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    CPU heat :S

    I have just run the asus probe. and have noticed my cpu q9450 is running at 35-39 when just on the desktop. is this normal?
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    Re: CPU heat :S

    put simply.... yes.....that is normal

    it's load temps that you need to worry about if they exceed 60-70c
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    Re: CPU heat :S

    Try using coretemp or TAT to measure the temps, i also used to use asus probe but the temps were unreliable by about 5-10 degrees sometimes

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    OK its just when i put my scythe mine on one of the push pins on it did not go as far as the others, btw this was less than a mm so i was wondering if that may have effected it
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    Re: CPU heat :S

    possible could have..but those temps are normal anyway (asus probe ones) so i wouldnt worry too much, mine runs about 36 idle

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    I would turn the pc off and have a play with that mine. If you try and lift it off gently (by which I mean quite moderatly lol) does it come off all together?

    They can be tricky little things to get right.

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    mines at 42 idle, but as mike says try slightly lifting the heatsink and seeing if it becomes dislodged from the bracket
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    Re: CPU heat :S

    with a scythe mine you should be getting 20 - 25'C..

    i get 20'C at idle with a Q6600 @ 3.25GHz..

    the Scythe Mine needs to be fully clipped onto the CPU to work also
    mine was hitting 70-ish'C before i realised i'd not done 1 of the pins..

    so check that.

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post

    i get 20'C at idle with a Q6600 @ 3.25GHz..
    You must have a cold room lol

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    i get 20'C at idle with a Q6600 @ 3.25GHz..
    do you live in a fridge???

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    You must have a cold room lol
    according to this little thermometer it's 18.7'C in here right now with the core's being 23 21 20 22
    a little lower than average room temperature i guess..

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    well my AMD 5000+ x2 reports 6 degrees on one core and - 3 on the other so don't believe everything you see

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    well my AMD 5000+ x2 reports 6 degrees on one core and - 3 on the other so don't believe everything you see
    using what program?
    Everest and Core-Temp are both very accurate because they use the 'on-die' diodes and don't use any of the motherboards ****

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    using both of those, they say the same thing ^^

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    Re: CPU heat :S

    I just used core temp and the temps were like mid-high 40's on idle... i will have to replace probably... wish i went for a screw cpu cooler now
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    Re: CPU heat :S

    I doubt the cooler is to blame tbh, what does it read with the stock cooler?

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