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I currently have Core i7 5820K, Corsair H100i GTX inside Phanteks Enthoo pro, I left all stock fans inside and I feel that my CPU is really kind of overheating.. 

With no stress it is around 55-57c.. Is that normal having AIO cooling solution ? 

Does it worth it upgrading all the fans including the H100i GTX ones ? if so what do you suggest guys ? 

Thank you 

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the stock corsair fans are a bit meh, but those temps are still very high for idle regardless of fans. I think the issue may lie at the connection between the CPU and the waterblock.

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I currently have Core i7 5820K, Corsair H100i GTX inside Phanteks Enthoo pro, I left all stock fans inside and I feel that my CPU is really kind of overheating.. 

With no stress it is around 55-57c.. Is that normal having AIO cooling solution ? 

Does it worth it upgrading all the fans including the H100i GTX ones ? if so what do you suggest guys ? 

Thank you 

 

With high idle temps it's most likely a bad mount I would suggest to first to try remounting to see if you can get any improvements on that first. Usually you want to see between 5-10C above ambient on idle.

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the stock corsair fans are a bit meh, but those temps are still very high for idle regardless of fans. I think the issue may lie at the connection between the CPU and the waterblock.

What better job can I do ? Any hints ? 

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With high idle temps it's most likely a bad mount I would suggest to first to try remounting to see if you can get any improvements on that first. Usually you want to see between 5-10C above ambient on idle.

Any suggestion how to remount or what to do differently this time  ?

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Any suggestion how to remount or what to do differently this time  ?

 

Clean off the old paste first and apply a new drop about the size of a grain of rice, when mounting tighten the screws diagonally from each other so they apply nice even pressure until tight. On AIO's it's not uncommon to have to do this a couple of times to get it right.

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Clean off the old paste first and apply a new drop about the size of a grain of rice, when mounting tighten the screws diagonally from each other so they apply nice even pressure until tight. On AIO's it's not uncommon to have to do this a couple of times to get it right.

I just installed the AIO today, do I still need to replace the thermal paste? Or shall I just remount again ?

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I just installed the AIO today, do I still need to replace the thermal paste? Or shall I just remount again ?

 

Ideally you should always clean off the paste and apply new stuff when you remount to prevent air bubbles.

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I just installed the AIO today, do I still need to replace the thermal paste? Or shall I just remount again ?

Try remounting it. New fans wouldn't change temps much. 

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Try remounting it. New fans wouldn't change temps much. 

I just remounted the cooler and the temperature went down from 55c to 40c when Idle? Is that low enough or should be lower than that ?

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I just remounted the cooler and the temperature went down from 55c to 40c when Idle? Is that low enough or should be lower than that ?

 

That's a good sign, check your load temps with a stress test to see what you get. Also is the CPU overclocked at all?

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That's a good sign, check your load temps with a stress test to see what you get. Also is the CPU overclocked at all?

Will do and no it is not ... Yet :) 

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When gaming, it is like low 60's 

 

Yeah that's a lot better than before, if your going to overclock keep the load temps below 85C.

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