From: peter on
Your welcome.......glad to see your down to a safe level
"Backwoods171" <Backwoods171.2snsdd(a)> wrote in message
> Removed and cleaned CPU fan and heatsink. Could tell once I removed it
> that this was most likey the problem. It was extremely clogged with
> dust, which is not surprising as it has basically been on continuously
> for about 4 years. Cleaned off old and applied new thermal compound
> when replacing. Also replaced old (non-working) chipset fan and
> heatsink with new swiftech MCX159 fan and heatsink.
> Idle temperature is now about 40C and goes up to about 50C with heavy
> load, but mostly around 45C on routine use. I assume these temperatures
> are normal?
> Thank you very much for guidance. Appears to have worked!
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