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I7 too hot ?

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November 20, 2011 5:22:09 PM

Hello, I recently put together an intel core I7 Z68 system with an h70 liquid cooler im getting Idle temps of 40 and on prime 95 at 100% i get 99c, in the bios the pump is running at 100% all the time, its in a push/ pull configuration, I have tried to reseat it I have also removed and reapplied thermal paste it has made no difference so what i tried was to try the stock cooler that also is running idle at 40c can someone helpp please ??

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November 20, 2011 5:33:39 PM

Anal retenive Questiom.
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November 20, 2011 5:34:55 PM

can you please state your full specs?
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November 20, 2011 5:36:16 PM

update your bios too.
November 20, 2011 5:36:24 PM


thanks for the reply pro-gamer my specs are as follows:

EVGA Z68 FTW mobo
intel core I7 3.5Ghz
Geil 8gb ram
samsung 2tb
Evga 560ti superclocked
Corsair hx 850 w psu
corsair h70

also my bios is updated to EVGA A05
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