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CPU overheating

So my CPU is overheating for no reason. It has no stress on it (using around 30%) All the fans a clean. I'm using a small water cooling system and recently had the thermal compound replaced. The water cooling system is working as far as i can tell? but my knowledge of that is super limited. It's on and making noise is all i can tell.

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How do you know

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it's overheating ? Confused

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How i know

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I have thermal monitoring on the cpu the gpu and the motherboard. the cpu is the only thing overheating

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If a desktop...

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Take the side off and point a fan at it to prove overheating. Temp monitors aren't that reliable.
Dafydd.

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What is it?

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Some CPUs are just HOT mustards. My wife's laptop has a 1st gen i7 and will scorch your lap.

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Was it running hot

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before you replaced the thermal paste ? Same temps?
There must be a reason why you're concern ?

Post was last edited on February 20, 2018 4:29 PM PST

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Frame rate drops

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The reason i replaced the thermal paste was because of the overheating. I was hoping for a non-expensive fix *sigh*. But it is overheated to the point where the computer can't function. I noticed when i started getting crazy frame rate drops (like unplayable) and when i restart my computer it gives me a cpu over temp error. Then that night the same thing started happening while i was just watching a movie. The computer slowed down to the point of absurdity and the same error message when i tried to restart again.

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to clarify

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This was all before i replaced the thermal paste.

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Aha! So now we know that !

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The Pro's will need more info like a Speccy , without more info it becomes a guessing game ....

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I wonder if

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You have that CPU Overclocked ?
Do You?

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(NT) Nope

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So it turns out it was a problem with my water cooling system. I'm gonna have it replaced with an air cooler and that should fix it for now. Hopefully my cpu isn't to damaged. If i do need to replace it....well cross that bridge when i come to it.

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Maybe too late...

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if you had the cooling setup prior to the problem and not its become apparent, cooling has been compromised. Even, with the present re-pasting of cpu, you need a better cooling setup. On top of that as I stated it maybe too late. Once compromised its already prone to wreak havoc as its done in just hasn't fully failed yet. In other words, its already at a weaken state. Also, keeping the cpu itself after installing newer cooling setup of a far better apparatus could help but maybe not for long. Then you need to replace the cpu. Which is why at a lower cooling state it still reacts as being too much. Alas, as others stated some monitoring s/w would be less than desirable at times, they don't as well as wanted. Also, if you have it check your bios for heat monitoring to and what does that report. Follow the other suggestions and report back.

tada -----Willy Happy

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So I gave up and took it into the shop.

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Yeah at this point it looks like the repair is not going to be easy or cheap. As much as computers are a hobby of mine at some point I start feeling like I'm more likely to break something else than fix it....Or spend a hundred dollars on a new cooling system that fixes nothing...or.... So I finally took it into a repair place to have it looked at. If nothing else they can tell me what's wrong with it. (hopefully....assuming they know what their doing.)

But if they can fix it it will still be cheaper than a building a new computer.

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Gaming results

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In later posts, you mentioned "framing issues", thus I suspect you're a gamer. While, I realize you'll want the cheapest fix, sometimes you hit the wall. Gamers like to push the limits and if anything is compromised due to lack of attention to details or sub-par build you get the end result, it breaks. In other words, as a gamer, you whittle the uptime of use as demands are at the extreme ends even if you don't realize it. Thus, I suggest, getting the best cooling setup you can afford and/or check into wjat other have done in cooling. You'll see an extraordinarily application of cooling to include better case, added fans, exhausts, and/or wiring routing. good luck.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Water cooler

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So i just got the call and turns out the all the water in the water cooling system evaporated...... that would defiantly cause a problem.

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definitely....

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Why does this not let you edit

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You can edit...

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just look closer. The member edit was recently introduced.
Dafydd.

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