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What happned to the PWM IC chip temprature ? I thought you were trying to drop PWMIC chip's temprature not the cpu core...
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post #12 of 18
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nothing really it stayed the same. But im also trying to drop the core too. If you touch the the chip its room temp so i dono if i can get it cooler
post #13 of 18
I think it's ok as long as it stays below 50C... But did you check the temp when the system was on fully load. Because idle temps doesnt make difference sometimes.
Anyways i am off to bed, keep searching mate...
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That chip isn't the pwmic, the chip you highlighted is the temp monitoring chip
I have indicated where the pwms are
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post #15 of 18
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That chip isn't the pwmic, the chip you highlighted is the temp monitoring chip
I have indicated where the pwms are
yeah thats what i though the first time.. Lol no wonder the temp in the case went down so much when i had a fan right on that thing.

I have that asus board in a few render machines i use. This K8n Neo4 is a little diffrent but you can tell that thats prolly the right area.

All test in do is at load, but i also include idle too.
But besides the PWMIC is there anything thats going to lower the core temp too?
tonight is cooler than normal about 27-29C so my Core temp is hitting 42C max right now. I've seen it hit as high as 47C before on hotter days (at load)
post #16 of 18
Yeah, the hs on the asus if removed will have those same 3 chunky mosfets under it. The whole area will get hot because it is regulating the power for the whole board
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post #17 of 18
Hmm i thought it would be that area because that's where the power connectors are. Sorry for directing you in a wrong way
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post #18 of 18
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Ok so i notice the asus has a sink that covers the mosfets but on my msi board it has chips between the 3 mosfets. should I put sinks on the mosfets or the chips between or both?

And is there solution lowering the core temp. It can get high on hotter days.
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