If your watching the temps from the start of windows through your utility i cant about garuntee you its just a fluke, try downloading motherboard monitor, it may not do that. This seems to be just a irregularity in your system health monitoring. My a7v did this when i ran asus probe and MBM at the same time, just a fluke. Not to mention your computer wouldnt finish loading if it hit 90c, mine stops at about 45C, even stock it stoped at about 55C <bad heatsink contact>. Oh yeah, the feet, dont remove them, you'll have the worlds most expensive keychain (C)2000 Jeff Evans.