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Just found out that my second rig might be a little too hot..

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Ok here goes nothing. I "accidentally" used everest while I was trying to find out through everest if I have sdram or ddr. And I saw something "bad". The CPU is around 57C and the motherboard is 40C. I got 2 blue led 80 silent eagles and 2 120 blue led silent eagles. the 2 80 are on the back on the rear of the tower, the 1 120 is on the front and 1 120 on the scythe ninja. I removed the sidewindow (dunno if its called like that) and CPU fell to 52C but mobo stayed at 40C. Since my problem were not the 2C I put the sidewindow back on and used prime 95 to stress test the CPU to max heat. The CPU reached 72C and strangely the mobo was still at 40. Well no matter how you see it the CPU has a problem while I do not trust the mobo temps since it can't be 40 all the time >> Can anyone suggest something?

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Just checked my tower's temperature detection thingie and looking at it seems the temp of the tower it indeed around 40 or 40 exactly. Can tell since it doens't show well on it. The sensor is close to the CPU heatsink though. Anyway these temps seem bad. I will try to find a gigabyte app to check if everest is right.
    
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Sounds like the THermal paste on the CPU is no good. have you done a Heat Sink change recently?

My suggestion is:

Remove the HSF, and clean the thermal paste off, then reaply, see if that helps.

Is it stock CPU cooling?
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Sounds like the THermal paste on the CPU is no good. have you done a Heat Sink change recently?

My suggestion is:

Remove the HSF, and clean the thermal paste off, then reaply, see if that helps.

Is it stock CPU cooling?
No its Scythe Ninja with a silent eagle led 120 on it. The thermal paste is AS5. Right now I only have some MX-1 (which as I heard is better than AS5 but still on high heat places I trust mostly metal based thermal pastes. As for the time its on its well.. a lot of weeks.. could be 3 months since I installed it. Oh and another thing. Seems the top heat it reached was 73 and the mobo finally went from 40 to 41 >> Downloading EasyTune 5 to check it.
    
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hmmmm, i would still reseat the HSF though, just to make sure.
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hmmmm, i would still reseat the HSF though, just to make sure.
Well since I do not have any other choice I guess I will. Never expected the Scythe Ninja be so ... T.T sob
    
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