Question about EliteGroup GeForce 6100SM-M Motherboard
My PC ran great for 2 years now, then started shutting down after several minutes of use. I noticed that the CPU temp is high in the boot messages (37-42 deg Celcius) and was wondering if this was the source of my problem. Both cooling fans are running and room temp is at 23 deg C. Will overheating cause a shut down? Is there a way to diagnose and fix this? I don't think its actually overheating because the heat sink is cool to the touch. Is there a way to reprogram the CPU's thermo sensor? As a curiosity, is there a virus that can change the thermo readings in the CPU and might that be the cause?
Yes.... over heating can and will cause a system shutdown..
Download and install speedfan ( http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php ) It will most likely tell you how hot things are really getting......
Depending on what cpu you have, you may have a thermal paste problem, you may need to remove the heatsink and re-apply heatsink thermal paste to the bottom of the heatsink and reseat ontop of the cpu. This will void any warranty if you PC still has any left.
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