hi i recently bought a motherboard from ebay (jetway alioth ge rev 1) and it seems
all of the large capacitors next to the cpu are bulging a bit
i dont know if this is a problem but the rest dont seem to be the same
also could this be why the cpu overheats alot
i know the cpu has no problems with it because it worked with my old d845gerg2
here are the rest of my new specs incase you need them
intel pentium 4 2.4ghz non htt
jetway alioth ge rev 1
1024mb corsair 266mhz non ecc non reg ddr ram
450 watt power supply
seagate barracuda 160gb hard disk
pci wireless card netgear wg311t
I can't say if it will fix it or not but worth a shot at that price and if you feel comfortable doing it.
I can't say with a 100% certainty if that is your cause for your CPU overheating. I'm sure it is playing somewhat of a factor. I would recommend removing your heat sink, cleaning off the thermal compound and reapplying compound & the heat sink. If you don't see an improvement than it points to the capacitors.