June 6th, 2005, 01:58 AM
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intel idle at 68C, cooling advice please
My first build.
Intel P4 3.0 pga-478
PCChips T12 Tidalwave motherboard
1gig of ram
ATA 9800 pro 128
E-mu 0404 sound card (used for guitiar input only, i use motherboard sound outputs for all other apps.)
Antec super lanboy w/ 2 120mm fans
(Removable mod) "filtered house fan placed in A/C duct, funeled into (about 90mm) plastic tubing, ran into hole in sidepanel, aiming at my processor.
HERE IS THE PROBLEM:
using the program "Speedfan 4.24" my temps are: 24C, 25C, 68C
my cpu is 68C?
From the little i know, thats not good
im guessing its my stock heatsink and fan
any suggestions about what else it could be OR what is the best heatsink i can replace it with would be and enormous help