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Yeah, try to provide more of a description. Also, were you touching it while the computer was on....? GPUs can run really hot, 70-80C.

Whell it is intigrated something, the comp was off... the.... uhh. i took the heatskin off and i cant figure out what it is.... i have an asus mobo and the heatskin is the second biggest on the board and the chip is in the center next to the p4 cpu, so its either audio or graphics... stil, what should i do? to hot or not?
 

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How long had it been off for when it burned you?

30 or so seconds
but then 5 minutes later it was still all hot and burnish...I tuched it 3 times and got burn't all three.
 

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but you still shouldnt have anything running so hot it burns you... i would suggest finding a larger heatsing and fan possibly for it...

This one isnt mine, but it is almost identical accept for the PCIe color and the heatskin colors. but on this board the thing i tuched would be the biggest heatskin you can see there.
http://usa.asus.com/products4.aspx?l...38&modelmenu=1
 

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i think thats your chipset... but i may be mistaken and it could be the onboard graphix.... but either way i think you should try and cool it a little better... try and find a larger heasink....

So this is pretty much what i call an ohsnap.....
 

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well i wouldnt get all crazy over it... if its functioning like it should and is stable, i geuss its ok... but why let things be hot when they dont need to be... i would just suggest getting better cooling, never hurts too....

should i turn it off tonight? i usualy leave it on 24/7
 

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thats up to you... like i said if its running with no problems and you have been running it 24/7 for a long time... then dont worry to much about it, just sometime in the future it might be nice to cool it a little better

K tHx -dcstegg
 
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