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Asus P867 Pro temperature 123c!!!?

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#1
Hi Guys

Just upgraded & installed my new mobo chip & ram earlier.
After installing windows, updates & programs I left it on to do a defrag for a couple of hours.

When I came back Asus Fan Expert had sent a popup warning saying the motherboard temperature is 123c (253.4f) which cant be right surely?!!!

I popped off the side to have a look and the VRM heatsinks up top are room temp but the heatsink towards the bottom, where a traditional "southbridge" would be, is pretty hot to the touch (though i can leave my finger on it without burning).

Is this a common thing with these boards/Asus Fan Expert and nothing to worry about?
Or do i need to reseat this heatsink on this "southbridge" area of the board?
 
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#2
hmmm... on reboot, its now 33c... so im guessing glitchy software... false alarm, but ill keep an eye on it ;)
 
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#3
Yeah it's the software that's buggy, i sometimes i get crazy voltage warnings and unreal temperature warnings.
 
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#4
yeah i just got a fright as after installing the hardware and operating system i went for a nap... woke up and checked on the pc to find a warning for the momo hitting a massive temp lol.

since then I havent had any issues so im not that worried now :)
 

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#5
if it was a 120c it would be on fire
 
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#6
not neccessarily, ive had my old radeon 4870 go up that high (VRM's) brefore it finally broke, no flames though unfortunately ;)
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#7
just a glitch it happens sometimes, i wouldnt trust that readout anymore
 

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#8
Hi Guys

Just upgraded & installed my new mobo chip & ram earlier.
After installing windows, updates & programs I left it on to do a defrag for a couple of hours.

When I came back Asus Fan Expert had sent a popup warning saying the motherboard temperature is 123c (253.4f) which cant be right surely?!!!

I popped off the side to have a look and the VRM heatsinks up top are room temp but the heatsink towards the bottom, where a traditional "southbridge" would be, is pretty hot to the touch (though i can leave my finger on it without burning).

Is this a common thing with these boards/Asus Fan Expert and nothing to worry about?
Or do i need to reseat this heatsink on this "southbridge" area of the board?
my sabertooth did the same but after i flashed it with the new bios never had an issue
 
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#9
yeah it hasnt done it again (havent updated bios though, seems fine as it is for the moment)