Is 100 C (212 F) CPU temperature really safe?

niko3535

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I bought a brand new GL65-10SFSK from Amazon and it came with heating problem.
When system is idle, CPU temp is about 65 C (149 F).
When I run a software or game, it immediately goes over 95 C (203 F) and stays there (Edit: HWinfo measured 99 C max during 1 min of gameplay).
I made contact with technical support and I was told that even 100 C CPU temp is safe and there is nothing to worry.
I am not an IT fan but I know a few years ago this temp was for emergency shut down.
I have another notebook (MSI GV62-8RC) and when I play the same game with the same configuration, CPU temp neves goes over 75 C (167 F).
So, is 100 C really safe to use? I have zero comfort about this.
What do you suggest?
 

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Did you encounter any performance issue?
Enable cooler boost, decrease the user scenario to "balanced", or decrease in-game graphics settings.
 

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95C -prochot "limit"
100- tmax "real is 103C"

90-94C --last step for performance //normal for most working NB
 

niko3535

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Did you encounter any performance issue?
Enable cooler boost, decrease the user scenario to "balanced", or decrease in-game graphics settings.
I haven't encountered any performance issue.
Cooler Boost didn't make any change.
User scenario is already set to balanced but if I am going to decrease in-game graphic settings, why am I paying to this?
Fortunately, Amazon customer service is far more caring than MSI.
They called it "defect" and offered me repair or refund.
 

next3r

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I haven't encountered any performance issue.
Cooler Boost didn't make any change.
User scenario is already set to balanced but if I am going to decrease in-game graphic settings, why am I paying to this?
Fortunately, Amazon customer service is far more caring than MSI.
They called it "defect" and offered me repair or refund.
:biggthumbsup:

additional info RTX -87C max
+ sensor in background --real info
 

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anything over 90C is dangerous. and may begin to shorten the life of the chip

blow out dust every 3 months or more
 

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unless its a Thick GT Series Laptop they will run on the CPU under load between 95-100C out the box as the CPU is running near its redline with minimal area to cool it down on the heatsinks as there basically about the size for both the CPU and GPU Combined the same size as a intel stock cooler trying to cool both so it will run very hot.
 

badboy2k

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For me, any temperature:
- Below 70 °C is GOOD.
- Above 70 °C is BAD.
most Laptops have done well if they can keep a CPU away from being always at 100C and thermal Throttling all the time especially with how thin they are now as the heat Sinks are tiny that you can fit.

with a desktop above 70C is bad and below is good but on a laptop like the OP Has like 99% of the current laptops all run under load at just below 100C as the cooling is just not there.
 

next3r

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it's sad for game use "low usage" :rolleyes:

try heavy works // AVX2 /AVX usage
or 200gb heavy compressed archive -- 4h static 100./. usage
,.,.explodes after a minute :biggrin:

edit
MSI must add more profiles to the dragon center !!! and descriptions
.,.not all have skill for OC "custom setup"
 
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