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Temp 3 on speed fan at 100-120C

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May 7, 2010 6:38:15 AM

If I posted this in the wrong place I apologize. What the heck is temp 3 and why is it at 100-120C and why have I seen so many with the same question and none of us can find the answer very easy on here?

Black edition Phenom II Quadcore w/Corsair H50 liquid cooler
MB:MSI K9N2 Diamond
GPU:Nvidia geforce fermi 480 sc
Ram:Crucial x2 2gb sticks 1066MHZ (4 gigs)
Case:Coolermaster HAF 932 fullsize (I LOVE IT)
Powersupply:Kingwin 800watt modular
OS:Windows 7 64bit home basic

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May 7, 2010 8:33:10 AM

Well it could be a glitch. I'd download Real Temp to make sure they're not CPU temperatures, which I'm pretty sure they aren't, then I'd download GPU-Z to see if they are GPU temperatures (could be possible, those GTX 480s run hot), doubt it's the RAM, although it could be the NB, although I kinda doubt that. Download HW Monitor and compare temps using that as well.
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May 7, 2010 9:12:01 AM

It was running hot way before the 480 and what do you mean by and its not GPU because that is listed as a separate lower temp. The NB is a possibility, i think i'll try and disable it if i can in the bios if thats thesable and possible.
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