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Ok, I have done this. I was using everest anyway, didn't know that 1261 changed the temperatures reported. This MCP temperature at 60° idle stock, what is it? The south bridge? Anyway, image is attached.
The MCP value is the MCP55PXE (Southbridge) temperature.

60C on stock coolers is actually pretty good for the craptastic stock coolers they use. My southbridge was reading upper 80's in celsius using a infrared thermometer and my northbridge was reading upwards of 97C in stock idle conditions before I upgraded the coolers on the MOSFETs and bridges...
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post #4422 of 5659
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Attention :

MCP = SB = South Bridge
SPP = NB = North Bridge


when you use EVEREST Ultimate Edition it show NB (North Bridge) as mainboard temperature .


IIRC, the "motherboard" reading should most likely be off your IT8718F chipset located in the upper right-hand corner of the motherboard, near your RAM... not your northbridge.
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post #4423 of 5659
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Originally Posted by arjo_reich View Post

IIRC, the "motherboard" reading should most likely be off your IT8718F chipset located in the upper right-hand corner of the motherboard, near your RAM... not your northbridge.
can you show it (IT8718F chipset) on this image of P5N32-E SLI :

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can you show it (IT8718F chipset) on this image of P5N32-E SLI :

In the red circle on the bottom right.
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post #4425 of 5659
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The MCP value is the MCP55PXE (Southbridge) temperature.

60C on stock coolers is actually pretty good for the craptastic stock coolers they use. My southbridge was reading upper 80's in celsius using a infrared thermometer and my northbridge was reading upwards of 97C in stock idle conditions before I upgraded the coolers on the MOSFETs and bridges...
I wonder if you can fit a spirit II on the southbridge when you have two GTX and an creative x-fi extreme gamer in the pci slot. Any experience, anyone? Also, what mosfet coolers did you use?

And did you manage to overclock that Q6600 of yours?
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post #4426 of 5659
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That sounds a bit worrying for your board. However, and this is important: did you have a speaker plugged in when you powered it up on the floor?

There is a little header, speaker, on the front panel connector. You need to plug something in there to get beeps.

Sorry if that sounds silly, but the amount of little niggling stuff I have overlooked, you wouldn't believe.
Yeah I plugged everything in. No beeps. So since its still under warranty for another month (I bought it in late March last year), I'm taking it back to the shop today for them to test it and most likely RTM. Hopefully that fixes my woes. Thanks for the help.
post #4427 of 5659
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I wonder if you can fit a spirit II on the southbridge when you have two GTX and an creative x-fi extreme gamer in the pci slot. Any experience, anyone? Also, what mosfet coolers did you use?

And did you manage to overclock that Q6600 of yours?
I don't know about the soundcard (pretty sure not) but there is still *some* room...


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post #4428 of 5659
Do you guys think I need active cooling for the nb or sb? See picture attached for temps under blend in orthos. Also, in order to get a 24 hour run in orthos, I had to disable some scans, like Defender, Avg, and defrag. Orthos would run fine all day but then windows would either bsod or lock up sometime during the night. When I disabled them I was able to get 24 hours stable. Is this an issue I should be concerned with?
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post #4429 of 5659
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I don't know about the soundcard (pretty sure not) but there is still *some* room...
How much room is there on the pci side of the southbridge, if any? See the attached image to see how much the creative extreme gamer overhangs the stock copper block (it's the thin card in the middle).
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post #4430 of 5659
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Do you guys think I need active cooling for the nb or sb? See picture attached for temps under blend in orthos. Also, in order to get a 24 hour run in orthos, I had to disable some scans, like Defender, Avg, and defrag. Orthos would run fine all day but then windows would either bsod or lock up sometime during the night. When I disabled them I was able to get 24 hours stable. Is this an issue I should be concerned with?
Well, compared to mine, yours is pretty cool. I get 60° on the MCP minimum, and usually 25+ degrees on the motherboard sensor. And that is at stock.
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