Re: i7 Temp
Are you running a direct intake for the CPU cooler or is the XDK too large to use a cone? I7's are particularly low wattage/voltage and shouldn't produce too much heat to start. Something has to be wrong on the hardware for it to be putting out like that. Also - Cross examine the temperatures with other software, the operating system could be corrupt. I had a case like that where even SeaTools told me my 7200.11 failed SMART even though it was fine, and it still tells me my 7200.12 fails SMART.
I'm not well acquainted with the LGA 1366 retention brackets yet, but I assume they are just like the AM2 retention brackets - Check to make sure the spring loaded screws are tight and make the cooler flush with the cpu face.
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