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Q: motherboard temperature bigger than CPU temperature

having just installed a zalman heatsink/CPU fan i've started looking into the temperatures inside my PC...

my CPU temperature goes from 38C to 45 C depending on if i have the CPU fan running or not,

my motherboard temperature goes from 43C to 48C likewise depending on the CPU fan... which is around 5C above the CPU temperature...

should this bother me?

(CPU athlon 1800, m/b ECS k7SEM)

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Hello,
Can anyone confirm by how many degrees the room temperature would increase in an office if there were to be an increased number of PC's and Monitors?
I am assuming that this will be dependant on the size of the office, the temperature of the computers and the number of staff in the office.
Does an equation exist to work out the increase in temperature?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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I have an AMD Athlon-PECM, 1000 MHz processor on a MSI MS-6340/K7M Pro motherboard. Is it possible to check what temperature these parts are running at through software on my system or can I download a program to do that?
 

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I was wondering that if my Mobo is at 40c.. is that good or bad? HMonitor shows a "yellow" background behind the temperature reading. Does this mean "Caution"? I might install a second fan at the top of the case if needed.
 

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Hey all,

I've installed a prog called Speccy to check out temperatures while playing games and the thing that concerns me is that my motherboard gets really hot (around 80'C) while the game is on, but when idle it is about 40-45'C...

Is that too hot??

I'll attach a snapshot so someone with that program can see what are my PC specs..

Cheers guys and thanks for the help

A:Motherboard temperature?

Download this program- Real Temp - CPU temperature monitoring

It will tell you how much leeway you have.

Mine says 100 degrees is max.

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I spoke to asus today Tech Support.
They say that it can be up to 85 C to be OK.
If the Probe2 reading or bios gives an error,ignore it.
I'm about 50 C,no problems.

 

A:Motherboard Max Temperature

That 50c is very high for mobo chipset, hows your case cooling, make shure of proper circulation. intake and exhaust fans. 50c for mobo is tad too high, try to hit 40's at least, by rearranging fans or changing some thang. GL<
 

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Two PCs running at around 35/37 degC and CPU fan running around 800 to 1900rpm. The third PC which is around 3 years old runs at 45 degC on the CPU and 54degC on the mobo and the CPU fan is running at up to 3000rpm, which would explain why it is noisy. Is this too high? The heatsink is dusty, but I've not bucked up courage to remove it and clean it yet. Local guy suggested vacuuming it I've got some thermal paste but no air yet. Should I be looking at changing the heatsink and fan and adding a bigger case fan to cool things down?

Rosalind
 

A:CPU/Motherboard temperature

Blow the dust out with canned air. 3-5$ a can. (please do it outside ) Vacuuming works but it's risky. I do it myself, but you can potentially permanently damage the whole system, so it's not recommended. 45 is not extremely high, the CPU will work at 60-70 just fine, but it's not healthy. Don't spend money to bring the temps down, after you undust it, it should be running at low enough temperatures.

If the fan keeps running at high speeds and annoys you, you might want to consider replacing it, or using BIOS settings to keep the speed at reasonable levels. Post your system model or motherboard/CPU model if you want advice on that side of this.
 

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Hi,

I am currently monitoring my motherboards temperature.

My setup uses standard fans to keep it cool. I have intentions to change this in the future but not right now.

The most common figures I see is usually between 39C - 49C.

As I know nothing about hardware I was wondering if there is a recommended temperature to turn the computer off. For example I would like to know what temperature isn't safe or is considered "too high". If needed I can provide specifications.

Any help is great

Thanks
 

A:Motherboard Temperature Recommendations....

um, depends, idk about the board itself, but i set my Processor to shut down at 167 F

thats about the max, but ask more people
 

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Intel Prescott (LGA775) 550 3.4 ghz w/ Zalman CNPS 7000B LED cpu cooler
EPoX EP-5EPA+ (mobo)
Sapphire ATI Radeon X800 Pro PCI-e
Antec TruePower 2.0 550 (1x 120mm fan version)

Ok. Ive just REBUILT a computer that i had many problems with. Most things seem to be fine. It's a little hot today...about 75 degrees fahrenheit outside. anyway i dont have air conditioning...and here are my temps idle CPU: 38C
Motherboard: 37C GPU: 48C

