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1 year ago#1
i5-2500k with hyper 212+ @ 4.5GHz. Vcore @ 1.325 V.


i idle in the 40s now and under prime 95 (small FFT or blend) it reaches high 70s/low 80s. with games, it gets around high 50s/low 60s.

don't understand. i thought the hyper 212+ was really good. i have a CM stryker case with not bad cable management. also a gtx 770
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1 year ago#2
Cooler probably not set right. Could be too much or too little thermal paste. Try a lower voltage.
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1 year ago#3
To be fair, those are perfectly acceptable temps
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1 year ago#4
i've re-seated the cooler many times and used a good thermal paste set right in the middle of the CPU and spread it out to fill the holes.
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1 year ago#5
I'd go so far as to say those temps are normal given the voltage and lack of liquid cooling.
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1 year ago#6
i have a 2500k and 212+ at 4.4ghz

I only use 1.29v. I idle at 30-35 and hit 60-65 at load. Your temps are a bit high but so is your voltage. I've always wondered if I didn't seat mine right either, but mine's been running smoothly for years so I've just left it as is
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1 year ago#7
Don't spread the thermal paste yourself, let the heatsink do it.
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1 year ago#8
Clouddx posted...
Don't spread the thermal paste yourself, let the heatsink do it.


i did. i put a pea size drop and set the heat sink over it.
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1 year ago#9
had to raise voltage for better stability. was getting BSODs @ 1.3 V for 4.5 Ghz.
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1 year ago#10
PlCCOLO posted...
Clouddx posted...
Don't spread the thermal paste yourself, let the heatsink do it.


i did. i put a pea size drop and set the heat sink over it.


What exactly is pea sized in your opinion. You could be putting way to much on. When they say pea sized they mean something more like a BB gun pellet.
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