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post #31 of 44
first off dont use speedfan use core temp.

second off if it was 101c you wouldnt be posting on here. amd cpus die by 60c.
 
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post #32 of 44
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He has the trial version of HWMonitor Pro, which masks some temperatures with [Trial] until you actually buy it. Nothing's wrong with the core itself.
LOL . Why would you get the trial version of pro when the free version reports everything just fine? That being said I always use hw monitor and have never had a problem. Coretemp and realtemp work fine too. Speedfan is the only one I dont touch as that program is just useless imo.
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post #33 of 44
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that's what it is. Temps are liveable right now i guess so i'll stick to this for now. Maybe a better case will improve it further.
No temps are not liveable right now. The recommended max temp for the 940 is 62c. You've obviously crossed that.
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post #34 of 44
the only ovbious explanation is your heatsink itself is bad or your mounting procedure is horrible or your case has absolutely no air flow
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post #35 of 44
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After reinstalling it last night (stock fan) with Arctic silver 5.....i left it on over night...this morning, the temps were at 37C ...ran prime on it for 10-15 mins and temps did not cross 54C...i guess the other heatsink arctic 7 pro is bad
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After reinstalling it last night (stock fan) with Arctic silver 5.....i left it on over night...this morning, the temps were at 37C ...ran prime on it for 10-15 mins and temps did not cross 54C...i guess the other heatsink arctic 7 pro is bad
yea seems that way. New heatsink in the budget? if your on a tight budget coolermaster hyper 212+ is the way to go otherwise if you can afford a bigger budget cooler there are a ton of options
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post #37 of 44
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I was thinking about this one actually

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-010-_-Product

Suggestion...on a budget but not a very tight budget...
post #38 of 44
I actually wouldnt have gotten a h50 cept it was 45 from a friend. Its a good cooler but there are betters out there. However the good part about the h50/h70 is the case real estate on the mobo you get back. Do you have ram with tall heatspreaders?
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post #39 of 44
AS5 does have a considerable burn in time, but shouldn't be anything that extreme. I'd try removing the CMOS battery for a little bit then throwing it back in, that should reset all the bios settings in case a voltage got thrown off or something.
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I actually wouldnt have gotten a h50 cept it was 45 from a friend. Its a good cooler but there are betters out there. However the good part about the h50/h70 is the case real estate on the mobo you get back. Do you have ram with tall heatspreaders?
This is what i have

http://benchmarkreviews.com/images/r..._reaper_05.jpg
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