Closed I5 2500k Core Temps at Stock Settings Tags: CPUs Core Intel i5 Last response: December 12, 2011 1:56 PM in CPUs Share sakima December 1, 2011 11:12:16 PM Here is my setup... i5-2500K 3.30 GHz processor GigaByte Z68X-UD3H-B3 motherboad Corsair H60 Liquid Cooling System My case has two fans, one on the cooling system radiator and another on the front of the case. The temperature in my room is 70 degrees Fahrenheit. My system is not overclocked and I am using the default optimized settings in my bios. Here are my temps in HW Monitor running blend mode on Prime95 for an hour.... Core #0 52 Celsius Core #1 55 C Core #2 58 C Core #3 57 C Package 60 C TPIN0 32 C TPIN1 25 C TPIN2 49 C So are these temps normal or high for my setup? I'm not currently overclocking but plan to in the future. More about : 2500k core temps stock settings Best solution rolli59 a c 863 à CPUs December 1, 2011 11:18:50 PM Good for running prime! It is a load case not seen in normal use. Share sakima December 1, 2011 11:24:49 PM rolli59 said:Good for running prime! It is a load case not seen in normal use. So that leaves me enough wiggle room to OC? Just asking because I want to make sure this thing is running right before its too late and I can't return it. Score 0 Related resources i5 2500K temps too high on stock cooler? 80°C?? - Forum best settings in bios to lower core i7 920 temps with stock cooler - Forum Extremely high idle temps i5 2500k stock cooler? - Forum OC i5 2500K - Temps & Cores - Forum I5 2500k high temps at stock speeds - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 863 à CPUs December 1, 2011 11:27:10 PM Yes! Score 0 aaab December 1, 2011 11:28:58 PM I didn't think there could be that much difference between core temps... maybe the monitoring software used to get these temps is wrong? Score 0 rolli59 a c 863 à CPUs December 1, 2011 11:30:15 PM That is not a big difference! Score 0 aaab December 1, 2011 11:43:32 PM 5 degrees is pretty big compared to mine which is less than 1 degrees difference. But as I am no expert I can not possibly argue hehe In that case ignore me Score 0 rolli59 a c 863 à CPUs December 1, 2011 11:44:37 PM It differs between CPU's. Score 0 changwafu December 2, 2011 12:44:01 AM my i5-2500k even has a diff of 6c... core0 = 53c core1 = 59c core2 = 60c core3 = 58c try running Intel Burn Test with 20 runs/standard settings. http://majorgeeks.com/IntelBurnTest_d5987.html IBT produces more heat compared to prime95/occt. Score 0 sakima December 12, 2011 3:36:52 AM Best answer selected by sakima. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Prime95 temps stock heatsink/fan i5 2500k not OC'd Forum SolvedStock i5 2500k temp w/ 212 evo Forum SolvedI5 2500k idle core temps, are these stable? Forum SolvedIntel i-5 2500k core temps during Prime95 Forum Intel Core i5 3570k stock or overclocked 2500k? Forum WTB: Core i5 2500k stock cooler Forum Core i5 2500k load temps Forum I5 2500k idle temp with stock cooler Forum SolvedIntel core i5 2500k Safe temp and fan speeds? Forum I5 2500k temp cpu/core normal?? Forum Max core temp for i5 2500k Forum Core i5 2500k idle temp is high Forum SolvedIntel i5 4670k stock settings,very high temperature using stock cooler Forum SolvedGetting High Temps on i5 4670K with stock cooler Forum Solvedcore i5 2500k with out overclock enough for watch dogs Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !