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3570k getting very hot?

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December 14, 2012 3:08:09 AM

I just installed my 3570k with stock cooling, all the fans are correctly operating but it's running at 37-40~ during idle and it hit 68 degrees on all cores only a few minutes after running prime95.

What should I do? Undervolt my cpu so it's cooler? Get new thermal paste? Turn my cpu fan speed up? HELP!

I also don't have much money to spare.

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December 14, 2012 5:19:34 AM

68 is pretty good, actually. Nothing wrong with that.
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