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post #1 of 5
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OK my friend has a rig with lots of issues and i was messing around with it and got this screen shot

Setup:
E8400 @ stock
MSI 6pn sli
4gig gskill ram
8600gts
vista home premium 32bit

ok so using real temp the cpu was reading 88c and the same in the bios. It has stock cooling so whats going on? It also locks up/stutters/fps change when playing games is this related? He thinks its vista driver errors maybe its overheating?
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Hi.

Does the case have adequate intake and exhaust?

I take it that the stock HSF is being used? If so have you tried to re-seat it?
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yeah a fan is backwards but shouldn't the pc shut down?
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Did you try to see if the hs is snap in right. Making sure it is not loose. If you have some TIM remove hs clean and reapply with some as5.
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ya i will have to try that but it could be awhile before i go to his house
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