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I think my cpu is running hotter than it should :(
Aug 12, 2012, 9:49 PM
I'm running a phenom2 x4 BE, stock fan stock thermal paste. (just recently installed [day 2 of being on]).
Read the temp through Core Temp program, and it stated its running an avg. 37c idle... I just ordered some aftermarket thermal paste to see if that would help.
Fans are working full time. wondeing if I'm doing something wrong.
any advice? Thanks in advance.
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 12, 2012, 10:01 PM
37C as your idle temp is perfectly normal with stock cooling, especially if you have a high ambient temp. Could you post temps under load. That's a lot more telling.
Aug 12, 2012, 10:10 PM
Your cpu temp is perfectly fine my friend,normal temp for phenom II is 35-40c idle,there is no reason to worry at all,cheers !!!
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Aug 13, 2012, 12:01 AM
will do, still doing updates and downloads so itll be a few. (i will try to give an update tomorrow.
Aug 13, 2012, 1:45 AM
Your Processor is very very normal. In fact, it is right where it should be with a stock cooler.
Aug 13, 2012, 4:50 PM
ok, i got into world of warcraft, to try out my new machine.. everything thing felt great, i put some cpu load on it by joining a large pack of active players, it ran at ~47c.
Aug 13, 2012, 4:59 PM
You're just fine. No worries at all.
Aug 14, 2012, 1:01 AM
ty for the relief
Aug 24, 2012, 9:54 PM
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