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    Today, 05:29 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    yes that's what I was thinking, even stock should be better than this. I will check the cooler again later on today, I'm not home right now. One...
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    Today, 04:32 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    Hi, I used Arctic MX4 brand paste. I suppose it's possible it didn't spread correctly and that's why it's still hot..but i have a feeling there's...
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    Today, 01:35 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    OK, so I went to reset the BIOS, and there was the option only to "Load optimised defaults', which I did. The only thing that this changed was: -...
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    Yesterday, 11:15 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    OK thanks. I meant to type AI Suite but hopefully you know what I meant. This software here: https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1012780/ It's for fan...
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    Yesterday, 01:18 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    OK, sounds like a BIOS reset is in order, then. That should reset any multi core enhancement then. Perhaps something was tweaked by the shop that...
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    15-06-2018, 02:47 AM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    Hi, yes, please see my second post where I attached a screenshot of the HWMonitor readings. Anyway I have another update. I thought I would...
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    14-06-2018, 11:56 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    Well I decided to do this tonight rather than wait until the weekend. When I first tried booting I got a A2 Qcode bios error, but then on second...
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    13-06-2018, 11:00 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    Hi, no such thing as a silly question, just silly people sometimes heh heh :-) At least this time I'm not one of them, the side stays on the case....
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    13-06-2018, 10:15 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    I've never added thermal paste myself before, is it easy enough to do? As far as I understand it, I just need to lift up the heat sink, clean the old...
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    13-06-2018, 08:15 PM
    Chikara replied to a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    If it's any help, here's some of the data from HWMonitor
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    13-06-2018, 07:38 PM
    Chikara started a thread CPU temp for i7 6700k in PressF1
    Hi, can anyone tell me what the "normal' CPU temp for this CPU should be? Mine seems to run quite hot, for example right now according to HWMonitor...
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