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Old November 18, 2013, 09:29 AM
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it is strange my CPU is idling at 35c. I am nopt sure how long it has been idling at this temperature because I wasn't really paying attention until lately when I have started again playing firefall my system rebooted a couple of times.

So I went into the bios and looked at the temperatures in there it was averaging between 37-43c I thought that it was very high but I was just gaming so I sat back and let my system cool off and it dropped to 37.


Then shut down my system checked my rad and it was a little clogged with dust I then cleaned out my whole system and fired it back up to desktop not my cpou idles at 35 which is still high since I am not OCing and everything is running stock. I think that this might have been going on for a couple of months since I dropped in a second 560ti .

the only new changes is I added was another 8GB ram ( 2x4)
could my system running at this temp be because of running SLI?
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Old November 18, 2013, 09:31 AM
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it is strange my CPU is idling at 35c. I am nopt sure how long it has been idling at this temperature because I wasn't really paying attention until lately when I have started again playing firefall my system rebooted a couple of times.

So I went into the bios and looked at the temperatures in there it was averaging between 37-43c I thought that it was very high but I was just gaming so I sat back and let my system cool off and it dropped to 37.


Then shut down my system checked my rad and it was a little clogged with dust I then cleaned out my whole system and fired it back up to desktop not my cpou idles at 35 which is still high since I am not OCing and everything is running stock. I think that this might have been going on for a couple of months since I dropped in a second 560ti .

the only new changes is I added was another 8GB ram ( 2x4)
could my system running at this temp be because of running SLI?
I am running:
Asrock z77 exteme 3
i5 2500k water-cooled( v8 waterblock)
16 GB DDR3
35 idle is within normal range for a CPU. My cpu sits around 33-34 idle.
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Old November 18, 2013, 09:58 AM
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Have you checked the new RAM? Also, I know this is likely a dumb question to pose here but, the newer 8GB matches the older 8GB?
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Old November 18, 2013, 10:05 AM
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Those temps are perfectly normal.
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Old November 18, 2013, 10:47 AM
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Those temps are fine my CPU idles at 55-60 and that's fine.
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Old November 18, 2013, 11:18 AM
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my idle temps where 29-30 before. or maybe tha tcould have been my other AMD system grr I don't seem to remember.

the ram is the exact same as before.
ok well I guess I will test it with firefall again lol
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Old November 18, 2013, 11:18 AM
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Those temps are fine my CPU idles at 55-60 and that's fine.
Umm 55-60 is not fine. That is sitting on the warm side and should be fixed or checked.

Idle shouldn't be anything more than 40 unless your ambient temps are insane.
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Old November 18, 2013, 11:22 AM
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It's a 920 D0 running at a 1.2ghz OC on an H50, it's currently idling at 45 degrees so id say that's fine.
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It's a 920 D0 running at a 1.2ghz OC on an H50, it's currently idling at 45 degrees so id say that's fine.
a 920 at 1.2ghz OC at 45 degrees is way to warm! You are DOWNCLOCKING not overclocking.
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Old November 18, 2013, 11:44 AM
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a 920 at 1.2ghz OC at 45 degrees is way to warm! You are DOWNCLOCKING not overclocking.
Re-read his post............
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