz) and I am cooling it with the stock cooler that came with the device. Is the temperature that my CPU is at okay or not? I am new to this forum so any help and advice is very much appreciated, thanks.

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a b à CPUs
May 9, 2011 9:55:12 PM

your temps are 100% normal. With that stock cooler, expect temps as high as 70 degrees C (which is OK too).
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May 9, 2011 10:14:45 PM

Those temps sound fine - the bigger issue is temps under load. Since you're using the stock cooler, I would expect anywhere from 60-80C under load (depending on case ventilation and ambient temperatures).
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a b à CPUs
May 9, 2011 10:37:47 PM

Also, there are many, many threads on this site alone asking exactly the same question as you.
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a c 120 à CPUs
May 9, 2011 10:49:39 PM

Yep nothing wrong with those temps..
Run Prime95 and do a blend test.
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May 9, 2011 11:07:47 PM

Thanks to everyone for the quick reply! I live in New York and the summers can get pretty hot(anywhere from 80-90 deg F and hotter) for instance today was just low 60s but I could definitely feel the heat in my room building up. My computer has 3 chassis fans, GPU fan, CPU fan and a PSU fan do you think this would be enough or should I be worrying? Also would you recommend I upgrade to a better CPU fan?
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a c 120 à CPUs
May 9, 2011 11:22:32 PM

I think you should be fine,your cpu temps will definitely creep up a couple of degrees in the summer.
That's normal for everyone's rig,if you feel they're too high just buy a CM 212+.
No need to spend over $40 on a cooler for a SB cpu imo.
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a c 103 à CPUs
May 9, 2011 11:35:24 PM

+1 CM212+, a good investment to prolong the life of the cpu.
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May 10, 2011 12:09:55 AM

Best answer selected by CDAHL.
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September 23, 2012 11:30:38 AM

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