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Old 06-23-2007, 09:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My brothers PC's motherboard and GPU are running at steady temperatures around 40* but his CPU is running at around 100*
His processor fan is also running at around 3800 RPM.
I don't think he has a chassis fan.
What is the problem and why is the CPU temperature so high?

Help please!

CPU = Intel Pentium D 3.4GHZ
GPU = nVidia GeForce 8600GT
PSU = 480W

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Old 06-23-2007, 11:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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100* C? Thats way too hot for a CPU and I'm suprised it doesn't shut down. Assuming this is a build, did you apply thermal grease to the heatsink before placing it on the CPU? I can't imagine any other reason why a CPU would be running so hot.

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faulty sensor? where did you check your temps?

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Old 06-23-2007, 12:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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No this was a pre-built pc. Only difference was I upgraded the PSU and GPU.
I checked the temperatures on PC Wizard.
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Old 06-23-2007, 01:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Go into the BIOS, to get the most accurate reading of temperatures. If it matches the program with 100C, you're in trouble. I'm surprised the CPU hasn't melted or burned either.


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PC Wizard dont work properly !!!
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use speedfan, mbm5, or the bios for reliable, accurate results
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wtf....... use coretemp man and also try touching the heatsink while not getting your fingers cut by the hand
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Originally Posted by SpannerMagnet View Post
CPU = Intel Pentium D 3.4GHZ
Pentium D's (Netburst architecture) run hot, but not that hot.
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Old 06-24-2007, 01:29 AM   #10 (permalink)
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my guess is that the HSF retension system is loose....

You probably hit it or knocked into it when you changed out the PSU....
Reverify that ALL 4 points of contact are in COMPLETELY and SECURED IN!

You see those 4 black retension points? Make sure they are in all of the way and locked in.. To lock them in you need to take a screwdriver (or your finger) and secure them by twisting. Look at the arrows on each point.

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