My power supply is a LITTLE bit worriesome. it's fine in the comp's idle state but on load (such as in half life 2)...it does get quite hot. I heard that it's a huge problem if it's too hot to touch. This isn't the case with me. It gets at a slightly "uncomfortable" heat level... as in i could keep my hand on it for as long as i wanted but it's just hot. I'm guessing...judging by my GPU temp and it's feel about 55 C maybe? on the top of the PSU. maybe it's because it's 550w and my comp needs a lot of power? i dont know. i have 1x 120mm blue led Thermaltake intake fan on the front of my case. 1x 80mm LED fan on the window. 1x normal 120mm fan on the back(exhaust) and a pci slot blower.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:A few temperature questions (PSU, Motherboard, CPU)

you're fine on the cooling front
 

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Hy everyone, my laptop lately has been acting up, the motherboard temperature at idle jumps randomly up 60, i have ran several antiviruses and malwabytes programs and my laptop is clean, i have checked every processor running in the background and nothing seems to be off, just recently i got my laptop cleaned and i noticed major improvement in temperature, it might seem weird but if im using any program temperature doesnt raise above 50, i even play MW2 and it says below 60, but as soon as i get off my laptop after about 10 to 15 minutes motherboard temp jumps to 60 and goes down while the cpu stays in range between 42 and 45.
My hands are tied, im really confused about this, i would appreciate any help.

My specs:

Hp Pavilliong6
I5 2.6GHZ
500HDD
Inter HD Graphic 4000
4GB of RAM.

A:Motherboard Temperature at idle

I know what do you feel . . .

the only thing I tried is dual booting windows 7 with windows 8

but before doing this create recovery drive using AOMEI onekey recovery

this will install image on partition

when SEIROUS error occurs while booting recover it

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I have an old gfxcel pcchips 757 motherboard with celeron 433mhz . It used to run at around 55 degrees centigrade and now suddenly I found the temperature at 73 degrees. Then I checked the fan and it showd jerky movements and looked slow and then I changed the fan. But even after changing the fan the motherboard temperature has not fallen and it stays at 73 or 74 for most of the time. ( cpu temp is not high and usually it is below 35 C)
I check these temperature readings from aida 32.
I will be very thankful if anyone can tell me about the right temp of this motherboard and if it is safe to keep working at this temp.
I asked a techie about it and he said that it was okay and that I should not worry about it and keep working at these high temps and close the computer only if the computer started hanging. But I am not satisfied and ask for your opinion . thanks in advance.
 

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my mother temperature is 60% to 70%++
do i need to change my motherboard ?

my motherboard modal is > MSI NF725M-P43 (MS-7597) (CPU1

the temperature i looked at is on speccy apps ..

please give me feedback , thanks =)

A:About my motherboard temperature too high ..

60% to 70%? Do you mean degrees? Which one, celcius or farenheit?

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Hello!
Anybody know what is the optimal motherboard temperature? Currently my System Temperature has C. 35 to C.45 temperature (Speccy software shows). So is it normal or abnormal situation?

A:What is the optimal motherboard/System temperature?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by killer bee


Hello!
Anybody know what is the optimal motherboard temperature? Currently my System Temperature has 35 to 45 temperature (Speccy software shows). So is it normal or abnormal situation?



F or C?

Which Intel Mobo?

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When booting the cold PC the MB temperature reads about 8 degrees C above the room temperature!
The CPU temperature at boot up is at about room temperature as one would expect.

During normal operation (room about 25 C) the MB temperature rises to 45 C or higher; whilst the CPU temp reading is only about 30 C. In other words the CPU temp is consistently way below the MB temp.

Can I believe any of the readings?
What do you experts think about this?
What is a critical temp for the MB?
Do I need to worry?

Motherboard: ASUS P5V800-MX
CPU: Pentium 4, D 930 (Dual Core) 3.0 GHz
The PC is one month old.

