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Ive just turned on my new pc and am looking in the bios and have come across this thing MCP and i was wondering if you could tell me what it means? It is also running at 52 degree C and am wondering if this is a good temperature?
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I searched it up, and honestly I still don't know what it is But, it should not be above 75c. So your temp is very good
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I searched it up, and honestly I still don't know what it is But, it should not be above 75c. So your temp is very good
Thank you very very much
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MCP Is the South bridge, SPP North bridge. At least they are on my 680i.

What Mobo do you have? If it's the 680i the chip set reads the temp from the MCP (South Bridge) go figure.

The temps seems fine to me I had similar temps till I added the little fan that came with my Mobo onto the SPP

For fun place a fan in front of the MCP( South Bride) and watch you're temps drop
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