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Cpu 775 intel core 2 duo e6600 high temperature

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January 27, 2012 3:05:30 PM

i just run the core temp program only to watch if i needed a new case modding for my my cpu and i saw the temperatures while the system was idle was at 85 C. I run the prime95 to raise the load and saw the temperature going up to 101 C , which i thought was the end of my system! just for your information there is no oc at the cpu , i have on it the first cooling device it had and its there for over 7 years with only the standar cleaning i am doing for it! Do you happen to know any issues like this? does a bios update solve the problem? any advices will be acceptable with much appreciation! Thanks!
a c 185 à CPUs
January 27, 2012 3:23:22 PM

your heatsink mounting is not correct.
a c 103 à CPUs
January 27, 2012 4:32:05 PM

Sounds like your using the stock heatsink and that the thermal paste has gone off or the fan is failing or the heatsink has worked loose.

Spend £30 and get yourself a very effective Hyper 212 Plus?EVO.
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