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My acer ast135-u-s3302 was shutting down due to what seem to be overheating issues. This would occur when the cpu temperature reading was indicating 96-97 degrees celcius, sometimes immediately after turning the system on in the mornings. Both fans seem to be running okay. While removing the heat sink the cpu remained stuck to the heat sink and some pins got bent. Tried to straighten them and reinstalled but now the system does not boot up and I cannot find the amd sempron 3300+ 2 GHz 754 socket processor. Any idea where I can get it or a suitable substitute? Also what could have caused the high temperature readings?

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This is WAY TOO HOT. It looks like you need a new CPU, since you can't really straighten those tiny pins. AMD chips run hot, but no where near 95C. They should not run higher than about 55C.

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