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Old 02-07-2009, 02:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am building a gaming PC,

*antec three hundred cooling case
*Intel core2duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz X 2 processor
*Intel DG35EC Classic motherboard
*2 X 2GB DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz
*XFX Nvidia Geforce 9800GTX
*Active Power PSU 850W

But I am having problem when I play games or use photoshop or even watch video.

my computer gets too much heat up and produces the screatching sound.
even I have 4 big fans in my casing (2 infront & 2 at back)

I cant figure out whats making it so heatup, and produce screatching sound.
what should I do....
should I change PSU
should I change processor
or should I change motherboard
or should I get cooling fan for processor

temp monitor software shows that cpu and system egts too much heatup.
and what is the system ????

can anyone guide me ????


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Old 02-07-2009, 02:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is the fan on the processor running? Are you sure the heatsink is mounted correctly and that it has thermal paste?

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Old 02-07-2009, 02:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Looks like broken temperature sensors?
Or a improper installation of your heat sink.

Download this
RealTemp - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
Let me know what it says.
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Old 02-07-2009, 03:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yes my cpu fan is running OK. its also mounted correctly and thermal pasted.
but do I need big heatsink for the cpu.
right now I am using original fan which comes with pack of processor.

I think the censor are ok ... because when it heats up it starts producing screatching sound and my computer gets jammed or it restarts itself.
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Old 02-07-2009, 03:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Remount your heatsink. Sometimes they have a plastic cover protecting them make sure and take them off. You only need about a rice grain of thermal paste for a dual core. Do not put too much on.
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100+C on a 45nm dualie

I wouldn't be surprised if it didn't boot at all if you kept it on a few more days

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