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Time to check heatsink installation. This is WAY to hot for such a mild overclock. even the stock cooler would do better.

(PS.. I am off to sleep... too close to sunrise here)
    
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i here ya btw y do i have 2 temps at 186???
Edited by marlborored100 - 5/30/08 at 4:51am
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Try to speak better English. No shorthand, capitals, and writing out numbers would make it more legible.

Most people have sensors without actual sensors attached, which show permanently high values. Just ignore them.
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There's a couple quick and simple things that you can do that may help drop your temps without going out and buying new hardware.

1. Lap the heatsink, and if you're feeling adventurous the processor too (for best results): There's a bunch of guides on this forum providing details on doing this. You don't have to go for a mirror shine (2000+ grit sandpaper), but at the very least get up to around 800-1000 grit to make sure that the contact surfaces are flat. I've seen some auto shops with a set of 200-2000 grit sandpaper for around $5 which should do the trick.

2. Invest in some decent thermal compound ($5-10). The goop provided with most heatsinks is usually pretty crappy. Arctic Silver 5 is a popular choice, and a single syringe can easily last 10 or more applications.

3. Reseat the heatsink. This is a given if the above are done. Make sure to clean off the old compound (thoroughly) before reseating, and apply some new thermal compound. This may address any existing issues with the contact between the heatsink and CPU.

4. Clean your intakes & heatsinks. This ties into the whole issue of air-flow. Dust in the intakes and heatsinks greatly reduce the effectiveness of cooling. A can of compressed air usually does the trick.
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well your running a Pentium D. they always run hot specially when overclocked. i would invest in a new CPU (E2180), motherboard (and p35) and a heat sink (bolt down only).

you'll get a perofrmace boost and lower temps
    
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No money. He just got this stuff for cheap. Don't suggest him to upgrade.

I seriously think you should re-mount the heatsink. Make sure it's all tight (super tight...) and that you didn't use too much TIM. also, make sure the fan works properly.
    
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