CPU issue possibly Tags: CPUs Last response: August 24, 2011 3:42 AM in CPUs Share Chinrichs August 24, 2011 2:37:51 AM Hi, I recently built my own computer and used an i5 2500k intel processor. When I enter the Asus p6z68-v pro bios it reads that the cpu is running anywhere from 50c-55c The Case is an Antec Dark Fleet DF-30 Is that too hot of a cpu? BTW I'm running the stock heatsink with artic silver 5 More about : cpu issue possibly natx808 August 24, 2011 2:57:24 AM too much thermal paste or HSF not seated properly? you only need an amount covering the cpu slug equal to the width of a peice of paper applied) i've searched around and seen reports of idle temps from 25-40c -- are you using the IGP, i believe that will increase temps by 15c roughly. henydiah a c 136 à CPUs August 24, 2011 2:58:59 AM i suggest get Aftermarket cooler minimum Hyper 212 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer k1114 a c 88 à CPUs August 24, 2011 3:42:00 AM ~50c is normal in bios as the cpu is in full on state, it won't go to idle until you get into windows. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumComputer Freezing, possibly a motherboard or CPU issue ForumComputer Freezing, possibly a motherboard issue ForumBrand new self built pc has major framerate issues, possibly cpu issue ForumPossibly a PSU issue ForumGaming performance issue possibly heat related ForumPSU Issue Possibly . Need Help ForumI have an Issue : Possibly Related to PSU Wattage?? ForumPossibly cooked my CPU ForumIs my CPU okay or possibly fried (i7-2600k)? ForumComputer freezes up possibly graphics issue ForumPossibly the weirdest RAM issue you will ever see ForumAntec 1200 case, possibly grounding issue . ForumNew build won't POST anymore, possibly bad cpu ? ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumUpgrade CPU (AMD 955) or Video (275GTX)? ForumCPU fan not working ForumCpu damage ForumCpu multiplyers? ForumIs it the CPU or Motherboard? Forum[Solved] Hot CPU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !