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Temperature issues. Which temperature is wrong?

by jcasado94 / April 29, 2013 11:35 PM PDT

I am having temperature issues with my pc, as the BIOS is beeping now, and checking my BIOS beeping guide it looks like it's a temperature problem, and I'd like you to show me which is the hardware that is having that overheating.

Here you have a screenshot of CPUID:
<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/1934/cpuido.png

<span>This is the temperature for a normal use, I'm just using a virtual machine with Ubuntu, listening to iTunes and browsing with Chrome...

My display card currently has no fan or cooling system, yesterday I bought a new fan, and it'll arrive soon. But I don't know, I've seen my display card with temperatures around 75*, and it was not beeping...
I'd like to know if there's a problem with something esle.

Thanks in advance. Happy

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How do you check this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 29, 2013 11:45 PM PDT

Here I use a laser spot thermometer (the office is full of engineers) and we've swapped a few defective motherboards over this issue.

75C is dang hot. Did you try the old cover off, point a fan at the open case test?
And don't laugh, I still meet folk that think heat sink compound is optional. "The metal is touching so that's enough."


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I'd second the recommendation for
by VAPCMD / April 30, 2013 10:22 AM PDT

CPU thermal compound.

Let us know how it works out.


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