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Question i7-2600k for COD: Warzone

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Hey all got a quick question. I have an intel i7-2600k, not overclocked. Temps are fine running everything... except the new-ish game, COD: Warzone. Temps jump up into the mid 90's . Are temps of 93-97C safe for gaming, or am I going to fry my cpu? I think I'm going to upgrade in the near future anyway but thought I'd ask for the short term. Cheers.
 
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Yeah I got a pretty new cooler (had to change recently since my AIO died on me) so new thermal past and a Freezer 34 from Arctic. And I have three case fans, two intake one exhaust out the back. The pc was disassembled recently so it is fairly clean. I think the bottom line is that the game is just too CPU intensive for my old i7.
 

cooldex

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dude you're not mounting your cpu cooler right checked the manual or watch some videos. Even if cpu running at 100% your ideal temps are 70-80s , which the 2600k shouldnt even be at 100% for cod. But yeah modern cpu will be better and alot more efficient. But a 2600k is still a relative good cpu for its age.
 

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Buy thermal grizzly kryonaut (small tube) and clean old paste from the cpu die and heatsink contact with isoprohyl alcohol (80%+ atleast) until its super clean, wait until dry then apply enough thermal paste. Too little can be a problem, too much is a mess so look videos about it. You can try using more agressive fan profile from bios too, so that you hit 100% fan after lets say 70c for the cpu.

EDIT: cooldex im watching disasembly video about your clevo p870tm laptop, what on earth is this monster
 

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