P4P800 Is is normal for MB temp to be higher than CPU?

Discussion in 'Asus' started by my name, Mar 5, 2008.

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    my name Guest

    MB is always around 40 to 44 C and the CPU is in the 30's.
    Aida, MBM, and bios all show the same.
    I'm not worried, just curious cause it seems reversed.

    my name, Mar 5, 2008
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    GMAN Guest

    Its possible. The MB sensor can sense the heat from the surrounding cards like
    your Video Card and other hot spots right around the sensor.
    GMAN, Mar 6, 2008
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    BigJim Guest

    mine runs about 40c cpu and 36c motherboard, pentium 4 3.2 overclocked to
    3.5 that is at idle.
    BigJim, Mar 6, 2008
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    Arno Wagner Guest

    The CPU is well cooled. The chipset on the
    mainboard often is not.

    Arno Wagner, Mar 6, 2008
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    my name Guest

    my name, Mar 7, 2008
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