Northbridge temp

csflame4

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What is the normal northbridge temp on a X48 mobo? I have a q9450 OC'd to 3.2 Ghz and my northbridge is at 54C, is that normal?
 

Mondoman

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That might be normal given your OC. I'd keep an eye on it, especially under load -- you may have to add cooling for it. Remember that just like the CPU, the NB's power use/heat goes up with the FSB. Since all memory I/O is going through the NB, memory use will also stress the NB.
 

V3NOM

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how do you know the NB temp outside the bios? might sound a bit noobish but i never seen any NB temp on speedfan/core temp/real temp...