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Guys I really need help. The return period of my P5N-D is almost up and I need some questions answered.

My system on idle seems to be running hot according to all the other posts I see out there. I have attached 2 pics that show my system at IDLE and

Ambient = 22

IDLE:
Real Temp - 48 and 44
Core Temp - 51 and 49
ASUS PC Probe - 49

LOAD
Real Temp - 54 and 53
Core Temp - 63 and 62
ASUS PC Probe - 68

I am worried about my temps. I have 3 120mm case fans running in my P182 in the MOBO area. I have reseated the CPU Fan with AS5. My Chipset HS gets really hot, the chipset is a 750i. I keep reading these reviews and they show temps way below mine. I OC'd and my temps went up to 85 on the PC Probe. However I see this post and BTK's temps are 34 on OC LOAD. I also see this review that shows my cooler, the AC Freezer 7 Pro on a x6800 and the temps are 24 idle, 34 load and 37 on OC load. What is my problem? Also why the discrepancy between Real Temp, Core Temp and PC Probe?

I am thinking of switching my motherboard out for a GA-P35-DS3P or DS3R. Will this run cooler? Do these run better? I am also thinking of buying a Noctua NH-U12P or something like the Scythe Orochi SCORC-1000. I want something that stays quiet yet keeps my temps down and my system now is quiet but the temps are up there. I thought the 45nm chips were supposed to run cooler? Any help would be appreciated. I have to make the decision on the Motherboard this weekend.


Edited by Lanthor - 6/22/08 at 5:36pm
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post #2 of 7
When you reseated your HSF how did you apply the AS5? Most times when temps are too high it means you applied too much AS5.
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You're not using the stock HSF are you?

Anyways, make sure the fans are working together, you don't want them mixing the air around and making the temps worse than they already are.
    
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that second review has the arctic cooler freezer pro 7 beating the TRUE ????
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dont trust your temps at all. mine read wrong all the time. some times it will work other it will say im idling at 49C and loaing at 50C lol
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Guys, will switching to a P35-DS3R/P really change my temps for my core? That is what I am worrying about. At OC'ed load my PC Probe says the MB is 42.
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