Heat.. Wont go away !!!!!

By cloud0777
Jul 13, 2006
  1. I have heat probs.. I just replaced PSU, motherboard, graphics card, CPU, and memory.. My PC still runs idle at 60c... What the heck is going on.. I just spent double the cost of a name brand for this one I built.. I never had heat issues till I have a lightning storm.. Pc used to run at 45c max.. PLZ someone help!!!!!
  2. IH8PunkRok

    IH8PunkRok TS Rookie Posts: 114

  3. Mhill2029

    Mhill2029 TS Rookie

    You did put some compound between the CPU and HeatSink?
  4. Charles

    Charles TS Rookie

    What cooler do you have on the processor? You don't need water cooling, any good heatsink/fan combo should be able to cool you around 45C. Make sure there is good case airflow too, and that the room your PC is in isn't ridiculously hot either. Remember that air cooling can't cool any lower than the ambient temperature, and though your room is most definitely not 60C, a hot room doesn't help by any means.
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