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Am i running too hot?

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  • Intel
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May 29, 2008 6:37:43 PM

hey ive got the followin specs

Intel core 2 duo E6550
Intel DG31PR (mobo)
1.5gb ram
450 watts psu
1X80gb & 1X40gb HARD DISKS

No grafic card

im gettin the following temps:-

Processor Fan : 1205 rpm
Processor Temperature : 54.5 °C
Processor Temperature (Core 1) : 55 °C
Processor Temperature (Core 2) : 55 °C
Mainboard Temperature : 73 °C
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Hard Disk Monitoring : S.M.A.R.T
Hard Disk Temperature ST340810A : 46 °C
Hard Disk Temperature WDC WD800BD-00MRA1 : 35 °C


Am i running too hot?? i jus got this build 5 months ago its not branded i bought the parts n gave it to a computer shop to assemble (they legit cause ive had dealings with them b4 too) i jus only got introduced to PC WIZARD 08 n those are the temps its showin me all the things on my pc are stock no over clocking or nuthing .... if i am running hot, which would b the best option?? im planin to buy a grafic card i already have around $416 ... will i have any heating issues if i get my self an 8800 series or better?? (will change my psu as n when needed)

thanks

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May 29, 2008 6:57:42 PM

are you using stock cooler? where are you getting those temps from?
May 29, 2008 6:58:37 PM

yea im usin a stock cooler which came with the processor i used pc wizard to get the temp (cant upload screen shot as i dont know how too)
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June 2, 2008 6:19:13 PM

are you oc'ing?
June 3, 2008 4:41:50 AM

no im not oc'ing everything is stock the speed the fans everything.
June 3, 2008 7:22:05 AM

Are those temps at Idle? If they are you running hot.

Also your Mainboard temp...i'm surprised it hasn't cooked yet.
June 3, 2008 9:15:33 AM

well i dont smell anything burning n the casing is cold to the touch ive removed half of the casing but that dint help much, as for idle i only got bitcommet runnin other wize its moslty surfing the net n all, virus scan runs in the background but tats about it the temp fluctuates between 50 - 60the mobo stays at 70 most of the time hard disk temp remains constant.
June 5, 2008 4:08:01 PM

problem solved ...jus needed a bit of spring cleaning... thank u for all the stupid questions u asked even though the answers were already provided in my first post
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