Thank you very much for your guidance,
Chris
 

A:[B]Motherboard temperature calibrations out of whack?[/B]

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Ok, this is very strange. I have installed MBM 5 on my newest computer, and the temps look great idle, as well as full load playing games. But the last 2 days it seems there are temperature spikes or MBM reporting incorrectly.
I have come home from work to find that the proc temp reached above my set limit of 70C, and the pop up box asks whether or not I want to ignore it or turn off computer.
Well when I see that screen it is reporting good temps, around 50C.

So, is this a problem with MBM, or am I having probs with my machine?

This is the error recorded in the log.
| 4/29/2004 | 6:15:58 PM | Alarm for CPU : it has reached 71C and this is on/past the value of 70C which you set as high alarm value.
 

A:Motherboard Monitor is reporting critical temperature spikes

Even 50 deg. is high. Why don't you install CPU-idle? Get version 6.0b or version 7 Extreme.
My not OC'd Athlon 1900 never goes over 32 deg, using the Zalman Flower CNPS6000-Cu (fan at 2200 rpm) and CPU-idle 6.0b.

Could it be possible that your CPU-cooler is not completely tight onto the CPU? After all, it hangs on its side all the time.
 

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Hi,

I have an AMD 955 CPU and ROG Crosshair III formula motherboard

When testing, I use both HWM Pro, AMD Overdrive and LCD Poster to watch out for the temps.

In both HWM Pro and LCD poster there is the CPU temperature showing.

I use AMD overdrive to look for Core temps...

The max temp is 62C...

Is that the max CPU temp or max CPU core temp???

While testing, Highest CPU temp was 53C (@3.8GHz, IntelBurn) and Core temp was 59C....

So which one shall I look out for?

A:Core temperature or CPU temperature?

''personally'' i watch the (CPU temp), the individual core temps fluctuate far too much for a constant temp reading.

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Software temperature monitor vs Hardware temperature monitor, which one give accurate temperature from overclocking and monitor your PC temperature?

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I have a Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz on my laptop the temperature is running at around 60c. Is this too hot?
Thanks
 

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my first post in iver a month... i was moving, and then i was extremely busy, so, now hopefully i shall return to my usual self... 20 posts daily

heard there was a crash here at TSG?

any wayz, my amd athlon XP is hot: 50C idle and 55C peak usage. im using a coolermaster zx26.8 (5500rpm), 2 case fans, and silicon based thermal interface compound.

room temperature is 15C.

i have ordered arctic silver 5. how many degrees centigrade drop will i notice?
 

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What is the standard upper and lower control limits when setting up your CPU temperature controlers?

This is my current system:

Intel Pentium 4 511J
2800MHz

MotherBoard: ECS P4M800-M7 V3.1

Processor Temperature: 122 F
Main Board Temperature: 95 F

If you need more data please let me know.

Thanks,

John
 

A:CPU Temperature

122 degrees F is only 49 degrees Celcius, not that hot, a bit warm but ideal temp would be about 43 or less. And 95 F is only 35 C so that is no way too hot. Perfect for the motherboard in fact.
 

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does anyone know of any programs that tell the temperature of your system & processor so you dont have to go into BIOS to check it out?
 

A:Temperature Look Out

Hi dan015 ,
Try this site!!
 

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Hi nowadays my laptops touchpad warming so much. Then i installed everest and looked for temperature;


So is my temperatures OK?

A:Is my temperature's OK?

Your temps look fine ... Laptops are notorious for their heat buildup.. You may want to get a cooling pad and see if that helps..

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is there a software program that can monitor your cpu's temperature while in windows..
 

A:CPU temperature???

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How warm is too warm for a computer. I have HDD temperature and most of the time my CPU is around 42C. A few minutes ago ( after some gaming) it was aroound 44c. Is this normal?
 

A:CPU Temperature

No need to be concerned. Those are decent temps.....When it starts going over 50c then i would be concerned. So until then GAME ON!!!
 

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This is the temperature when I been running the computer all day long with a game going on (minimized). Are these temps too high?

CPU: 47
System: 42
GPU: 60

The GPU goes up to 66 when I got the game up after playing a while. I have a Geforce 9800 GTX.

I will get the idle temperatures soon...
 

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can any pls see if my internal temperatures are all good or all bad.. TNX!!

