AMD Phenom X2 550 and Mobo running extremely hot

Hey guys

I got my AMD phenom x2 550 black edition unlocked to four cores and overclocked to 3.4. I have a GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H motherboard and on idle both are running really hot.

The CPU is running at 52 C and the mobo is at 62 C on idle. If I have running heavy programs it can get up to 60+ and close to 80 C for the motherboard.

I am using a stock cooler and two 120mm antec case fans. Any suggestions on how I can decrease the temp, especially for the board, which is always running hot. What would be the best CPU cooler.

Thanks

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  1. Get CoreTemps and double check?

    How much are you willing to spend BTW?
  2. CoreTemps doesn't give me a reading but I have used other monitors and they have given the same reading. I would say I would spend probably 50-60 bucks.
  3. thepiecemaka said:
    Hey guys

    I got my AMD phenom x2 550 black edition unlocked to four cores and overclocked to 3.4. I have a GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H motherboard and on idle both are running really hot.

    The CPU is running at 52 C and the mobo is at 62 C on idle. If I have running heavy programs it can get up to 60+ and close to 80 C for the motherboard.

    I am using a stock cooler and two 120mm antec case fans. Any suggestions on how I can decrease the temp, especially for the board, which is always running hot. What would be the best CPU cooler.

    Thanks

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    in that screener, it showing your core is at 0C...thats just wrong....it is the same thing as no temp result in coretemp....did u try HWiNFO32? take a screener of the monitor window and post it here :)
  4. sarwar_r87 said:
    in that screener, it showing your core is at 0C...thats just wrong....it is the same thing as no temp result in coretemp....did u try HWiNFO32? take a screener of the monitor window and post it here :)


    Here is a screener with HWINFO32, I have no idea what Temperature 3 is.

    http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/4035/heatn.jpg

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