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Well been using my computer for over a month but just today i bumped the northbridge and it was hot! Not burn your hand hot, but lets just say if my cpu heatsink was that hot i would pull the plug, its also a bit wobbley, just checking maybe its normal but it freaked me out
post #2 of 15
pretty normal on older boards.
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post #3 of 15
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Its new.... At least, amd 880g chipset new
post #4 of 15
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Originally Posted by jrl1357 View Post

Its new.... At least, amd 880g chipset new

Yeah, my NB heatsink is wobbly aswell (I have a 880GM) all i did was removed it, re-applied some new TIM, and replaced the terrible Push pins that they use to hold it down.
post #5 of 15
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Did it help?
post #6 of 15
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With temps i meen. I dont care that much that its wobbley (thou id like it if it wasnt) what really has me worrid is temps. The thing is hot! And this is with an open case!
post #7 of 15
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Any body else had problems?
post #8 of 15
your board sould never be over clock its only a 3+1 phase board and the MOFFET's and NB arint deisined to handle over clocking
post #9 of 15
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im not ocing... this is stock.... 3.3ghz. my cpu is unlocked (forth core) if that makes a differance
post #10 of 15
it dose gose fron a 85 watt to a 95 watt
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