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01 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 
Custom Build computer high temperatures

Sorry if this is the wrong section although from my understanding it should be here.
SO i have built myself a new PC with these specs:

CoolerMaster HAF 912 Combat with Window
Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H Motherboard
Intel Core i7 3770k
CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler
G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-10666CL9D-16GBXL 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3
MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti Power Edition OC 2GB
Corsair HX-750 V2 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply
Intel 520 Series 120GB SSD
Seagate Barracuda 2TB ST2000DM001
Lite-On IHES312 12X Blu-Ray DVD Combo Drive
ASUS PCE-N53 Dual Band Wireless N600 PCI-E Adapter

So Basically im getting around 37-47° C idle and on full load im getting 95-100° C, Now is that high temperatures? I dont understand, It is being cooled very well, It must be the thermal paste even though im positive i installed it right. Any Suggestions on what it could be?

*EDIT*

BTW Its Celsius the degrees are in Celsius not Fahrenheit.


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01 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

If you are not using Arctic Silver thermal paste, get some as it will help the CPU cooling. Remove the old from the top of the CPU and bottom of the CPU cooler and apply the Arctic Silver, as directed, to the top of the CPU.

I tried several different coolers for my i7 3770 and finally settled on a Corsair H80 Liquid Cooling system. My CPU is not overclocked and at idle runs around 30 deg C and rarely goes above 40 deg C.
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01 Jan 2013   #3

Win 7 64 bit professional
 
 

To start,STOP using your computer, unless you want to fry your processor. You have a decent cooling unit and my best guess is, your thermal paste is improperly applied or your cooler is not probably installed. I presume you are not overclocking at this point in time even though you have an unlocked processor.
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01 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
If you are not using Arctic Silver thermal paste, get some as it will help the CPU cooling. Remove the old from the top of the CPU and bottom of the CPU cooler and apply the Arctic Silver, as directed, to the top of the CPU.

I tried several different coolers for my i7 3770 and finally settled on a Corsair H80 Liquid Cooling system. My CPU is not overclocked and at idle runs around 30 deg C and rarely goes above 40 deg C.
I Do use Arctic Silver 5 Thermal paste.
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01 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snakeyeskm View Post
To start,STOP using your computer, unless you want to fry your processor. You have a decent cooling unit and my best guess is, your thermal paste is improperly applied or your cooler is not probably installed. I presume you are not overclocking at this point in time even though you have an unlocked processor.
The thing is i NEVER reach full load, I barely use up 30% of the CPU at a time and no i am not overclocking, and i am 100% sure the thermal paste is applied properly, You apply a pea sized blob of thermal paste, Smooth it out on the top (I used a plastic bag to wipe it on), Make sure there are no bubbles or holes. It cant be the thermal paste.
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01 Jan 2013   #6

Win7 Pro 64
 
 

There was a report about the 3770 having heat issues, and some other ivy bridge processors too....
Ivy Bridge Temperatures – It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here | Overclockers
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01 Jan 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Ok I don't know what changed BUT i went into the Bios set everything to default ran Prime95 and opened up HWMonitor, On full load its around 65 Degrees, That is much better obviously, But is that Good Temps or are they still to high?
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01 Jan 2013   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bearcatrp View Post
There was a report about the 3770 having heat issues, and some other ivy bridge processors too....
Ivy Bridge Temperatures – It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here | Overclockers
Thanks for this information.
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01 Jan 2013   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

What are you using to monitor your temps?
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01 Jan 2013   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
What are you using to monitor your temps?
I am using HWMonitor.
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