Temperatures for i3 2100 and GPU

I just installed a new motherboard and i3 2100 (with stock cooler) with termal paste I applied myself ... not knowing if I applied correctly, I want to verify my temperatures ...

Currently after ~1hr usage ... nth much ... mainly programming stuff on Arch Linux ... my temperatures look like:


acpitz-virtual-0
Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +27.8°C  (crit = +103.0°C)
temp2:        +29.8°C  (crit = +103.0°C)

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Physical id 0:  +45.0°C  (high = +82.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 0:         +40.0°C  (high = +82.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)
Core 1:         +43.0°C  (high = +82.0°C, crit = +102.0°C)

radeon-pci-0100
Adapter: PCI adapter
temp1:        +61.5°C  


So CPU is ~45 degrees. GPU (ATI 56xx forgot model exactly) 61 degrees. Is this an ok temperature? Or do u suggest any other ways to test if my termal paste and HSF is installed correctly? Does ~1hr of low usage count? Exams are coming soon so I cant really play games for hours to just get high usage. I suppose if coolers are not installed right, I will know by now?
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  1. no, do something strenuous like games, intel burn test, or prime95.
  2. Is it just idle? That's not too bad.
  3. Its not idle, just not doing anything much, mainly development & school work. I'll try systester later ... running systester now. How long should I run it for and what temperatures should I expect when its done? Its risen to ~55 degrees now
  4. Those temps are fine. My CPU stays at 42 in idle... goes to 54 in games
  5. Ok just ran systester for ~30mins (didn't really time it, just an estimate) (~97% CPU usage), temps went up to around 61 degrees I suppose thats still fine?
  6. That's fine.
  7. That looks fine to me.
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