Question [Help] Tried to build pc, think i messed everything up.

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retroforlife

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yeah add a front fan to help the GPU/CPU out could also use the cable management behind the back panel to hide some of the cables if you want it a bit tidier 😁
 

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any temp is fine as long as under load its not going above 75 c then i would look into why its so dam hot but with my systems i like it to not go above 60 c but the CPU can be fine up to about 90 c it will slow down to protect it self but if it going that hot turn it off and work out whats going on not safe to run at very high temps for long periods 🤔
 

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Cooler is ALWAYS better when it comes to PC temperatures IMO (and just about everyone else's too).
His 2600 Idles close to the Max temps I ever see and MY 2600 is OC'd to 3.95 GHz on all cores.
Why would you want to idle at high temps when a few fans will allow it to idle MUCH cooler and therefore prolong it's life.

The 2600 is a 65W TDP CPU so it can idle at MUCH lower temps with proper cooling/airflow.
 
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retroforlife

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ive never had a cpu go bad it normally gets replaced because of how out dated it is they have very long life spans in my experience just depends on how much your willing to spend on cooling parts for me i went with Noctua fans since noise level is pretty important to me but there expensive as hell for fans . im pretty sure there idle temp is high because there on the bios and using the amd stock cooler.

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ps when i say high its warmer than what it could be but it is perfectly safe 😁
 

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For my Sempron, the main reason it's so hot is because it hasn't had a thermal paste change since 2004. I'm going to get round to doing that soon, probably when the new 1gb ddr-400Mhz ram arrives.
 
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I agree that idling at 47C won't kill the CPU.
BUT he is a first time builder so why not teach him to add proper airflow to a case thereby lowering CPU, GPU, HDD and MB temps.
And as I said before Lower Temps are always better for a PC or any IC/electronics.
Overheating: Enemy Number One:
https://askbobrankin.com/overheating_enemy_number_one.html
Thermal management targets the enemy of electronics:
https://www.militaryaerospace.com/computers/article/16706918/thermal-management-targets-the-enemy-of-electronics-excessive-heat
etc., etc.
 
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dont forget once windows 10 is installed go to windows update let that do its thing reboot when asked keep using it till its fully up to date then go to the mother boards web site and download there drivers then go to the graphic cards web site download there driver too and think amd had stuff to download duno never really learned my self with amd yet last amd athlon cpu i had was a amd 64 3000 lol
 
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There is Ryzen Master BUT he won't need that unless he wants to attempt OCing the CPU and I personally don't recommend that because too many amateur OC'ers end up with a PC that won't boot after using it without really understanding it.
I personally used it just to test a few OC's before manually setting them in BIOS.

The AMD chipset drivers do include the AMD Balanced Power Plan which works well though.
My CPU idles at 1.55 GHz and maxes out at 3.95 GHz (on all cores) as needed.
 
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Your Computers Two Worst Enemies

keeping a pc off the ground and in a pet free zone and smoke free is very helpful in not having to deal with the mess that builds up inside a case very true DMAN999 i clean a lot of crap out of a ton of systems can kill fans block heat sinks 🤢
once a year clean to keep on top of it a lot of people dont and wonder why there system runs hot after a few years 🙄
 
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For my Sempron, the main reason it's so hot is because it hasn't had a thermal paste change since 2004. I'm going to get round to doing that soon, probably when the new 1gb ddr-400Mhz ram arrives.
i cant install win10 since my usb disk is dead. ill buy another one and burn the win10 iso to it tomorrow.

It aint no issue, but the whining- almost electrical sound is still there for 1-2 seconds after i turn off the pc... it really annoys me and makes me think there's something wrong with cpu or mobo since the sound comes from there. I hope i wont face any issues after windows installation on daily use and gaming.

Edit: do you think i should remove the cpu cooler, boot the pc and shut down immideatly just to check if this sound was coming from the cpu cooler ? i really dont want to put much thought into it but i dont know cant get this out my head...
 
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There are probably multiple sounds, so even if the cooler is one of them, you would still hear sounds. The disk drive will be stopping, the HDD will be, as will all of the other components. Plus, the circuit parts on the motherboard, capacitors etc make noises naturally. Even if you took everything out and just booted the motherboard by itself. You will most likely still get the noise.
You can upload a video to YouTube or something, and then I'll take a listen to see what it sounds like.
 
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There are probably multiple sounds, so even if the cooler is one of them, you would still hear sounds. The disk drive will be stopping, the HDD will be, as will all of the other components. Plus, the circuit parts on the motherboard, capacitors etc make noises naturally. Even if you took everything out and just booted the motherboard by itself. You will most likely still get the noise.
You can upload a video to YouTube or something, and then I'll take a listen to see what it sounds like.
Hey, i'll definitely do that. but right nie i have another problem... i just installed windows and i was checking the temps from hw monitor and it seems that TMPIN6 and TMPIN8 sensors are too high.115 and 107.
https://ibb.co/vVwdhr0
can it be wrong ? i dont think pc would work in that temp. when i check the temps from bios, mb temp is 37 and cpu is 46.
 

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Some software reads the sensors wrong it's unlikely to be that hot unless your doing something extreme definitely try other software to read it . maybe also try a bios update of there newest version if your mother boards bios is a older one 🤔
 
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Your GPU is 2 slots thick, and both slots should be having access to the air at the back.
With the black tab thing still it, you are twisting your GPU slightly. Because it is blocking it.
https://ibb.co/gvxy9ZK

i removed it without opening the case. i forced it out with a screwdriver. there was a little bit iron dust but i pushed them out with hair dryer. you think its fine now ? should i install the gpu again ?
 

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