Overheating CPU - P630?

By wasko
Jul 24, 2006
  1. What is normal temperature for P630 - 3.00GHz? Is 60 degrees OK?

    The problem: WinXP SP2 crash with STOP ERROR: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
    0x0000000A (0x00000014, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0x80508411)

    CPU FAN: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro (BIOS error "CPU FAN ERROR! PRESS F1 TO RESUME" on booting)

    Mainboard: ASUS P5LD2
    RAM: 2x512MB PQI DDR2 533MHz
    VIDEO: GeForce 6600 256MB PCI-Express
    HDD: Seagate 250GB SATA 8MB
    PSU: Enermax Liberty 500W
    CASE FANS: 5 GlacialTech 8025
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    60°C is pretty normal for a Prescott based Pentium-4. Have you tried running a memtest to see if the problem doesn't come from the Ram ?
  3. wasko

    wasko TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Didou :) BTW what is not normal for a P630?

    I tested the RAM before 5-6 days, but i'm not sure for the result.

    Windows Memory Diagnostic makes 450 passes and give 2 errors:

    Result - Pass - Test ----- Cache --- Adress ----- Expected ---- Actual
    .. 1 ....... 68 ... WINVC .... On ........ 0015da88 .... 7f7f7f7f ...... 7f7f7f3c
    .. 2 ....... 68 ... WINVC .... On ........ 0015daa8 .... 7f7f7f7f ...... 7f7f7f3c

    Memtest 3.4 (I tested 3 days) give 4 errors (screenshot #1-4).
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Use the memtest I linked. It is not Windows based & more reliable. As for the CPU temp, once it goes over 75°C I would say there's a problem.
  5. wasko

    wasko TS Rookie Topic Starter

    OK. I tested with memtest86 too (ISO burned to CD), but it give any errors.
  6. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    How long did you leave it running ? You should leave it a couple of hours or even 24 hours if possible.
  7. wasko

    wasko TS Rookie Topic Starter

    2 days (~48 hours).

    :mad: Windows crashes again with new blue screens:
  8. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Have you tried playing around with the Ram modules ? Maybe testing them one by one, lowering speed & timings, raising module voltages, etc.
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