Originally posted by: black_zion For the stock heatsink with high ambient temps and no airflow that is to be expected. You need to get a case with good airflow and preferably an aftermarket heatsink. You need to keep it under 60°C as much as possible. Also without proper airflow your motherboard will start to overheat as well.
I apologize for stepping on this thread but I noticed that you have an FX-8350 and a Corsair H60 like I have. My CPU core temps are:
Load: 54C (Prime 95)
Are your temperatures similar?
It looks like the sticky implies that the 60C max temp is the CPU core temp. If this is so then everyone needs to keep this in mind. For example the CPU socket temp under load for my FX-8350 is about 66C. If I didn't understand the difference I might believe wrongly that my CPU was exeeding it's max temperature under load.
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