posted on Jul, 12 2012 @ 04:55 AM
Originally posted by Awen24
All of those temps are fine, except for the motherboard temp.
Exactly, that indicates a bad air ventilation. The cpu should be way hotter than the mobo, in every situation. The mobo is just doing it's thing, the
cpu is where it gets hot.
I'd look at different software for temp readings, check your BIOS too, for hardware monioring, see if it gets that hot, and then reboot and go into
bios to see if thats still valid.
bad ventilation can cause a lot of overheating - and having an open case doesn't always resolve it. Air flow in from a cool area and out the back
My mobo is always at least 15c < the cpu temps... for a quad core, at idle it's about 29-35c. even when cold, but I have crap ventilation. lol. I have
a new ice cool heatsink/fan on it, which is as silent as hell which is what I like, and the temps are about the same as the stock fan/hs that came
with it, but my q6600 is known to run hotter.
How many hdd's you got adding to the heat? they also need to have decent air flow to keep excess heat out.
the video card at 50c seems about right too, if it's a decent grunt card.
make sure everything is flowing ok.. if you have heaps of cables in the way, limited case area, etc, you need a good flow of external air.
edit on 12-7-2012 by mainidh because: faulty fingers make an angry mainidh