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by: amorales559 October 31, 2012 11:55 PM PDT

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by amorales559 - 10/31/12 11:55 PM

Hello!

Okay im having some problems with my PC.
I built this PC myself almost 2 years ago and have yet to have any issues prior to this.

Lets start with the problems, Recently my PC has randomly been resetting displaying CPU OVERHEATING black screen.
Then after it resets it displays another CPU over heating warning black screen sometimes.

So i cleaned it out, although i usually clean it out every month. The problem persisted.

I downloaded speedfan to check my cpu tempature as my pc was still randomly resetting with various errors, most recent one i remember is again over heating and a blue screen saying memory errors?

SpeedFan indicates that my pc runs normally at around 75-90 C which threw me aback.

I checked bios and it displays my temp ranging from 50-61c. Which is normal right?

Don't know which one to believe, i'm leaning towards bios but then my pc is resetting saying my CPU is overheating..

About 4 days ago i went out and got some new thermal paste, and re seating my heat sinc, I cleaned it off with 90- Isopropyl Alcohol, put on some Silver wolf 5 i think its called, and the temp on speed fan indicated it went down to 50c. But less then 20 minutes later it was again hitting the high 80s.

Really cant figure out whats wrong, i did order a new CPU cooler though, because I'm at a loss here.

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