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My AMD X 2 4000+ Windsor is overheatting

I just bought it and it gets around 90 degrees Celsius without doing anything.
I use the BOX cooler from AMD and the mainboad is Gigabyte MF3 with NFORCE3 chipset.

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Re: My AMD X 2 4000+ Windsor is overheatting

Hi, you shouldnt even switch on the PC if its running at that temperature, machine will be restarting and shutting down on you.
If you just bought it, you should take it back to the shop.
Otherwise you need to remove the old heatsink and fan and apply new thermal paste to the cpu and resit the heatsink, if its still running very hot over 50c you will probably find the cpu has been damaged.

Have a nice christmas


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