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post #31 of 45
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I'm pretty sure the tcase BIOS temp readings of 68C are right on the mark. It's 68, not 58, surely?

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If I'm wrong and that temp should actually be 58 and not 69 I'm going to ****ing kick myself.
    
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I'd trust the BIOS over anything else - unless you need to flash it for full 45nm CPU support?
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Already done that.

I'm pretty sure Everest runs off the BIOS when it's taking my CPU temp.
    
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post #34 of 45
Well crap.

Look into a Swiftech H20-220 Watercooling system. It will keep you at 42C or LESS Fully loaded/24hours.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108105
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84C holy cack! send that thing back now! there's gotta be something wroung with your chip. thats way way waay too high.
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Well crap.

Look into a Swiftech H20-220 Watercooling system. It will keep you at 42C or LESS Fully loaded/24hours.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108105
Argh, aren't watercooling systems expensive?
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84C holy cack! send that thing back now! there's gotta be something wroung with your chip. thats way way waay too high.
Baring in mind that should be 74C!! not 84C! All core temps should be read 10C lower. I just hope that's the case with the CPU temp!
    
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post #37 of 45
You can probably find that full swiftech setup with a dual 120mm radiator for $140-$150.
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Baring in mind that should be 74C!! not 84C! All core temps should be read 10C lower. I just hope that's the case with the CPU temp!
true, but still. no cooler is going to fix that
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So, I should lose the CPU and have it RMA'd?
    
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post #40 of 45
if it isn't going to cost you much then yes is my opinion, its alot cheaper than a watercooling system. the only other thing i can think of is that ur mobo is supplying waay to much voltage, much more than it is saying. could you borrow a friends chip? or stick urs in their mobo?
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