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October 3, 2012 8:52:55 AM

my i3 is operating at 105C under load and its still alive been like this for over 4 years now should i replace it?

i'm worried also cuz i just got a new PSU 600watt cougar st600 i'm installing tomorrow i don't have a lot of know how on PSU's but a friend told me it won't affect anything on my system unless I screw up the wires or the PSU is factory garbage.

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October 3, 2012 10:44:51 AM

you cant even screw up the wires. they only go in one way.

you need something like this to make sure your cpu runs cooler. 105 is the thermal threshold. you could actually cause your rig to shut down any moment
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005O65JXI/?tag=pcpapi-20
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October 4, 2012 8:02:21 AM

Best answer selected by nitsujonix.
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October 4, 2012 8:02:55 AM

thanks i'll get one as soon as my paycheck comes
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