CPU is running very hot!???


Dec 24, 2011
My APU is running at a very high temperature . The temperature only dropped a few degrees after added the CoolerMaster 212 plus heatsink, I dont know what to do! Can you guys please help me?

Picture: http://tinypic.com/r/xbcyeu/6

Picture was taken on idle, no programs open!


AMD A8-3870K APU
Gigabyte A75M-UD2H AMD Socket FM1
Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800)
Raidmax Hybrid 630W ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply
Cooler Master Cooler Master Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case
Seagate Barracuda 7200 500 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 16 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive
CoolerMaster 212 Plus Heatsink


Mar 18, 2012
Unless I'm missing something, you are only running at 16 or 34 degrees celsius, which is not that hot.

I have no idea what that TEMPIN1 is, but I don't think it's your CPU.

You can go through the standard steps of making sure your cpu is seated correctly, clean off any old thermal paste, apply a new coat and reapply the heatsink. Make sure the heatsink is making full contact and is fully secured to the backplate.

Not much you can do about that, really. They probably have no heatsinks on them at all, or very small ones at most, so they're gonna run hot. Not a major problem though.

An example of my own system's VRM temp (listed as CPUTIN here because of the incorrectly detected sensor).