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Windows 7: CPU temp way high

03 Apr 2011   #41
illway1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I got it fixed fixed but I need a new heatsink... My temperatures are running at a high 66C on idle! any suggestions for a new heatsink and paste?


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03 Apr 2011   #42
illway1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

AWWW YEAH TEMPERATURES AT 38-45!
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03 Apr 2011   #43
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by illway1 View Post
AWWW YEAH TEMPERATURES AT 38-45!
These are the temperature fluctuations you are seeing now?! If they are ... Finally good news! :)
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03 Apr 2011   #44
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by illway1 View Post
I was grounded as for reapply the thermal Paste I did not. I'm going to have my friend check on it just to make sure it wasnt me bring stupid then if the CPU Is fine I'll go buy a new fan and heatsink
Be careful about the fan that you choose. Remember the motherboard has sensors...When I tried to put in a different fan... this one had 4 wires instead of 3. But it used the same colors the computer told me that there was no fan that was connected and the computer would not proceed to turn on if the computer did not sense a fan... for safety reasons...

I would stick with the same millimeter type of fan but maybe a little better heat sink.
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03 Apr 2011   #45
illway1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks for the tip...

I found when I am gaming my temperatures shoot up to 70 degrees, I'm totally going to get a new fan ASAP
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03 Apr 2011   #46
WartHog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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03 Apr 2011   #47
illway1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

yeah... I was looking at either newegg or microcenter to buy a part...
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08 Apr 2011   #48
YTBOY83

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

Sorry, i have not read all of the thread. What is your Ambient temp? What cooler are you using? How many fans, how big and how fast?
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08 Apr 2011   #49
illway1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Kinda late now lol. My idle temps now are 38-45 ish. at a full load of gaming it shoots to about 73... I'm going to work on my cable management then If it is still too high I will buy a new fan.
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09 Apr 2011   #50
Joshatdot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I can't get Cool & Quiet to work propperly, CPU seems to be on HIGH all the time .. my CPU is constantly around 60șC idle/at desktop .. and can shoot up to 75șC+ when in WoW.

AMD Phenom 8650
2300MHz High .. but should be 1150MHz on low



edit: I just remembered, that something months ago .. I did something in windows to turn off it's own CPU changer thingy .. for what or how I do not remember.

edit2: FIGURED IT OUT!
Control Panel - Hardware and Sound - Power Options .. changed from "High Performance" to "Balanced" .. and now its getting cool n quiet!
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