I built a new system, but I am having CPU over heating problems. Without a Game running my tempature is 47 degrees celcius. I am running the default heatsink and the default thermal paste. The problem that made me investigate is that when I played Counter-Strike: Source may game kept on crashing and looping the sound. Also, this is my first build.
AMD Athlon 3700+ SanDiego
2 gigs of patriot ddr memory
160 gig Western digital
Asus A8N SLI (I'm not
running dual graphics cards.
Aspire X-crusier case
Rosewell 19" 8 ms monitor
I was gonna put on a Zomla CNPS9500 heat stink, but im a chicken and i dont want to void the warranty.
I am also considering some artic silver 5.
You guys have any solutions/suggestions?
It would be great if you guys could help me.
Thanks in advance,