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So I have the Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2. As I was running Prime95 and taking a look at HWMonitor, I noticed some very high temps on TPMIN2. Got up to ~85 C with 3 cores, and 106 C unlocked to quad. I've gone back to the tri-core as it borked the temp sensors on the CPU.

Do I need to worry about this temperature, or is it OK?
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post #2 of 12
That's high no matter what it is, CPU or NB. Definitely not a good thing.
    
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I've been doing some further research; apparently this may be due to faulty sensors. Happens to a lot of people.

Oh well, I'll worry about it in the morning, I really need to sleep.
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NB temp probably?
edit: I've read that the NB temp can safely go as high as 105*C. If you plan on unlocking cores you might want to look into a NB cooler or at least find a way to blow some air onto it.
Edited by robchaos - 1/21/11 at 11:48pm
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NB temp probably?
edit: I've read that the NB temp can safely go as high as 105*C. If you plan on unlocking cores you might want to look into a NB cooler or at least find a way to blow some air onto it.
Most are rated for about 80c (that I know of).
    
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Yea, i thought 105 sounded high too. I had seen a post on a gigabyte message board where one of their mods stated 105 was max, so who knows how accurate that is.
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post #7 of 12
Do you have the latest version of HWMonitor? This went away when I updated.
post #8 of 12
Touch the outside of your case (to ground yourself) and gently touch your nb/sb heatsinks and see if they feel incredibly hot. If not, I'd say you are most likely in the clear. A friend of mine had one of his random temps really high but everything on his system is cooled very well so I isolated it down to a bad sensor.
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post #9 of 12
Faulty sensor, me thinks. Think it adds ~30C or something to what it really is. Mine is at 79-81C. Gigabyte said it's normal. But I really don't like the high numbers.
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post #10 of 12
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No, I don't plan on unlocking cores. At first I did, but the CPU temperature sensors then failed to function with the 4th core enabled.

I felt around in my case a bit, and the only thing that felt like it could actually be that hot were some black boxes labeled "R60" next to the processor socket.

So from top to bottom, it was like this:

R60 box
two capacitors
R60 box
two capacitors
R60 box
two capacitors
R60 box
two capacitors

That actually did feel like it could be the ~65 C at idle.
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