Motherboard at 87 Degrees?

By Aborn
Apr 30, 2015
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  1. So I made my first custom build pc recently and my specs:
    Motherboard: Z97 GAMING 5
    CPU: Intel 17-4790k
    GPU: Gigabyte Geforce G1 GTX 970 4GB
    Ram: 16gb ddr3

    In my MSI software (MSI Command center) it goes around the 85 degrees when I play Battlefield 4 on ultra.
    Is the motherboard temp the same as the CPU temp? and is 85 degrees too much?
    I do use the stock cpu cooler.
    Also I have a 200mm front and a 140mm in the back.
  2. Spykezxp

    Spykezxp TS Addict Posts: 289   +73

    Download HWiNFO64 and use this software to compare temps. Not saying there is anything wrong with the MSI software, but there is always a possibility that it is not reading the correct temps.
    Also, do you overclock? Overclocking will affect the temps, especially if you are still using stock coolers.
  3. Aborn

    Aborn TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'll check it out.

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