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AMD Atholon 1.2 - Overheating - Beeping

By sifguy1980
Apr 27, 2004
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  1. Anytime I play Diablo 2 or any FPS after about 5 minutes my computer starts to beeeep loudly and my frames per second drop from 90 to like 5 and the games run slowly, but when I am idle on XP everything is ok with no problems. What can I do to improve my cpu cooling? Better yet is the loud beeping the actual CPU overheating? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    Difficult to say, as you didn't say which mainboard and which graphics card you have.
  3. sifguy1980

    sifguy1980 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    asus motherboard and a geforce2mx 32mb video card
  4. sifguy1980

    sifguy1980 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

  5. sifguy1980

    sifguy1980 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    New fan? coolant cream?
  6. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    The beeping does sound like CPU overheating - have you checked that the CPU fan works and heatsink is in place and isn't covered with dust ?
  7. sifguy1980

    sifguy1980 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Well there is a fan and there was A LOT of dust, think if I buy a new and better heatsink not one from 2 years ago and get some thermo cream everything should be ok?
  8. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,871

    I think if you clean all that dust out, it will be much better.
  9. sifguy1980

    sifguy1980 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Ok i will test and let you all know
  10. Moimit

    Moimit TS Rookie Posts: 136

    hey also look at your cpu voltage.
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