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Strange heating problems?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by aff1nity, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. aff1nity New Member

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    Hey all,

    After building my computer using the stock heatsink that came with the AMD64 3700+, I used MBM to find that it tended to idle around 30 degrees celcius, which I felt pretty safe at. At top load (prime95) testing it would go up to 38/40, and usually in games it would only reach 35.

    But after moving into my dorm (where temperatures are around 3 degrees celcius higher than in my house) my new idle temperature was my old highest load temperature. Now my CPU idles around 38 degrees and at load goes up to 46-48.

    Any ideas what could be the problem? I thought that something could have been damaged/moved due to vibrations on the road (especially the cpu/heatsink interface) so I reseated the CPU with AS 5.
  2. trog100 New Member

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    being as your new temps are lower then most i dont see a problem.. a puzzle perhaps but u certainly dont have temp "problem".. in fact if ist still got the stocker cooler on it its definitely not problem.. mine runs those temps with the zalman 9500 on it.. ??

    what are your dorm temps out of curiosity.. ??

    trog
  3. aff1nity New Member

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    Dorm temps here tend to hover around 71F, but it's still strange =/ I don't think that the temp difference (going from 66 to 71F) alone could account for such a huge change in load/idle temps. I mean, there's a ten degree difference between load temps!

    Strange =/
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    i dont think so.room temp can affect a lot your pc`s temp.even 1-2 degrees can make a difference.i wouldnt worry now if i where you.you are ok.wait till the summer before you make some changes.

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