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Ok. I have this psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817154019
And the chipset temps are pretty high. 50c+
Testing the equiptment would pretty hard because I don't have any spare parts to test it with
DarkenSoul, is the chipset cooler stock? If so then those temperatures are normal. I have a Thermalright HR-05-SLI on my chipset and it idles between 38-42C. Load temps are below 50C with a 78F ambient. If I'm doing the math correct, your PSU has 25.83volts on the 12volt rail. For now your ok but I'd probably upgrade the PSU if you decide to purchase a higher end video card.

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post #32 of 49
I average about 45c-48c(load) on my NB. I have a all copper heatsink on it though with some AS5. I'll see if I can find out the make/brand on it. Good case airflow is key!
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post #33 of 49
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I average about 45c-48c(load) on my NB. I have a all copper heatsink on it though with some AS5. I'll see if I can find out the make/brand on it. Good case airflow is key!
Guardian, did you ever have troubles getting the factory thermal pad off the chipset? Some was left over after I took the stock one off. I would like to pick at it but I'm too afraid to chip the DIE
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post #34 of 49
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Guardian, did you ever have troubles getting the factory thermal pad off the chipset? Some was left over after I took the stock one off. I would like to pick at it but I'm too afraid to chip the DIE
grab a Q-tip with some alcohol and dab at it for a while. It will soften up and allow you to remove it.
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post #35 of 49
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grab a Q-tip with some alcohol and dab at it for a while. It will soften up and allow you to remove it.
Guardian, good idea
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post #36 of 49
Fortunately my Expert already had the chipset thermal tape removed, but my Ultra-D did not. I grabbed a cup of coffee pop in a movie and slowly worked at it, but of course it didn't nearly that long.
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post #37 of 49
I'd blame the PSU, same happened to me around Nov. last year. i had idiotically switched a red and black wire (don't ask for details... ok PM if you must) so I'd get the 4lights fans and thats it. i unplugged everything for a week, then booted up and blew up my HDD, then i found out that the wires were switched...
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post #38 of 49
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So the problem could be comming from any one of these right now.
1) Bad psu
2)NB Temps
3)Bad ram
4)Bad proc
5)Bad Bios

The ram could be tested, everyting else, would be a little bit of trial and error.
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post #39 of 49
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So the problem could be comming from any one of these right now.
1) Bad psu
2)NB Temps
3)Bad ram
4)Bad proc
5)Bad Bios

The ram could be tested, everyting else, would be a little bit of trial and error.
Darken, I think you may be able to mark "NB temps" off that list. To be honest 50C is normal for the stock cooler on that chipset. I wouldn't worry. I'm really leaning towards the bad BIOS. I don't see how a bad psu or memory would cause your particular problem. I could be wrong though.

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post #40 of 49
I'm going to put my money on the PSU. One of the main causes of instability.

And if you haven't manually adjusted the ram timings and speeds to the stock values, I would do so. As well as multis, voltages, frequencies, ect..

Good luck.
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