Heat sync trouble? Tags: Motherboards Heat Computer Product Last response: March 5, 2009 2:30 AM in Motherboards Share marythoreson March 5, 2009 12:46:18 AM I have a problem with my computer. It keeps rebooting itself. I have a 865 PE motherboard. My son believes the heat sync is to blame. I'm not sure where to look next. More about : heat sync trouble Proximon a b V Motherboard March 5, 2009 2:30:14 AM It's a heatsink A sink is a place that makes things dissapear or move away, like a sink hole. 865 PE is the chipset, and not the actual brand of board. You could remove the old heatsink, clean up the CPU, and install a new aftermarket cooler if you like. Be warned that the motherboard is getting old and may not work much longer. A computer that is rebooting could have a bad power supply, or simply be dying as well. Or it could be dying RAM. Here's a few ideas: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Arctic Silver ACN-60ML (2-PC-SET) Thermal material Remover & Surface Purifier - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro Comes with Thermal Interface Material (TIM) pre-applied, so is easy to use for the novice. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill this Heat Sync Fit? Forum SolvedI need to upgrade my heat sync/fan. But.. Forum SolvedHaving trouble getting this heat sink to sit Forum Wanting to install a new heat sync for my cpu Forum SolvedOptimal heat distribution trouble Forum Advice on over clocking, heat sync and CPU/Mobo/ H100i Forum is my cpu bad or my heat sync? Forum CPU Heat Sync Issue Forum Heat sync for asus sabertooth x79 Forum Are all cpu heat sync fans compatable Forum Heat sync error on tower pc Forum Heat Sync Question Forum Would I have heat trouble with this mini ITX case? Forum Sync trouble with Nokia 7610 Forum PC Sync trouble Forum Trouble with vertical sync and more Forum Heat trouble Forum Intel i7 4790k - Heat Troubles Forum Heat trouble Forum X850XT Heat and Overclocking and Fan Trouble Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !