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Overheating When i power up the pc temperature of the GPU is 77c and RAM 60c after a few minutes it reached GPU 89c and RAM 72c when idle and while playing games. Sometimes white small dots appear on the screen.

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  • giorgos77 Nov 05, 2007

    Sometimes games freeze, pc restarts, shortcuts don't appear on the screen. Could there be a problem with PSU overload? I have a 500w psu. How can i measure the power load of my PSU?



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Add a exhaust fan to your case see if this helps

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