stupid question but how do i check temps?

By riverwind
Jul 18, 2006
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  1. I entered my BIOS and still don't see anywhere I can check my temps??? also does anyone know if there is a way to check a power supply w/o switching it out?? thanx:confused:
  2. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

  3. riverwind

    riverwind Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 41

    got it!!

    Thanks Wolfram!
  4. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

    Did it work properly?

    If so, I'm glad for you :)

    wolfram
  5. riverwind

    riverwind Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 41

    yeah, it seemed to work great...didn't have the heating problem that I thought I might have.. but still can't figure out why my computer keeps crashing after 10 or so minutes..

    -tried blowing and resetting everything
    -used extra air circulation
    -i think RAM is good

    - i can't seem to figure out what the heatsink looks like though, it doesn't seem to fit any pics i've seen?

    -i think i'm going to go ahead and swap out the power supply because i know of no way to check it out otherwise
  6. dazzer9535

    dazzer9535 Banned Posts: 143

    You could try to see if the fan is working by having the PC on with the cover off but dont go touching stuff just look.

    A heatsink fan may look like this.
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