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Temperature sensors showing high CPU temps, CPU not super hot

(For monitoring heating I have used SpeedFan, Ai suite II (asus mobo software), RealTemp and my bios (on an Asus Gene IV Rampage)) SpeedFan says 100-120 C RealTemp says 30-80 C at idle (30 C ...
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Use LGA775 cooler for LGA1155

The question is somehow similar to Can I use LGA775 heatsink on LGA1156 CPU? although I didn't quite get the answer and the point might be a bit different. I don't have the stock cooler for the 1155 ...
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CPU Fan Error during boot

I have recently built a new pc with the following specs: Intel i7 2600k 3.4Ghz 16GB memory Asus Sabertooth P67 motherboard Zotac GeForce GTX 550Ti graphix card OCZ Agility 3 128GB SSD 2TB 7200 RPM ...
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Two of four cores are running hotter

I have an Intel Core 2 Quad 8300 (with stock HSF) sitting in an Asus P5Q-E. I've just re-applied some thermal paste due to the CPU getting too hot (low 60C). I'm using HWiNFO64 to get temperature ...
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Control CPU fan speed when mainboard only has 3-pin connector?

My CPU cooler has a 4-pin connector and its fan speed can be controlled but my motherboard only has a 3-pin connector. There's no options to control cpu fan speed in BIOS. Is there another way? I'm ...
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I foolishly detached the fiddly “push pin” cooler from a client's old PC. Here are some possible plans of action. What would you do, and why?

A client of mine brought me an outdated home PC. The specs: It's a compact tower PC, sixteen inches tall. It includes a Pentium Dual-Core E2200 and 1 GB of RAM. An independent computer store built it ...
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Installing Corsair H110 closed loop cooler: screws not long enough?

I'm installing a Corsair H110 water cooler onto an LGA2011 mount. I've assembled the retention ring using the shorter LGA2011 screws specified in the manual, but when I attempt to mount the pump head ...
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How to put a cooler on a CPU?

Some time ago I bought a computer (computer parts to be exact) and I assembled it myself. I have a motherboard GA-TA770-UD3 from Gigabyte with AMD Phenom II X4 955 (Black edition) + stock cooler. ...