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June 27, 2012 5:13:21 AM

Hi, Tom's Hardware. I'd like to ask about the overall temperature of my CPU and my cooling. On loads, for example such as running a game at maximum settings my temperature utility is showing this: http://i50.tinypic.com/256wyhi.png

System Reference/My build:
- CPU (Processor): Intel i7 950 (Not Overclocked).
- Thermal Solution: Corsair Hydro Series H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Liquid cooling system.
- Fans: 120mm (4)
- PSU (Power Supply): 1200watt ATX
- Motherboard: EVGA X58 FTW3 (1366)
- GPU (Video Card): EVGA Nvidia GTX 570 (1)
- Case: Corsair 800D Obsidian

I have two questions:

1. Are these temperatures in the above image optimal for my system?
2. Since my motherboard only had 4 fan connectors, and I have 2 extra fans, is there a way I can add more?

P.S. This is my first build.

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June 27, 2012 5:27:20 AM

yes they are optimal and very normal
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June 27, 2012 5:37:49 AM

those are good temps for your CPU and I do not understand your second question... Do you need 2 more fan connectors?
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June 27, 2012 6:55:49 AM

for q.2 buy molex to fan power converter.......

(or buy a nice fan controller)
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