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February 9, 2013 12:40:28 AM

I had to change the motherboard ASROCK G41C-GS, when I play video games my computer off,
intel pentium dual core E5700 3.0ghz, 2 ram ddr2 2gb and asus nvidia G210 ddr2 512mb.

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February 9, 2013 1:00:13 AM

high temperature or psu underpowered.
February 9, 2013 3:36:45 AM

what should I do?
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February 9, 2013 4:06:45 AM

rgd1101 said:
high temperature or psu underpowered.

what should i do?
February 9, 2013 5:26:44 AM

It would be useful if you tell us what your complete system spec is, like your PSU, chassis too
February 9, 2013 8:50:46 PM

faster23rd said:
It would be useful if you tell us what your complete system spec is, like your PSU, chassis too

February 10, 2013 2:27:04 PM

ahmad_98 said:
what should i do?

You could start by measuring your temps and gving us the brand of your PSU. There are a lot of generics PSUs out there that are of low quality. And how long have you owned your computer?
February 11, 2013 1:19:11 AM

I took my dad's office computer as possible in 3 years but my computer upgrade's like adding a graphics card, change the ram and motherboard change. PSU maybe I was 3 years and my PSU brand is SZ-400WP4
February 11, 2013 3:12:20 AM

Most people forget that the PSU is a very important part of their setup. What you have my friend is a possibly generic PSU that has no guarantee of quality. Your bad PSU and the years it has degraded with use could be the reason why your computer suddenly goes off. I suggest getting a new and better PSU.
February 11, 2013 8:16:34 AM

Can you suggest me PSU should I buy?
February 11, 2013 10:28:07 PM

ahmad_98 said:
Can you suggest me PSU should I buy?

Get PSUs from well known brands such as Corsair or Antec. Seasonic offers the best models in the market. Thermaltake's new Toughpower XT models are also pretty good, and I use them myself. Cooler Master's PSUs however are of questionable quality.

Get models that are 80 Plus Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum certified
February 12, 2013 4:11:57 AM

how about AVF brand?
February 12, 2013 6:04:12 AM

I Googled the brand and it doesn't show up promising. The AVF brand might be cheaper and might have more wattage, but wattage isn't the sole measure of quality in PSUs. For PSUs, what you pay is what you get.

If you buy a cheap PSU, no matter what wattage it has, it would be a risk to your system. However, if you get a quality PSU from a trusted brand, then you could have a PSU that could power your rig for atleast 2-3 years.

If you want to upgrade in the future, buy PSU from the brands I listed above. :D 
February 12, 2013 6:12:03 AM

+1 for a corsair psu i have had no problems with them
February 12, 2013 6:56:30 AM

ok. how to find pc temperature ?
February 16, 2013 6:08:57 AM

how about cooler master brand?
February 16, 2013 8:22:55 AM

Oh, hey. I thought you killed this thread when you started another one. Anyway, Cooler Master's PSU aren't as good as their fans, coolers, or cases. Cooler Master PSUs typically lag behind leaders such as OCZ, XFX, Seasonic, Corsair, and Antec.

Bottom line: stay clear of them.
February 16, 2013 8:47:14 PM

I purchased a brand new PSU Antec VP450 but my computer still same when playing games it off.
What should i do? No other way?
February 16, 2013 9:49:17 PM

Are you sure you sure your plugged the cables to where they're supposed to be? Now that you've ruled out your PSU, you should start monitoring your temps.
February 17, 2013 12:38:17 AM

open up the bios, find the temps, post them
February 17, 2013 11:36:10 AM

CPU TEMP 61C(145F)
M\B TEMP 42C(107F)

CPU Quiet Fan
Target cpu temp 50C(122F)
February 17, 2013 12:18:16 PM

Is that idle or under load?
February 18, 2013 5:34:19 AM

What is the idle or under load?
February 18, 2013 6:23:01 AM

Idle is when your computer is basically on a standby mode, when it's on but you're not doing anything intensive on it. When your PC is under load, it means that your running some intensive programs such as games or 3D modeling.

