Like the title said my i5-2500k will idle at 40c and in seconds when i open a game i goes extremely high http://i.imgur.com/fKGbz.jpg. My pc specs are MSI P67A-G45(B3) Evga GTX 560ti i5-2500k @ 3.30GHz 650Watt power supply 500 gb hard drive Intel stock fan
I used programs like Real Temp and Core temp to measure the temp. They are both identical. I have checked my processor and there are no pins broke. I called MSI because I dont want to pay a computer store to diagnose if my motherboard is broke and they said to send it in for it to get checked. I updated my bios like MSI said and my chipset to the latest version. I am using radioshack thermal paste because I cleaned the processor and needed thermal paste. I ordered a Hyper 212 heatsink and Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste to see if it would fix it. I would love if somebody could help because I would like to play games.
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Have you installed the hyper212 and arctic silver yet? I think that when you have you'll see your temps come down significantly.
Remember when applying thermal paste, just a little dab in the center of the cpu.
No I did a little research and after spending HOURS trying to get it fixed I went with the idea of a better heatsink and thermal paste.