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High temperatures when gaming 80-90 *C on i7 8700k (no overclock) is that normal?

SKlam
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High temperatures when gaming 80-90 *C on i7 8700k (no overclock) is that normal? ambient room is 25-30 *C Case has 20cm fan in front and top 12cm fan on back when idle is 42-50

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n_scott_pearson
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Yup, that's perfectly normal during sustained activity like gaming.

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SKlam
Beginner
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thank you for answer i concern that because my last 4790 CPU was 70 *c max at 30 *c ambient room

n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Yea, but your 4th generation processor used solder to connect the die to the heat-spreader and your 8th generation uses only TIM (paste). This results in higher, more-volatile temperatures. These higher temperatures, if controlled (and your's appear to be) will not affect the lifetime of your processor.

Just saying,

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SKlam
Beginner
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this is the nice answer that i was reading infinite WebBoard THX

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