Question cpu speed drops below base speed when gaming

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Furzumz

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ok im going to shut down the computer and try to blow out the radiator again. if i dont feel heat coming out the back then its not working? think maybe the thermal paste is the problem too?
no heat pushing into the casing from the fan
If you don't feel heat blowing from the front or the back of the radiator then your pump is likely dead unfortunately. Even if they didn't put thermal paste on the processor you'd of likely still felt heat being blown off

Only way to check the thermal paste is to remove the cooler to see if they applied thermal paste, and if so take note of how much they applied. It should cover the entire metal plate on the processor. If they put far too little that can cause heating issues as well.

so i shut the pc down, blow out both sides, no heat that i can feel coming out the back of the casing
Just to make sure, you're checking the radiator when the computer is on correct? And did you check both the front and back of the radiator? If you feel no heat coming from the back of the case where the radiator is located or from the front of the radiator inside the case while your computer is on then your coolers probably dead
 

Furzumz

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Also wanted to add because I keep forgetting things, if you do check the thermal paste keep in mind you'll need to reapply new thermal paste after checking it. Taking off your cooler and reinstalling it without applying new paste can trap air. If its old crumbling thermal paste that can be even worse.
 
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ok im going to take the pump off and check the paste as well as get a new pump because i dont feel any heat coming off the radiator im checking both sides when the computer is running yes. also what kind of pump should i buy? i see this,
Gamemax Iceberg 120 mm Water Cooling System with 7 Colour PWM Fan - Black

is this good?
 

Furzumz

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ok im going to take the pump off and check the paste as well as get a new pump because i dont feel any heat coming off the radiator im checking both sides when the computer is running yes. also what kind of pump should i buy? i see this,
Gamemax Iceberg 120 mm Water Cooling System with 7 Colour PWM Fan - Black

is this good?
I'm not the greatest at giving cooler suggestions. Personally I'd recommend making a new thread in the cooling section to ask for suggestions. I'm sure they'd give ya aton of suggestions, just make sure to tell them what processor you got. Also that cooler you linked ships from china. If you're outside of china it could take possibly take 1-3 months to get to you, at least that's my experience with international shipping here in the US.

One other important thing: since your CPU is running REALLY hot I highly recommend you don't use your computer any further until you can get a new cooler. It sucks going without a computer but your processor is being effectively baked even while just browsing the forums. That heat can potentially kill your CPU eventually.

But yeah in my opinion, its most likely your cooler died. Or they just didn't even apply thermal paste, but if you were running your computer for 2 years at 100c I assume your processor would of died by now so its probably not that. More likely your cooler died.

 

SwarajNandedkar

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DAMN!

Those temperatures are pretty high. Please check if the temperatures hit the same range while playing other games too or not.

Please check if the CPU heatsink is properly installed or is loose. Please check if the CPU fan is working properly ( not stopping suddenly for a few minutes and starting again ) and have the thermal paste applied properly.

Clean the CPU case, remove any dust with the blower and make sure the air intake spots are not covered. Excessive temperature for a long time will destroy your CPU. Choose the high-quality Water cooler for keeping your CPU cool. If you've overclocked the cpu, then you should have the water cooler.

EVGA CLC 240 Liquid/Water CPU Cooler, RGB LED Cooling 400-HY-CL24-V1 is my recommendation. Check it on Amazon.
 
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i went with this,
Corsair Hydro Series H60 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler, 120mm Radiator, 120mm SP Series PWM Fan

also,

I want to say thank you Furzumz, i appreciate the time you took to help me out! Thank you! I will post the status after i install the new pump.
 
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