For some reason recently my CPU (AMD phenom II x4 955 BE) has been hitting degrees of up to 80C and higher when under load, and it causes stutter. speedfan shows temps of 80C for core and around 70C for temp 1 which is part of the CPU. only problem is that the fan will never kick on. it goes and stays at 850 RPM's. bios settings won't let me change anything but the smart fan which i enabled, din't fix, then disableb, din't fix. i'm thinking AMD cool and quiet MIGHT be disabled since it is set on auto. or maybe even disabling it will fix it. idk really, here are my specs.
cooler master elite 310 460w PSU
collermaster elite 310 case
PHenom II x4 955 BE
crucial 4gb 1333mhz ram
ya i made sure it was plugged into CPU_fan, it's next to the ram slots. as fo C n' Q i disabled it but it didn't do nothing. this started happening a little while ago when all my games started to stutter. at first i thought it was GPU, then i used speedfan to check temps on everything and noticed when under load it got really hot. i just changed the thermal paste, but to no avail. btw, what is chassis inscrator or something like that? thanks