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Cpu Overheating, How Come?


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#1 novirusplease

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Posted 01 April 2006 - 09:18 AM

I use WinXP and recently changed my old mainboard with a K7SOM+ (Duron 1.2 GHz, I know it is outdated).
A CPU cooler fan is installed on the CPU (original) and works fine (>5000rpm).
When working under WinXP, the system systematically reboots at around 53C (max 1 h working). So I installed an additional system fan which blows air onto the CPU. Now it holds 3-4 h but systematically reboots at around 43-44C. I checked viruses but according to HijackThis moderator, my system is fine. I am actually not sure that the problem is related to the CPU overheating, what else could it be?

Does anyone have a clue about the problem?

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Posted 01 April 2006 - 09:40 AM

first make sure the temp is accurate. borrow an infared temp gun. or use an ear canal thermometer. now, 45 is not too bad for an old stock fan if you were to replace your cpu fan with a decent after market, it could reduce your temp. also check for dust buildup arounf the fan, durons are famous for having a high temp because of that.
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