5 Replies Latest reply on Nov 5, 2016 9:30 PM by pfizerbob2000

    NEW fx-8350 running at 79C. Is this ok?

    pfizerbob2000

      So I noticed when I play games like Far Cry 4 and Mirrors Edge Catalyst, my fans ramp up. I opened HW Monitor, and my cpu avg temp under load is 77C (170F) and maxing at 79C(174F).  These temps seem a little high... Is this cause for concern? Running stock cooler and paste that shipped with the cpu. No overclocking. IDLE Temp is 112 F

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        • Re: NEW fx-8350 running at 79C. Is this ok?
          black_zion

          Is that the core temperature? 61°C is the thermal maximum and you would be getting errors if it was actually in the 70s. The CPU temperature is meaningless, the core temperature means everything.

           

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            • Re: NEW fx-8350 running at 79C. Is this ok?
              pfizerbob2000

              Left column is the lowest right column is the highest. This is after 10 minutes of Mirror's Edge

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              Is that the core temperature? 61°C is the thermal maximum and you would be getting errors if it was actually in the 70s. The CPU temperature is meaningless, the core temperature means everything.

               

               

               

               

               

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            • Re: NEW fx-8350 running at 79C. Is this ok?
              catchabreak

              Definitely not!  under 60c perfect, 60-65 not great, 65-70C chip starts frying, 70C+ waiting for chip to go bang.

              Buy a high quality Air/fan cooler or an AOI radiator/fan system. I'm using a Artic Liquid Freezer 120 and that keeps temps below 60C on my FX 8350 cpu. Most air/fan systems are only checked with Intel cpu`s so don't go on there so called recommendations unless they at actually using a FX 8350 to test temps with. Most of the Intel cpu`s use less power and can run at  high temps to around 90C.

                • Re: NEW fx-8350 running at 79C. Is this ok?
                  pfizerbob2000

                  I left the PC off and researched...found that the stock cooler that comes with the cpu, is not big enough and it is a HUGE problem. I found most people went with the cooler Master 212 evo. Although huge and difficult to install, the cpu hangs around 19c idle and 51 under load. I didn't use the cm paste that came with the evo tho...used Artic Silver 9%. Also had to floss the cpu off the stock cooler lol... I have a large case and this 212 Evo is 1/8 of an inch from the access panel LOL

                   

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                    On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 1:55 PM, catchabreak<amd-external@jiveon.com> wrote:  

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                  Definitely not!  under 60c perfect, 60-65 not great, 65-70C chip starts frying, 70C+ waiting for chip to go bang.

                   

                  Buy a high quality Air/fan cooler or an AOI radiator/fan system. I'm using a Artic Liquid Freezer 120 and that keeps temps below 60C on my FX 8350 cpu. Most air/fan systems are only checked with Intel cpu`s so don't go on there so called recommendations unless they at actually using a FX 8350 to test temps with. Most of the Intel cpu`s use less power and can run at  high temps to around 90C.

                   

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