If the temps you gave us are taken when your PC is idle, then you should worry, otherwise, if it's under load then it's okay.
February 18, 2013 1:00:34 PM

In the idle state. What should i do?
February 18, 2013 1:38:57 PM

That's a problem.

Okay, so what cooler do you have running on your CPU? Make sure those are spinning. Also, how's the airlflow? Do you clean your PC at least once a month? Do you brush the dust off tour fans and intakes or exhausts? You could start there.
February 19, 2013 5:39:50 AM

my pc does not have a cooler. my case is not a good can you help me things that I should buy?
what is the normal temp of processor. :hello: 
February 19, 2013 8:18:49 AM

Nothing? Not even the stock fan? Wow, no wonder your system heats up that bad.

Anyway, we've gone a long way from Graphics & Displays, but I'd still try to lend you a hand. Okay, look, you don't really need another case, what you really need is a CPU fan. Although you could improve airflow by dusting your rig. I had an old set up in a generic case and it was working fine because I regularly cleaned it.

Do you have an online PC store there in your country? Give me the link and I can choose a cheap yet functional CPU cooler for you.

Anyway, the normal idle temp for CPUs when idling would be aroun 30C
February 19, 2013 8:55:23 AM

Please, peddle your nonsense somewhere else.

I edited your quote so it ends here
February 19, 2013 10:44:21 AM

The site doesn't seem to work :/ 
February 20, 2013 7:42:21 AM

Wait, so let me get this straight, you have a stock CPU cooler? I thought you didn't have one? You could have worse problems if you have a cooler yet you have idle temps as high as 60*C.
February 20, 2013 9:29:47 AM

I'm sorry to you.yes , i have normal cpu cooler.
February 20, 2013 10:10:07 AM

Okay, wow. Ummm. Have you cleaned your case? And checked if the CPU fan runs up to speed? If your fan works normally and yet you get very high idle temps, possibly. something more serious is going on.
February 20, 2013 12:58:44 PM

bro, I think u should be going of with ur whole computer upgrade as gt210 is not meant for gaming.
February 21, 2013 9:38:01 AM

my pc is clean, how about the motherboard because my pc overheating when change the motherboard.
February 21, 2013 10:00:30 AM

AH! I forgot about that! When you installed your new mobo, you took off the CPU, right? Did you take the CPU's fan off the CPU as well?

Because if you did, and just slapped your CPU fan back on your CPU without replacing its thermal compound, it could be the reason why your CPU is overheating.
February 21, 2013 10:12:22 AM

yes but still same..the one of stand my cpu cooler is broken.

Best solution

February 21, 2013 10:17:23 AM

You didn't replace the thermal compound when you put the cooler back on? That's the one of the biggest mistakes you can do when you build/upgrade a rig.

It doesn't matter if one stand is broken as long as your cooler is securely in place.
February 21, 2013 11:23:14 AM

you're right, so I need to buy thermal compound.what type of thermal compound should i buy
February 21, 2013 12:08:53 PM

Yes, you should. There are a lot of thermal compounds out there, and it would be unfair if I just recommend one, so I'm linking a thread about thermal compounds/pastes:

Read that and then decide.

Of course you would also need to know how to apply the thermal compound. If you put too much, the compound will spill over to other parts of your system and cause more over heating and shorting.

Here's a a video guide for you:

There are lot of techniques that you can do to apply the thermal compound, but I'd personally go with the pea method.

Anyway, just a few important reminders in reapplying the thermal compound:
1. Make sure you gound yourself before you touch your CPU
2. Clean your cooler heatsink and CPU with alcohol (the purer it is, the better) and a lint-free cloth
3. Don't overdo the application of the thermal compound
4. Check temps after you've made the switch; if it's still hot or even hotter, reapply again, otherwise you'll be fine
February 22, 2013 11:41:36 PM

I use the Cooler Master brand thermal compound and I was able to play the games. my computer temp in idle state is in the around 40c and while playing game the temp around 60c to 70c
February 23, 2013 10:48:12 PM

Best answer selected by ahmad_98.
February 23, 2013 11:04:59 PM

Hey, that's good. But temps a bit too high for me. Keep working on it whenever you have time!