So I've recently built a new PC with the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X as my CPU but I've been struggling to find reasonable temps for the CPU. I downloaded Ryzen Master to assess the temperatures and found that normally, my CPU idle's at the 30°C (sometimes it spikes to idling at 50°) and when I ran Cinebench R23, it went up to 95° extremely quickly, and I felt like I had to stop the test before I damage my CPU.
I recently bought this, only about two weeks ago.
I have tried reapplying thermal paste by taking off the cooler, cleaning both the cooler and the CPU's IHS using 99% isopropyl alcohol like recommended. I added a "grain of rice" of thermal paste, and attached the cooler evenly by screwing it in using equal intervals of rotation.
I was playing Valorant today morning and I peaked at Ryzen Master to see how it's doing and saw my CPU at temperatures like 88° which I believe is definitely a bad thing.
I feel like I've tried everything, and reapplying thermal paste seems to not be working. What do I do?
CPU - R5 5600X
Motherboard - MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX
CPU Cooler: Wraith Stealth Cooler (STOCK COOLER)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Black ATX Mid Tower
(if I need to any other specs, please let me know and I will add it right away)
you can always try to change fan curve maybe , or buy a 100-150 euro AIO watercooling
i have a 5950x it can up to 70-80° with a 2 fan AIO wc
with a air cooler 90-95 seems possible ... whatever if the cpu is over specification cpu will shutdown computer .. so if this happens then yes it would be a problem but idle at 30 with some pick at 50 mean it's ok i think ... do you read temps of cpu package or global cpu .. in fact cpu package is typically higher and it's normal ( it's like tjunction for gpu i think, if someone can confirm that)
If it hits 90C at load without PBO, that would indicate very poor cooling and/or case airflow to me. With PBO set to motherboard it will definitely hit your temp cap right away, that's the point of PBO, to uncap power limits.
I don't think a 'grain of rice' paste is enough.
Plenty of Vids./guides on web for application/how to..