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My system temperatures are 70ºC!!!

What does that mean? How do I cool it?

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post #2 of 14
seems like a that temp sensor has got to be incorrect. Out of curiosity find out where that reading is being taken on the board, then put a fan on it and see what happens. I highly doubt that temp is true considering the temps in the rest of the system.

Oh and by the way if you get sick of that board at any point, I can take it off your hands. (man I want one of those!!)
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It's in the bottom left hand corner. The SB was hot to touch, but I added a fan and now it's somewhat warm.
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Yeah, man I would suspect a screwy sensor.
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post #5 of 14
Hey that sensor is somewhere in this area I have circled. It doesnt relate to the SB or NB but is just a sensor that is meant to detect the mobo area temp kind of like the case temperature.

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And I'm not sure if there is a bios update out there yet for that board but you may want to take a look and see, that could potentially help.
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post #7 of 14
Put a fan either hand held or mounted some how and point it toward that corner for a minute or 30 sec and see what the temp does, if its working right it should drop rather quickly
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And I'm not sure if there is a bios update out there yet for that board but you may want to take a look and see, that could potentially help.
No it wont, that particular board was sensing correctly before he got it. Either the sensor got damaged or its jsut lacking air flow in that spot and it needs a little extra air flow in the case.
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post #9 of 14
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Well, I took off the SB heatsink and...

TOOTHPASTE!



Could this be the reason? How much AS5 should I apply?
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very small ball just enough for a thin layer
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