Field Value
Sensor Properties
Sensor Type Winbond W83647HF (ISA 290h)

Temperatures
Motherboard 52 C (126 F)
CPU 55 C (131 F)
Aux 46 C (115 F)
Seagate ST3250310AS 50 C (122 F)
Seagate ST3320620AS 48 C (118 F)

Cooling Fans
CPU 2909 RPM

Voltage Values
CPU Core 1.11 V
Aux 2.69 V
+3.3 V 3.28 V
+5 V 5.51 V
+12 V 12.71 V
-12 V 2.53 V
-5 V 3.75 V
+5 V Standby 4.97 V
VBAT Battery 1.97 V
Debug Info F FF 3A FF
Debug Info T 52 55 46
Debug Info V A5 A8 CD CD D1 D4 E4 (03)

i got this from everest..
 

A:CPU temperature

Well it would help to know what CPU you have at what clockspeed ?
but If I had to guess I would assume 55c idle would be a little high as your only at 1.11v, but seeing how the mobo is close to the cpu your ambient temp must be high? as well it could be that you need better air flow in your case
 

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I recently bought a Intel Core i7-8700K CPU, but I'm having some issues with the temperature

It has been running smoothly the past week and I have encountered no problems at all, but the temperature readings are ridiculously high

Idle its around 43C, but the moment I turn on some videogame (Like League of Legends) it bolts up to 90-100C really quickly. Isn't that unusually high for a game that isn't that hard to run?

Anyways, I use a program called HWMonitor to monitor the CPU temperature.
After doing some digging I found out that the "core temperatures" are at the previously stated values, but there is also a "surface temperature" that stays at 32-37C when I boot games. Which one is the correct one to follow?

I can also add that the cooling fan is quite old and runs at around 1000rpm, and I don't have any thermal paste/grease etc applied.

I have already ordered a new fan+thermal paste and try to keep my CPU loads to a minimum while I wait for the package

But I suppose that my main question is above all "Why does the CPU temperature go up so much when its under low load?"
 

A:CPU temperature

I can also add that I never experienced any particual CPU throttle nor crashes.
I might never have noticed until I downloaded the monitor programs
 

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My CPU temp is reading between 55dC and 58dC on Idle. I know the temp will go up when useing applications heavily. That makes me concerned about the idle temp.

I run lots of 3D games, Paint Shop Pro, and AutoCAD. If I'm running these apps, I'm afraid I might be overheating the CPU. I've noticed some random freezes, but after a reboot, the temp is at the tidle temp. So I don't that's the cause of the freezes.

I didn't build the computer, I bought it pre-built. I've only had it a couple of days, so I'd just like to make sure the computer is safe for longivity.

My NEW Antec power supply is 350W and has the standard fan in the back, and an additional fan aimed into the case. There is no other fans into or out of the case. I have, what looks like (a circle shape of holes under the PS), room for a case fan on the back of the case, but no room for a side case fan.

Would I need a new case with fans to lower my temp?
 

A:CPU Temperature

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after playing a graphic intense game on my pc is about 112 F..

is this too much?
 

A:CPU temperature.....

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I feel like my laptop overheats by doing basic things on my laptop. Anyone know how i can control the temperature or recommend a programme to do it for me ? thanks 

A:temperature

Hello @TonyTaher, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I came across your post about the overheating issue, and wanted to help! First, try reviewing the following documents, and let me know how it goes:HP Notebook PCs - Reducing Heat Inside the Laptop to Prevent OverheatingHP Notebook PCs - Fan is Noisy and Spins Constantly, PC is Warmer than Normal Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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Hi I have just built me a new pc and every now and again the computer will freeze completely, I cannot do anything so I have to tune it off at the mains. I was wondering if it as anything to do with the CPU Temperature

The temputers are taken from SpeedFan Software:

core0: 65c
core1: 68c
core2: 71c [B]CPU : 52C
core3: 72c

The current CPU fan is the retail one

A:CPU Temperature Help !!

Where is the prescribed info?

What computer?
What CPU?
What, what what?

Do what you're supposed to do if you want help.

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Hello!
I just bought Dell Inspiron 17 7778 ! After usage of 45 mints i can feel its warm beneath! A bit hot ! Cpu temp is between 40-43 C Is it normal? 
One more thing how i can check whether laptop is Refurbished or Not?

