Motherboard and CPU overheating up to 100C degrees

For some reason I'm having a real bad overheating problems since a month or so. The only way to fix it is cap my CPU power at 70%, my motherboard temperature drops same time as CPU. I have used different programs to check my temps, Open Hardware Monitor, Speccy, HWmonitor and else stuff but all showing me the same problem, I have to admit it's started since I bought a new CPU(thermal paste set just fine), My old one was AMD Athlon X2 250 and current is AMD Phenom II x4 955 and as fast as I installed it I'm having troubles with overheat, could it be that my Motherboard(ASUS M3N78-VM(AM2)) is not up to date?
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  1. PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($159.89 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($54.88 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $214.77
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-04-08 09:15 EDT-0400
    Spend 200 dollars as its a good investment were you won't have to overclock. As well as the competents being outdated.
  2. That's some add mate.
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    What cooler are you using, might well have to much or to little thermal paste on there
  4. Now that I think of it, maybe there's too much of it there.
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