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Restart during torture test? unstable? or overheat?

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October 27, 2006 11:11:52 PM

Half an hour into a 100 percent cpu torture test, highest temp in coretemp being 83 C, the computer restarts. Is this just instability due to bios settings or is this a serious overheating issue. also, is there a program that monitors the temperature of the chipset(northbridge?)

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October 27, 2006 11:50:26 PM

That temp is overboard even for overclock. Check your vcore in the BIOS and make sure your heatsink is firmly attached (with thermal paste).
October 27, 2006 11:56:53 PM

Conroe 6600 Overclocked to 392 fsb (trying to reach 400) stepping b2
intel d975xbx motherboard revision 2
zalman cnps9700led
twin2xp6400c4 corsair 2 gigs of ram
raptor x
silverstone 750 watt modular psu
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October 28, 2006 12:56:18 AM

83c is on the high side for a cpu, My Fx55 core threshold is 79C. So I think it's your temp. and as prozak26 said the temp. is to high to be able to run stable.

So you'll have to get the temp down. a zalman CNPS9700 LED would help.
October 28, 2006 1:40:28 AM

i have a 9700. guess im too hot even fir that
October 29, 2006 2:34:40 PM

those temps are really high, are u using stock cooling?, if your are then you should buy a better heat sink i recomond this


http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/product/Cooler/Retail/cl-...

i own one and it kept a p4 at 4ghz cool to the touch during load, i would aslo get some artic sliver thermal paste to keep it even cooler
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