So I've just installed an asrock 980de3 MB and 8 core AM3+ FX CPU.
The computer is under moderate load, however CPU utilization doesnt go over 25 percent.
I'm running esxi with 3 VM's using all 8 cores.
After about an hour the CPU fan sounds like a jet taking off. I have set it to nice and quiet (or similar) in the BIOS. The cpu fan is also set to auto.
Is this normal for a CPU that hasnt been over clocked?