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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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A: motherboard temperature bigger than CPU temperature

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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 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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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?

A:CPU/Motherboard Temperature

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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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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?


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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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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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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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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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
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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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


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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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,

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

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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

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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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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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 was wondering how hot my CPU/Mobo should be... my CPU is currently running at 77F (25C) and Motherboard is running at 93F (34C).

The hottest hardware that is running is my GPU which is 120F (49C).

Are these temperatures normal and OK?


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I just built a new AMD system for the first time. Here's what I have then i'll get to my question: Asus A7N8X2.0 Deluxe motherboard, AMD XP Athlon 3000 with a thermaltake k7 volcano 11+ xaser edition fan for the cpu , 1024MB of kingston hyperx pc2700 ram, aspire 500W atx dual fan power supply, sound blaster audigy 2 platinum, dvd rom, cdr/rw rom, floppy drive, and a thermaltake xaser 3 super tower with 7 fans and fan control monitor/controller. Okay here's my question is the cpu temperature i'm getting good or bad or what should it be at? asus monitor says cpu temp 45C/113F but the thermaltake connector which I connected under the cpu says 57.6c/136.1F are these temps god or bad? The fan has adjustable speed control and I have the other 7 fans on high. If I let the cpu decide and just hook the connectors into it the fan is running at 4800 rpm's all the time and it sounds like my vaccuum really loud. Help please I don't want to destroy the computer since I just put it togeather.

A:CPU temperature ?

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Do you NEED a device that reads out the temp to tell what it is? Or is there some way to accuratley check if its high or low? Cause I am buying a new comp, with a 2500+ w/ stock cooling and heatsink, and a 9800pro, and will do NO overclocking, and am sorta worried about the temp.


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Hey guys, recently upgraded quite a bit of my pc, but still have lots of fans .

Usually my pc temperature of my CPU, motherboard are between 35 and 45 degrees and im sure this is normal. But in some cases after playing games the temperature rises to like 60 degrees for my CPU and usualy like 50 or 60 for my motherboard. I just really would like to know if this is ok or is it to high, and are there like any basic boundaries about whats too hot and whats too cold, cheers.

When i say degrees, i mean degrees celsius btw...

A:Temperature of Pc....

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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?

A:Cpu temperature

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Is a CPU temperature in the 70's with a max of about 85 too high for gaming when playing battlefield bad company 2.

I have a quad core i7 3630 cpu.

Will this high temperature damage my cpu? Should I be worried?

What kind of temperatures do you guys get?

A:CPU Temperature

Is this a desktop or laptop? If a desktop, what type of cpu cooler do you have installed?

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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?

A:cpu temperature ok?

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Hi i just bought and intalled all new parts: See below. I also did the auto overlock of 10 percent. My cpu now runs with a full load at 52 degrees C. Is this too high or am i alright.

Thank you
Amd 4200x2
Asus A8n Sli Premium
Geforce 7900 gt ko
2 x 512 mb ram and 1Gb ram for 2 gigs
600 watt xfinity Power supply
160 gb hard drive
windows xp home Ed.

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Uh. Help? every time I look at my PC health status, the CPU temperature has raised. Just now, it was at 201 degrees F. -Any idea on how to lower the temperature?

A:CPU Temperature

Assuming the temperature reading is accurate, 94 degrees C means your CPU is in danger of dying. You should open the side of your case and verify the CPU fan is turning, and verify the heatsink hasn't fallen off the CPU .

Let us know and we will help with fixing the problem.

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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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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've bought a chassis fan for my pc. I connected it correctly.. then I downloaded speedfan.
Now there is a down arrow in every temperature!
System: 22C
CPU: 28C
AUX: 12C (and decreases)
HD0: 35C
Core 0: 39C
Core 1: 39C

Should I worry?

A:PC Temperature low?

No they look fine.....put it under load for awhile.....and then check the temps again

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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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my pentium IV (2.4Ghz) reaches a 65 degrees celcius
I have this fan : coolmaster IHC-L71-socket 478

should I get anxious

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Im still reletively new to this forum, and would like some general advice. My sister is currently at Uni and has a Desktop Pc with the following spec:

1.8GHz Processor, 80GB HDD, 1GB Ram and running Win XP Pro Sp2 on a ASUS Mainboard

Recently, it has started an awful occurance of halting after around 3 hours. There is no 'BSOD' and there seems to be nuthing to cause it to completly freeze. The only way to get it back is a reboot. I have checked the Temperature settings through the software released by ASUS for mainboard monitoring and, it seems the CPU is running slightly high @ Circa 40 Deg C. I do have another machine that is an exact match spec wise, and the CPU on this one sits around Circa 30 Deg C. In the offending PC, we do have an external chassis fan that is spinning at around 2900 RPM and we can feel that fan 'dragging' the air through the PC.

Im outa ideas. Can anyone help??


A:CPU Temperature

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Hello My City temperature is 48 C/ 119F.
And my room temperature is the same.

