Hi ya guys
Just got an odd issue at hand.
Had built a system with i5 2500k with a motherboard, Intel DH67BL (H67 chip chased). The idle temperature, while in bios, reports to be at 50-60c. Looked around on the net, appears most people would have it idling around 30-40ish degrees.
The fan speed in the bios ranges from 900rpm - 1800rmp, regardless, cpu temp will be hovering between 50-60c.
What is odd is that with this motherboard I cant seem to adjust the cpu's fan rpm directly. It notes the fan control in 'minimum cycles' and 'maximum cycles'.
Currently I have set to the fan to maintain the cpu temp at 40c, but the lowest temp that I've seen so far is 50c.
I was wondering if any one has any suggestion on the possible cause of this issue. Please note the follow have been tried:
1. Reinserted the CPU's heatsink
2. New application of Zalman's thermal paste have been applied. Default Intel's thermal paste have been used as well.
Would faulty cpu or motherboard cause high temp issues? Or is it merely just a setting within the motherboard that need fine tuning?
Thank you guys!