SOLVED: Fix Overheating CPU (computer) Decrease Temps by 10 degrees

A how-to guide for fixing an overheating CPU in your computer. If your pc CPU temperatures are high or above normal, try this troubleshooting procedure. Overheating is a common issue for people who overclock their computers. After the fix in the video was performed the CPU core temperature dropped from 57 degrees Celsius to 46 degrees Celsius at idle, but that’s not all. The 46 degree CPU temp was taken with Sisoftware Sandra Lite after the computer was overclocked from 2.4 GHZ Stock speed to 3.1 GHZ.

Motherboard: XFX 680i LT
CPU: Intel Q6600 Quad Core
Cooling: Air Cooling by Thermaltake Fan and copper heatsink

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