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How does someone go about find the temperature of there computer?
Like how hot there CPU is?
I know when i've been in my BIOS it can tell me there. But I would like to know all the time. I have a Vista, is there a Gadget out there for it?

Thanks.
 

A:Temperature

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I am working on a new build and I am concerned about the cpu temp.

At the moment, I have the system only posted into bios. The new Gigabyte board has a cpu temp monitor that I am looking at on the bios screen. I do not have any other hardware or software installed or running and the temp is 42C.

The cpu is a celeron 2.93 gig. I have an "Ultra" brand aluminum heatsink with silver thermal paste applied. The ambient temperature her in my basement at the moment is 60 degrees F. The side cover to the case is off and I have one 93mm case fan running along with the CPU fan.

I'm thinking that 42c IDLE , with such a low room temperature seems high.....
 

A:cpu temperature

That isn't high at all, given that the Celeron 2.93GHz dissipates 73W* (Socket478) or 84W* (Socket775), that's the same as an Athlon64 3500+.

* this is the thermal design power, the maximum power dissipation is higher
 

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I'm thinking of overclocking my CPU/GPU to see how fast it would run.
At the moment running firefox with 6 tabs, windows explorer, skype, a temperature scan app and downloading a driver and a game both downloading at around 8 MB/s my temperature is around:
1st core 35-37
2nd 31-33
3rd 35-38 Intel core i5 3.2 Ghz Quad core
4th 42-44
all in celcius.
Is it safe to overclock and if it is then how high should I go?

A:CPU Temperature

Those are good temperatures, but they will move up as you start to overclock and they are also dependent on the ambient temperature.

No one can say "how high should I go". There are too many variables---voltage, ambient temperature, which particular i5 you have, the cooler you have, your prior overclocking experience, how much time you are willing to spend on learning, how much money you can spend for better cooling solutions, how much it would matter if your PC crashes, whether or not the PC is used for anything important rather than just "playing", etcetera, etcetera.

Voltage is a critical factor.

There are dozens and dozens of Internet sites devoted to overclocking. I'd suggest you start there and start learning, rather than expect some easy answers.

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I am not crazy! I was somewhere in the settings and saw an actual temperature! Not sure if it was the video card or the CPU, but something was 49 degrees I think. Now I cannot find it again to save my soul!! Anyone know where I was?

A:Where Did I See That Temperature?!

It could have been a s.m.a.r.t. system on one of your hard drives.

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Hi everyone!

Certainly the question was asked yet, but let me please tell you about my problem :

I had a new mother-board last week. After installing it, and also my CPU (recuperated on my old board), everything runs well but when i use Speedfan there is a "temp3" very high... With my old board, that value was "-129" or "-179?C" so i never worried, but here this is between 70 and 80?C.
So i thought i had put too much thermal paste or maybe crashed my processor and decided to buy a new one (for my pleasure too, of course).
Operation done, i turn on the pc, everything runs well,... and Speedfan : Temp3 72?C!
I tried all logs : HWMonitor, HMonitor, Everest... : idem, pareil, same

Could someone please have a look at those values and tell me if i have to worry or not cause i don't even dare to play a game...

Temperatures in BIOS are : System 44?C, CPU 41?C.

Thanks for reading and, maybe, answering...

A:about cpu temperature...

What is the temp program you are using ? I would like to try it. Thanks


" Doc "

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I came to know about my HDD temperature.it will always be above 50c.is it normal?

A:Temperature

If thats accurate:

A bit warm, especially if at idle.
I would get some air flow going across it.

The normal reccomended temp range is approx. 35-40?С

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hey guys i bought a new laptop.

hp dv4-5008tx

here are the specs

PROCESSOR
Processor Core i5 (2nd Generation)
Variant 2450M
Chipset Intel HM77 Express
Brand Intel
Clock Speed 2.5 GHz
Cache 3 MB (Smart Cache)
MEMORY
Expandable Memory Up to 16 GB
Memory Slots 2 (Unused Slots 0)
System Memory 6 GB DDR3
GRAPHICS
Dedicated Graphics Memory Type DDR3
Dedicated Graphics Memory Capacity 2 GB
Graphic Processor NVIDIA GeForce 630M



i performed windows experience index and noticed the temperatures. here is a screen shot. the room temperature is 32 degree celcius. anything to be concerned about?

