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i got a GIGABYTE GA-MA78LMT-S2 AM3 760G and it beeps at 106 C when playing bfbc2. every temp is 40 c on load but on cpuid hardware montior tmpin2 is 106 c? It idles at 80 c.need any more info?
post #2 of 4
That is your northbridge, and you need to check out the heatsink on it (probably broke loose and needs to be reseated) before you damage it any further. Assuming it's not already fried beyond repair.
Edited by railfan844 - 6/7/12 at 9:32am
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Umm what´s that redface.gif im kinda new at this kinda stuff lol.
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The northbridge is a chip on the motherboard. Northbridges tend to run very hot and need to be cooled similar to a CPU.

In the simplest terms I can put it, a chip on your motherboard is OVERHEATING due to not being properly cooled.

You need to stop using that computer right away and get it looked at by a professional if you are not confident replacing the heatsink on your northbridge. Keep in mind, though - it is possible that the motherboard is already damaged due to high temperatute.
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