High Idle temps on i52500k

So I am having fairly high stock idle temps and I am a little worried, I have a 212+ cooler and my CPU is not over clocked, and using CPUZ to make sure it's idleing at 1600 and I am still getting 37-40c across the 4 cores which just seems way to high. I did not personally mount the CPU cooler as I bought the computer from NCIX and they built it before shipping mainly because I am not comfortable doing it.

I am not sure if this is normal and I am fairly concerned.

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  1. What is your room temp?
  2. It is possible that the program is wrong so have you compared with BIOS or tried a different program like maybe Coretemp or Speed fan?
  3. rolli59 said:
    It is possible that the program is wrong so have you compared with BIOS or tried a different program like maybe Coretemp or Speed fan?


    Speedfan reads exactly the same


    Quote:
    What is your room temp?


    About 23 degrees, however the computer is under the desk in a sort of corner that the desk has built in to hold it, I have it pulled about half a foot from each side of the corner to let air in.
  4. your realtemp screenshots not at idle

    its 8% load and at 2600mhz so those temps arent as bad as they look

    the minimum shown is 36c to 38c --that would be at 1600mhz

    whats load temperatures?
  5. mcnumpty23 said:
    your realtemp screenshots not at idle

    its 8% load and at 2600mhz so those temps arent as bad as they look

    the minimum shown is 36c to 38c --that would be at 1600mhz

    whats load temperatures?


    So I let it sit overnight on balanced power option instead of performance (what it was on before) and it went to sleep which I usually have turned off and ended up showing the minimums you see below when I woke it up, then I let it sit for 5 minutes and checked again and it was what you see in this screenshot.

    Does this look okay?

  6. Oh yeah, that looks great. :)
  7. thats fine

    my 2600k just came out of sleep

    min 21c max 28c

    in realtemp
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