prime 95 Tags: CPUs Heat Intel i7 Last response: November 22, 2012 8:13 AM in CPUs Share bigmohr November 22, 2012 5:28:38 AM what is a good average temp for running prime 95 on my i7 3770. i have a 79 c on one of my cores after 20 min. my average is 76 c.? i have a dell xps8500 and the heat sink is small with one small fan. should i upgrade my heat sink and or fans? More about : prime Novuake a c 142 à CPUs November 22, 2012 5:40:42 AM That's quite hot but not toooo bad. I would get an aftermarket cooler. Just to help a bit. If your chassis allows get a Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo. They are cheap and provide good performance. darth pravus a b à CPUs November 22, 2012 7:28:46 AM +1 for the hyper 212 evo. Anthing near 80 is a bit hot really. 70 is the absolute max I would ever want to see. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Novuake a c 142 à CPUs November 22, 2012 8:13:09 AM darth pravus said:+1 for the hyper 212 evo. Anthing near 80 is a bit hot really. 70 is the absolute max I would ever want to see. Ivy runs pretty hot. So 80 is fine, but yeah, borderline comfortable. LOL. With Ivy I get very nervous above 85... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPasses Prime95 , Fails IBT, why? Forum3960X pushing 200 watts with prime 95 running ForumPlss help with prime95 error ForumWHEA errors with IBT and prime95 ...help? Forum3770k over heating Prime95 ForumI7 3630qm wont go above 50% usage with prime 95 or any other stresser Forum3570k prime95 error need help ForumPrime95 temps with 3570k at 4.4 ghz help ForumI5-2500k unstable at 1.4 volts on prime 95 ? ForumBattlefield 3 crashes my computer but Prime95 does not? ForumPrime95 'Not Responding' rather than error ForumPrime 95 ERROR:rounding was 0.5 less than 0.4 and hardware failure det ForumAmd fx 6300 prime95 ForumWhy does one worker fail and the others still go prime 95 ForumFailed Prime95 and I haven't even OC'd my i7-3930k yet! ForumAMD FX-8120 Prime95 test core error ForumHuge temp drop instantly after prime95 ends Forum20 hour Prime95 - 3570k OC 4.6 Ghz - Air Cooled ForumBSOD and Prime95 error ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !