Topic Title: AMD FX-8120 Average Temperature
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Created On: 02/27/2013 11:33 AM
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 02/27/2013 11:33 AM
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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?

 02/27/2013 11:38 AM
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Hi,

i m running FX 8150 with stock cpu cooler @ stock values and my CPU temps at idle are around 30-32 C.

need to mention that my case is coolermaster CM690ii with 2 120mm fans and is closed.

 02/27/2013 01:50 PM
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Is that the temp shown in the bios? Because when i open CoreTemp it show im running 15-20C on idle.

 02/27/2013 03:25 PM
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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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 02/27/2013 05:11 PM
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I just replaced the thermal greace, its better now but I dont want to damage my processor so I really want to cool this down.

 02/27/2013 06:15 PM
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Even 55°C won't damage it. You need to be reading the core temps, not the socket temp.

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 02/27/2013 09:01 PM
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Confirming im looking at the right thing Photo below...

 

http://postimage.org/image/s6sqf9559/

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