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Old 01-21-2007, 09:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just checked my CPU temp in the Bios. It averaging about 68 degrees celsius. Is this accurate? if it is this temp is way to high. I feel i have adequate cooling, 3 120mm fans plus the cpu fan, a total of 7 anyway.

Anyone have any suggestions on what i cant do, or possibally a better CPU cooler?
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Old 01-21-2007, 09:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try measuring with other programs...
Check the temperature of your motherboard and other components...
See if the cpu fan is mounted correctly (which one do you have?)
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its the Pentium D 840 3.2ghz, the mother board is running at 30C and the power supply is at 40C
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That's normal operating temp for newer P4 processors.. you're safe.
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Still 68C for a P4 is high i would be worried if it went 70+ we have plenty of P4`s here running none stop for 3 years at 40-60C.

Just make sure to turn the CPU temp warning on in the BIOS for 70C or over. Where do you live? if its a hot area then obviously those conditions will mean your pc will heat up a lot more.
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have you cleaned you heatsink? after about 5-12 months, depending of how dusty your room is (and if you smoke) the heat sink will get dusty and cause your temps to jump up. u could see a 5-10 deg drop
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