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I5-3570K hitting 105C w/no OC

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November 30, 2012 1:35:15 PM

I just upgraded to a i5-3570K and ASRock Z77 Extreme 6.

For now I'm using the stock heat sink and have not overclocked the machine yet.

I did a 10 minute BF3 test run and checked my temps via Core Temp and saw that all four cores are hitting 105 degrees C.

At idle I fluctuate between 32 -36 degrees.

Any idea why the temps are so high straight out of the box?

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November 30, 2012 2:04:17 PM

Are you sure the CPU Heatsink is seated properly and there are no obstructions? Is the CPU fan running at all times?
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November 30, 2012 2:21:46 PM

Try hwmonitor instead. I heard the stock HSF is difficut to install. Are you sure it's snug and you took the plastic off?
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November 30, 2012 3:48:55 PM

Did you adjust the fan settings in the BIOS? Might want to crank it up there if the RPMs stay low. If you set a target of like 60C it will spin up to it's max to try and keep it there once you put it under load.
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