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Intel i5 2500k Overheating.

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October 22, 2011 1:33:58 AM

I just got a complete build from newegg and set the entire thing up and for some reason, the CPU is overheating and not letting me do anything. I've checked the BIOS and the fans are at max setting but still it's not cooling down. A thermal paste was already on the heatsink when I applied it to the CPU.

At first, I didn't place the heatsink properly and it was a little wobbly but after I fastened it where the heatsink was stiff and firmly in place, the temp still rose in the BIOS.

Anyone know what's going on or can provide me with some tips on how to fix this? The "Power Fan" in the BIOS is also not showing up to be working but the Power Supply has a fan, the case has a fan and so does the CPU, but only 2 are listed.

Parts list:

COOLER MASTER ELITE 335 RC-335-KKN1-GP Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power ...
ASUS P8P67 LE (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
Rosewill RTK-045 45 Piece Premium Computer Tool Kit
SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
Acer S220HQLAbd Black 21.5" 5ms LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-222AB - OEM
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October 22, 2011 1:01:24 PM

If the fan is working and properly attached and the CPU is still overheating ??°C then I would go ahead and RMA the CPU!
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October 22, 2011 1:19:23 PM

You normally don't get a reading for the power fan unless it has a sensor cable to plug into motherboard power fan header.

What voltage is bios giving to cpu?
Stock cpu cooling? it sucks get a Hyper212+.
Specs say its has 2x120mm fans, 1x exhaust from the back, and 1x intake at the front?
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