CPU temperature is normal but core temp is high?

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I have an intel i7 4790k CPU, it's temp in game is around 45-50 C but the cores temperatures are 85-86 in game. Is this normal? I use the stock cooler since I don't want to OC.
 

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Yes, here it is
http://postimg.org/image/j139vsdbl/
 

Y0GI

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How are you measuring these 2 different temps.? Especially the "Core Temp"?

Can you post a screenshot of those temps? That doesn't sound quite right. The CPU temp (tcase) should be lower than the core temps.
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-1800828/intel-temp..
"Tcase" is measured in a laboratory by Intel. They machine a groove in the top of the IHS (Integrated Heat Spreader) and attach a thermocouple to the groove. The attached TC provides the Tcase data to the engineers under various operating conditions. It is not something that can be read by users with typical monitoring software.

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So the temps that you can see on the pic are normal?

 

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That is showing the CPU temp and the Core temp the same. At least for one core (82C). While a bit odd, it looks somewhat normal in that screenshot. A bit too hot for continual use actually.
 

Y0GI

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That "CPU Temp" looks bogus. Just worry about the "Core Temps".

80*C. is the typically recommended Max under normal operation. 82*C. is just barely over the line. What CPU cooler do you have?

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I use the stock cooler since i've read if I don't want to OC that's enough. That's what the warranty for right? And it's not a weak CPU... So i don't understand

 

Y0GI

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I just noticed that you said that you have the stock cooler in the OP.

That "should" do the job in a non-OC'ed system. Check to be sure that all 4 mounting pins are securely fastened to the mobo. It is easy to push one in and think that it is all the way through when it is not, and the barbs at the end of the pin have not properly latched to the mobo. The best way to check is to remove the case side panel under the mobo and have a look. If you cannot see them that way, you'll have to remove the mobo from the case to see the underside.

You could also get an Aftermarket Cooler (Link) .

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Your temps are fine if that high one was just a peak temp. Use a better temp pgm like real temp where you can watch it in real time at see the distance you have left to where the CPU will throttle. https://www.techpowerup.com/realtemp/
 

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I checked it, it is mounted properly
 

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If I keep playing with these temps will there be any harm? Actually I built this pc 2 days ago and now I'm a bit disappointed..
 

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I was trying to play Dragon Age Inquisition. Every other game runs like dream. I read that many people had cpu issues with this game and someone offered a solution : bios update and it solved the temp problem for them. I am going to try that.
 

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