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Windows 7: mobo temps

27 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
mobo temps

I've been using different software to see and figure out what temp goes to what senor and to what piece of hardware. And for the most part I seem to have it figured out. That is until I used AIDA64 Extreme, and in using it there is a temp related to mobo called MCP. I've never seen/heard this one before and it's temp is between 60*C to 65*C. I've done some googling and it seems to refers to NB and its heat sink but I've found nothing specific to my mobo.

Is this temp ok at it's current value or should I be worried.

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27 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have a look here MCP temperature | AIDA64
Its not something I have come across before but apparently in the green zone
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27 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Thanks pooch....but man, that seems awful high to me. At least my temp is 15 to 20 degrees less than that. Now the big question; in my specs you'll see my mobo make and model, where axacatly on my mobo is that chip? I've not been able to find it.
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27 Sep 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

All I found was its Multi Chip Package and may refer to the nVIDIA graphics chip.
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28 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am guessing it is from your onboard NVIDIA® GeForce 8300 Graphic. It is the one right in the middle of your board


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28 Sep 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Yup, I think that chip also contains the Northbridge, which would account for its high temps.
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28 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
...it's temp is between 60*C to 65*C. I've done some googling and it seems to refers to NB and its heat sink but I've found nothing specific to my mobo. Is this temp ok at it's current value or should I be worried.
It's normal.
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28 Sep 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Thanks guys...I found the same info. Glad to know I'm ok with temps on it.
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28 Sep 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just out of interest it may be possible to direct a little more cold air in the direction of that chip, I have even seen cooling fins that are designed to be stuck onto chips that will aid in the cooling, but that was a few years back and I do not know if you would still be able to buy them today, or how effective they would actually be .
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28 Sep 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Way ahead of you Pooch...but seems there are no coolers specifically for that chipset. Go figure...lol. I have found some nice 40mm x 40mm x 20mm fans and with some modders mesh make a mounting bracket for the fan. Just like some of the memory fans and brackets I've seen...I'll be getting one of those as well...Kingston has as nice one on newegg.com.
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