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post #1 of 6
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I've had my board for about 2 weeks now and I've been having some issues with it. I have no Idea what is causing this.
Mostly it's the temperature issues, Sometimes my temperature is shown as 70c? I know i'm not doing 70 and if I restart, the problem is fixed....SO I dont know why the sensor always goes haywire like that.

Example...This morning I turned on my computer to check my email and left the computer on, I return from work about 8 hours later and my temps were around 52 with 0% cpu usage..and weird thing is that 3/4 Debug lights were RED....***? I restart and all is well with Idle temps being at 28 as they should be?

The bios version is 6.00PG dated 6/23/05

Is my bios corrupt? what in the world is going on?
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post #2 of 6
Ok, so you're checking this from the BIOS itself...try seeing if you can update it or anything. Maybe a bad sensor or something.
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post #3 of 6
Cool N Quiet is enabled???
I hope not!

If necessary, reflash the BIOS!
    
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post #4 of 6
Maybe you need to re-seat the HSF, the temps might be being posted accurately. Grab some AS5 and read ATVKids Thermal Paste guide. Or maybe check for spyware thats running in the background :/

These probably aren't it but it's worth a shot.
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The heatsink is seated properly. The bios always shows the right temps, but its when I'm in windows that I get these weird things going on. Smart Guardian, speed fan will show like 70 Degrees, and when i run OCCT, it always stays at 70 no matter what...so it's definatly a bios/software issue.
It has not done it lately, only did it like twice....

But can someone explain why the Debug lights were on when I got home this evening...? They were not on when i turned the computer on in the morning...

If 3 are on, why is the computer in windows working flawlessly?

I sense a bug in the bios..... I got the versions from the bios so its accurate....
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post #6 of 6
reflash to 704-2bta, it's said to be the best overall bios for most users.
You could always re-format. I would personally reformat cause by this point I would be pissed.
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