1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 25, 2017 9:21 AM by Intel Corporation

    i3 7100 temperature problem

    fawazsaad

      hello,

       

      i have an intel i3 7100 on my pc i built about a week ago and my idle temp is 55c to 54c but when gaming

      i get to 85c to 100c

      i installed the cpu fan correctly and i have 3 fans on my case that came with it

      any ideas?

       

      my pc specs

       

      gtx 1050ti

       

      intel i3 7100 3.9

       

      8 gb ram

       

      msi b250m gaming micro

       

      thank you for taking the time to read this.

        • 1. Re: i3 7100 temperature problem
          Intel Corporation
          This message was posted on behalf of Intel Corporation

          Hello fawazsaad,
           
          Thank you for contacting the Intel community.
           
          Well, this processor can work without problem at 100°C (TJUNCTION 100°C), you can see here:
          https://ark.intel.com/products/97455/Intel-Core-i3-7100-Processor-3M-Cache-3_90-GHz
           
          This is normal temperature for this processor; however, if you want your system to run at lower temperature you can try updating the processor BIOS, reapplying thermal paste, to update your BIOS you will to contact MSI for them to give instructions on BIOS update, you can try downloading and follow BIOS update instructions here:
          https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/B250M-GAMING-PRO.html#productFeature-section
          NOTE: This link is being offered for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement by Intel of the content, products, or services offered there.
           
          Please bear in mind that if your system runs at a temperature that the processor doesn’t support to prevent damage to components, the computer shuts down or reboots if it senses an overheating issue. The system might reboot every few minutes until the problem is resolved. This often occurs if your system CPU is over-clocked (sped up past the recommended speed limits). The BIOS usually reports if a thermal event has occurred.
           
          I hope this can help.
           
           
          Regards,
           
           
          Ivan U.