5950's have a lot of cores. 50c seems high, but if your full load is only high 60's low 70's I wouldnt worry too much about it. Also I agree with @sswilson that there is probably some default junk going on in your motherboard bios that could be raising temps, and preventing cores/ccx's from sleeping.
FYI, this is crazy! Idling away with Epic Game launcher open I'm at 60 C temps on CPU. I close it so it's running in the background and the temp lowers to 50ish C.
Now here's the kicker, I use Task Manager to end task and CPU temp goes down to upper 30's C.....!!!!!!!!
The above numbers based off of Aida 64. I just checked Ryzen Master and it shows my idle temps mid 30's C!
This pleases me
Game launcher caught making Ryzen CPUs hotter. Epic Games Launcher increases the temperature of AMD Ryzen CPUs, even when idle It appears that Epic Games Launcher is making some Ryzen processors run hotter, as reported by multiple users on Reddit and verified by Hot Hardware. The applications...