I5 3570K load temps hitting 90 degrees with stock cooler
Hello, I just installed 3570K with arctic solver 5 and stock cooler on asrock z77 extreme4 mobo yesterday. I noticed (using realtemp, coretemp) that the idle temps of the cores are around 44 degrees. using prime 95 torture test, they go up to 95 degrees within 5 minutes. Any guess what is wrong? I made sure that the stock cooler is properly installed and the thermal paste covers the whole CPU surface.
I contacted intel via chat - they are saying this software is not supported and the temps I am hitting is perfectly normal under load since I am not letting it to cool down under stress test.
I am a little confused because I have been reading all over the internet that stock cooler is fine if you dont overclock and the load temps should be at most around 70 to 80 degrees.
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Seems very high, I agree. Sometimes the temps reported by software can be inaccurate though. Can you check the CPU idle temp in BIOS? This is normally a good reference to work from.
bios showing temps around 38 degrees. I re-applied the thermal paste (with a lot more than pea size now!) and prime95 hitting around 79 to 85 degrees after 8 minutes.
Anyhow, the stock Intel cooler is known to be relatively poor. How good is your case cooling?
case cooling is not good at all.... only one cooling fan at the back - was planning to get a better one soon. If I keep the side panel open, prime 95 hit 78 max after 10 minutes, so it may be with the case.