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Disable auto protect?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by JalbeyTMWS, Feb 12, 2003.

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  1. JalbeyTMWS

    JalbeyTMWS Thread Starter

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    I recently put a new motherboard into my computer (same model and brand just an updated version). Since I have done this whenever my CPU temp reaches 130F it will freeze and I will have to hard reboot.

    This strikes me as an auto protect feature on the motherboard, but I have found nothing in the manual about this.

    My motherboard is an ECS K7S5A version 3.x

    Any advice is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Jtoast

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    130 is pretty hot (about 54c).


    you should be in the low to mid 40's.


    Instead of trying to disable a feature, I would look at either adding fans or replacing your heatsink/fan combo to reduce the temp.
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    I think it's just shutting down because it's too hot. Remember, the temperature sensor isn't directly bonded to the processor, being a part of the MB, so your processor may be even hotter. I'd address that problem as suggested.
     
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