Originally posted by: TDGiesbrecht I am running a AMD FX-8120 Processor and I have it open because of overheating issues. with it open the idle temp is 50'C maybe 55C when Gaming, Is this a normal Temperature?
Check your thermal grease, that is too warm. The CPU should be around 45C when idle in a office type environment.
It should not be more than about 55C when loaded.
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