A:CPU temperature

Warm ambient, laptop = not all that surprising.

Make sure the exhaust vent isn't blocked. Alternatively you can buy a cooling pad.

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I have the Asus pc-probe and it shows that my CPU is at 41 - 42c and the mobo is at 41c. Is this too hot? What should the temperature be?

I haven't used the probe app for quite some time and I seem to remember it used to be just under 40. Today for the first time ever my computer suddenly rebooted itself - twice. maybe just a fluke but the first thing I thought of is the temp so I took a look at the probe. I'm not overclocking or anything. I just dont know what is normal.
 

A:What is the Right Temperature?

Temps are decent in the 35-50 range. If you stress it out a little and then it blows and reboots after a heat up period and you're pushing through the 60s for extended periods, then you have a possible overheating problem.

If you have speed step fans they should always run at minimum speed at idle and rarely speed up with normal use and sometimes to often speed up under continual high load.
 

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hi all I got everest which is what I use to keep eye on all my temperatures but now for some reason cpu is not showing up can someone help me on a way to check my cpu temp as I just reapplied new thermal paste as couple of times last week my pc just turned off .. thanks
 

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I have a AMD 64 bit 3200+ and when i turn on my computer to check the CPU temperature its already at about 62 degree celcius. 62?!?!??! thats insane? i check my case temperature read out one one of my cd rom bays and it says the case temp is 24 C. which is pretty damn good. I was wondering is 62 degrees Celcius what the 64's are suppose to run at? also after leaving computer on/gaming it never gets higher than 67 degrees celcius.
I have a MSI MS-6702 K8t Neo motherboard. room stays cool and (since i bought the computer from a manufacturer) i assume the CPU was installed right.
Any info guys?
thanks
 

A:AMD 64 bit temperature?

62C at rest is a bit warm. Although it's not terribly out of spec with a athlon 64 with a stock heatsink.. If your planning on heavy gaming with that machine you may wish to invest in some better cooling equipment and paste..

AMD's white papers on the athlon 64's list normal operating temps 60C-65C..
 

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I have recently become aware that high CPU temperatures can cause crashes.

My CPU is currently running at 62 C. Is this normal or hot? Does it vary according to motherboard? Mine is an MSI K7N2 IL2.
 

A:CPU temperature

It all depends which processor your running as Athlons run a lot warmer than Intels this said its on the high side for the former too.I would investigate the airflow within your case and see if the case fans are working and if they are not fitted you could invest in a rear and/or front case fan to improve temps.
Moving it off the floor,away from radiators,out of closed cabinets and clearing out any dust bunnies from the fans and heatsink will help too.
 

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My machine occasionally runs hot, is there anything I can do to correct this?
( temperature is so and so, past the critical stage ) What I've done in the past is simply shut it down. Operating Compaq Presario Windows XP Home edition. 2.07 gh AMD Athlon XP 1012 mb memory. Thanks. JimLord10
 

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Ok..i play this game and like 5 mins after i start it my computer restarts itself so i go to setup and it says that there is a problem in the hardware monitor and when i go there the cpu temperature is higlighted in red
 

A:CPU Temperature..HELP!

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could someone help me on my cpu temp its bugging me for a while now, my bios says my temp is around 50-53c but other softwares tells me a different temperature! i dont know which one i should follow! heres some pics of the different temp checker softwares, and could someone tell me if 50c is still in the safe side from what ive heard you should at least have 30-40c! the everest program has the hottest temperature, check the sidebar, my rig is a c2d e6650 2.3 ghz i ddnt overclock it my mobo is ecs g31t-m videocard is 8600gt 256mb and 2gig of ram ive got like 3 fans working inside my cpu and the stock processor fan of intel.
 

A:i need help on my cpu temperature!

50c is fine if that is the temp under load. If it is idling at 50C it is however a bit on the high side. I suggest opening the computer case and cleaning the heatsink. If it is full of dust that is probably your issue.
 

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