CPU Temperature is 72C/161F.
MB Temperature is 50C/122F.

I have 3 Simple Casing fans and 1 cpu heatsink fan.
So my question here is that if these temperatures can
have an affect on my computer? or any part of the computer?

Please also tells me how can I get solutions to any heat problem?

A:Is this Temperature enough for CPU?

Whoa, that seems way to hot and over time that can damage parts of your computer. IMO you should shoot to keep everything below 50c at the very least.

Have you checked to make sure your fans are blowing the right direction? Typcially you want air being pulled in from the front/sides and blown out through the back. You may want to upgrade to more powerful fans even thought hey tend to be somewhat loud.

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


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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I have a P4 3.00GHz 800Mhz FSB processor with 2Gb PC400 DDR, on a Gigabyte 8KNXP motherboard.

I am currently using the standard Intel HS & fan and the BIOS temperature reading of my CPU shows that it idles at about 52 degrees, and under load rises to about 57-58 degrees. At this temperature, the fan is quite noisy, rotating at 4500 rpm.

Is this the normal operating temperature, as it seems a bit hot?

I was thinking of upgrading the HS & fan and was looking at the Coolermaster Aero 4 or the Thermaltake P4 Spark 7+. I don't particularly want the noise level to rise too much, but I would want a good cooler.

I already have intake and extractor fans in the case.

I was also looking at water cooling, but it is a bit excessive it is not really necessary, and I don not have that much room in my case.

I would appreciate your thoughts.


A:CPU temperature

The temperature is a bit high. I would be looking for ways to cool it myself if it was mine. I am sure others can point you to good HS and fans combinations. Also make sure to use a quality thermal paste.

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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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I have the system thats below in my signature, and I was wondering what the temperature of the CPU and other parts are. I've tried downloading free programs, but it hasn't been working. I am using windows vista home premium, and I was wondering if a; there is a built in program to check the temperatures or b; if there is a good free one I can use with vista.

Thanks! I'm wanting to know how well my case is keeping everything cool...so in the future I can overclock!

A:How can I tell the temperature?

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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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I recently built a 1.4 GHZ AMD Athlon Thunderbird (266 FSB) machine. I bought the best heatsink and fan they had - The Global WIN WBK38 Dual. Also I've installed two case fans circulating air from the front to the back of the case.

I've done all of this and according to my Via Hardware Monitor the processor is still running at...hmmm, at this very moment, 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees fahrenheit) while the motherboard is at 38 (100).

Is this normal or am I worrying to much?

A:CPU Temperature

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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)

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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Anyone know what the temperature of most cpu's run at? I just bought a new soyo board with a 900 mhz cpu and it's running at 105 degrees. I have tried 4 different fans but it doesn't make any difference. Any replies would be appreciated.



A:CPU Temperature

This link should have what you're looking for:

...and since it's really a "hardware" question, I'm going to boot the post over to the Hardware Forum

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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 my computer always freezes like 2min after i login to windows and in the biosthe cpu temperature is 64 is that bad and that could be the reason it might be freezing?

A:CPU Temperature

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The memory in my rig has a temperature around 48 degrees celsius on full load.

I've been searching around on the web but I couldnt seem to find any info or recommendations about temperature.

Should I start to worry and point a fan towards my memory sticks?

What's normal temperature of the RAM?

Will the last several years longer if I get the temp how many degrees down?

Thanks on forehand for any reply

A:Max temperature of RAM?

I don't think 48C is anything to worry about it that's the maximum. There is a rule of thumb about semiconductors, each 10C rise in temperature reduces the life by 1/2. However, I suspect that if the temperature normally runs in the 30's and only gets to 48C under full load, the RAM will outlive you.

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i have hp laptop core i5 and the temperature 71-81 C is it bad ?


It isnt very good temperatures... Is this the temperature under load or idle, is the charger plugged in or not?

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Hi everyone.

I just got a new computer and I have downloaded PC Wizard 2007 to check the temperatures (I had an overheating problem on my old one).
This is the result: http://img341.imageshack.us/img341/799/temperaturesxf9.jpg
(This is at mostly idle ... just a few IE windows open, Winamp etc.)

When I am playing games the Core temperatures go to 80-90C which I am guessing is way too much but the Processor (and Motherboeard) temp stays at 55-60C during that time. Also, the computer keeps behaving normally (no lag, programs launch quickly etc.)

So, which temperature should I keep an eye on ? Core or Processor ?
And why are Core temperatures so high ?
Another question is about the 12V Voltage that seems low but I have no idea what to do to up it to arount 12V ?

My system specs:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ - 3,0 GHz
NVidia nForce 590 SLI
Double NVIDIA GeForce? 8800 GTX - 768 Mo, SLI
2 Mb RAM

Thanks for your help.

A:CPU temperature

Did you try downloading some other tools, like Everest or speedfan, I prefer speedfan because its pretty quick.

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