Why is my system temperature high when idle...?

By kiritione
Mar 4, 2012
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  1. temperature when Idle
    ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8H61-M LX (LGA1155) 87 °C

    CPU temperature [Idle]
    Intel Core i7 2600 @ 3.40GHz 42 °C

    the thing is when i watch movies, play games or do do video converting, my temperature drops to.....43
    ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8H61-M LX (LGA1155) 43 °C

    CPU temperature
    Intel Core i7 2600 @ 3.40GHz 60 °C

    is this normal? or there's something wrong.
  2. Buckshot420

    Buckshot420 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 467

    what program are you using to monitor temps? Try CPUID Hardware Monitor. If you are referring to either CPUTIN or AUXTIN and NOT Core temps than please run HW monitor and post a screenshot.
  3. lamp18

    lamp18 Newcomer, in training

    I have the same Problem .. Help me here =) I buy new Thermal glue ( if you know wut i mean ;))htt p://i44.tinypic.com/2zz68t4.png


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