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Old 03-15-2006, 06:48 AM   #1
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Angry Here we go, temps are high again

Well, this morning, I wake up and I enter the BIOS to check at what hour it turns on auitomatically, and changed it. Afterwards, I check CPU temps and all. I see that the CPU run from 69.5C to 73-78C IDLE. Ambiant temp is at 46-50C

No here's the thing: Thermal paste is applied and fan is cleaned.

Why getting these temps again?
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what CPU are you running? and also what motherboard?
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Old 03-15-2006, 08:22 AM   #3
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P4 3GHZ Prescott core

Oh, even putting it down to 1.5GHZ, it makes it as high, if not higher...
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Maybe your airflow is bad . Do you have a stock heatink/fan or after market. Try adding some more case fans but your best bet will be getting a new after market heatsink/fan..Try cleaning your wires up for better air flow around the processor .
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Old 03-15-2006, 08:39 AM   #5
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Eh maybe the BIOS is reading the temperature wrong. You might want to install one of those fan controllers that have a temp read out on the front.
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Old 03-15-2006, 08:45 AM   #6
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But thats only for the overall case temp not the cpu...
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Old 03-15-2006, 09:10 AM   #7
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Uhhhhh, what is the CPU voltage set to in BIOS?
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sounds wrong to me, try checking it with speedfan or everest
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i really think the temps are jsut being read wrong. even if u use a program like everest it gets it's reading the same way the bios does. try getting a fan controller or just something that reads temps and slide it in the fins of ur heatsink as close 2 the processor as u can, if the reader says over 120 u might be running it high but mine usually say like 89 and it's right in the heatsink
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temperature programs take the temps from the BIOS, what motherboard do you have?
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