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Old 2007-11-27, 08:52 AM
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Re: computer slowdown - fried CPU?

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Originally Posted by Audioarchivist
I saw that the smaller fan on my motherboard wasn't turning. It is actually siezed. I had no idea. There's a big jet engine fan right above it, working fine.
This is your culprit most likely. You are overheating your southbridge chip IMO. It is the one controlling your HDD and CD/DVD burner. The big fan above it probably saved it from getting completely fried. Time for a new motherboard.

For more info on the southbridge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southbr...28computing%29
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