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Motherboard chip getting over heat

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Last response: in Motherboards
June 15, 2010 11:14:05 AM

Hi im using a gigabyte GA 945GCM mother board.When im using suddenly the computer got struck .. Then i switched off it and check . the ram and the mother board chips heat sink was very hot ... what should i do ?

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a c 78 V Motherboard
June 15, 2010 12:58:39 PM

Dust it off, maybe re-seat it with some Arctic Silver 5, clean the case vents and intakes, especially where the fan(s) are located.
-- Make sure your internal cable management allows unobstructed airflow.
-- Maybe add a fan to blow air across it.