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I've just received this desktop after trading it for a laptop and I loaded into bios straight away to see what everything was all about and immediately i noticed my CPU temp was 100 degrees Celsius. I knew just about everything about my laptop but nothing about the desktop. Any suggestions or answers are welcome. I will attach any necessary info needed plz help!
 
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Re-install the cooler
 
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You know about entering a bios but not how to check if your CPU cooler is firmly attached?
If it's a stock cooler you won't need anything special. If it's an aftermarket one you might need a screwdriver.
Also make sure the CPU fan is plugged into the board.
 

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You know about entering a bios but not how to check if your CPU cooler is firmly attached?
If it's a stock cooler you won't need anything special. If it's an aftermarket one you might need a screwdriver.
Also make sure the CPU fan is plugged into the board.
To be fair one requires button mashing, the other using a screw driver and patience depending how poorly designed it is.
 
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You know about entering a bios but not how to check if your CPU cooler is firmly attached?
If it's a stock cooler you won't need anything special. If it's an aftermarket one you might need a screwdriver.
Also make sure the CPU fan is plugged into the board.
Dont be so harsh, entering the Bios only requires to press 1 button.

I know how to take most laptops apart but still have trouble to repair or install anything on desktops.
 
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Once I've reinstalled the fan I'll give update.
I've never had a custom built pc...
 
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Is the PC running?
At that temp thermal protection should kick in and shut it down.
Are you sure it's not Fahrenheit?
 
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100c at only 11% usage. Looks like there's is no thermal paste applied.
 
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I had the same problem when installed my 8700k on the maximus hero X board ...i used an nzxt x62 cooler ...i checked installation had full contact cpu block with cpu...after that i went to Bios and i clicked on ignore CPU fan alarm and i didn't install watercooler fan cpu fan port but in another fan port...i ran temps on windows with Real temp https://www.techpowerup.com/realtemp/ and temps started to show as low 30 to 40s on idle after it showed 90...later on i used an nzxt sentry 2 fan controller to control cooler fan speeds to high on gaming/rendering and to low on daily desktop/Media tasks it worked great...i had another colleague who bought an 8700k with an asus prime motherboard and nice corsair cooler and he had the same problem...and i suggested my fix and it worked and he's still using it today...Hopefully it will work for you.
 
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if it says 100 degree, then turn off the pc, unplug the electric cable and touch the heatsink. is that really hot?
could be temp err
if yes, just check the heatsink, usually you have poor contact between the processor and the heatsink, or you have bad fan that can't flow enough fresh air to cool the heatsink, bad thermal paste or too much thermal paste could affect the cooling performance too
 
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TIM does not just go bad or need to be replaced UNLESS the cured bond is broken. So if this is a TIM (thermal interface material) issue, I highly doubt this is just a TIM issue. Something else is going on here too.

Is the fan spinning?

I note that screen shot also shows a Max Core Frequency of -3.20GHz. No such thing as a minus ("-") frequency so that is suspicious. Plus it says Thermal Throttling is active ("Yes") so why would the processor still be hot? Again is the fan spinning?
I've just received this desktop
Where did it come from? How was it transported? I wonder if it was dropped and the heatsink fan assembly has been knocked loose?

Is it new? If so, return it.
 
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TIM does not just go bad or need to be replaced UNLESS the cured bond is broken. So if this is a TIM (thermal interface material) issue, I highly doubt this is just a TIM issue. Something else is going on here too.

Is the fan spinning?

I note that screen shot also shows a Max Core Frequency of -3.20GHz. No such thing as a minus ("-") frequency so that is suspicious. Plus it says Thermal Throttling is active ("Yes") so why would the processor still be hot? Again is the fan spinning?
Where did it come from? How was it transported? I wonder if it was dropped and the heatsink fan assembly has been knocked loose?

Is it new? If so, return it.
Yes all fans are spinning and I wondered why xtu showed the negative values as well.
 
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but id change the paste anyway.
edit is this another thread from earlyer, if so disregard above because we have allready gone through it. keep on the same thread or it gets confusing.
 
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Huge chance one of those awful push pins that hold the cooler down has come loose.
 
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I see no need to waste money on another cooler. If the fan spins, the cooler works. Hunks of aluminum don't just stop conducting heat.

If the cured bond of the TIM is broken, you absolutely need to clean the mating surfaces and apply a fresh new layer of TIM. Then you need to make sure the cooler's mounting bracket is properly fastened. Contrary to what many want us to believe, OEM coolers today are more than adequate at keeping the CPUs they came with comfortably cooled within their normal operating range AS LONG AS it is properly mounted with a properly application of TIM, the case is doing its job of supplying a nice flow of cool air through the case, and you are not doing extreme overclocking.

If your temps are still way up there, then you need to look at your case cooling - still before worrying about the CPUs cooler. You typically want good front-to-back flow of air through the case. See what your case fan options are. You may be able to simply add another intake case fan in front, or an exhaust fan on the back.
 
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Plenty of fans if you ask me

All I'm doing is installing COD lol.
Yup you're thermal throttling there from what I can see, you need a new cooler if one of the pins is broken, you may as well just lay it flat and place the cooler on top of the CPU cause that's what's happening in effect.. set a budget for a new cooler and let's see what we can advise :)
 
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