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I have a ne mobile athlon64 and a athlonX2 heatsink on a ECS 755-A2 and it keeps overheating but the heatsink is cold. Can NE 1 help??
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How do you know its overheating?
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it will run good when im not doing ne thing but when i run sumtin that needs alot of CPU it freezes and shuts down. not sure if it over heats or is unstable...temp reads 110F
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Are you sure you have the heatsink mounted properly and fully contacting the chip? The mobiles don't have a integrated heatspreader so you have to make sure that you bridge that gap between the CPU and the heatsink. You may have to modify the mounting clips to ensure a good fit. Also, did you properly apply thermal compound? That will greatly affect heat tranfer from the chip to the heatsink. Go get yourself some Arctic Silver 5 and check if you have a good contact between the CPU and heatsink. Let us know if that solves your problem.
    
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the clips have been moded as with the heatsink. i am (+) that the heatsink is in contact wtiht the cpu and that the temps are remaining at a good level so i think that there is a problem with it bein unstable. I was told to change the HTT myltiplier but my bios will not alow me 2 adjust it.
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post #6 of 9
He's got his HTT Multiplier at 4, and his FSB at 232 with a 800MHz HTT. He can't find where the HTT multiplier is, so he can't raise his FSB much at all without getting unstable.
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what i dont get is that if the mobo is set to be overclocked and the HTT is set for 800mhz then shouldnt the HTT multiplier be auto for the amount of FSB that u set??? just an idea. i think im goin 2 buy a new mobo. no more than $100. NE ideas. heard Epox can overclock well???
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i have that mobo, (755 a2) it doesnt have pci\\agp lock. even on the sata channels so getting it stable is impossible. i had it for a month or 2 before i threw it out
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good call im gettin the board listed below.. tell me what u guess think...i wanted 1 with onboard video 4 now but i hear its the best onboard.
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