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Awptex

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Canada, sk ,regina
Hey Guys I'm chasing some issues and I've tried researching but I just can't find any cases related to my issue. My build is
Motherboard: M5A78L-M LX
CPU: AMD 965 quad core 3.4Ghz no OC
CPU Cooler: Coolermaster water cooler
Videocard: AMD 7700HD 1GB
Memory: 4gb kingston
Hardrive:Kingston SSD 120gb v300
PSU: 500w generic PSU

So my problem I'm having is my computer randomly overheats and can reach temps of 75C at idle. I've tried blowing everything out and re applying thermal paste and mounting the cooler but the only possible
way to stop the overheating is to reset my computer. I will always know when my CPU is overheating because the fan will be running at 100% duty and I have reset my computer till its quite. The only way I've been able to stop the heating is resetting my computer up to 10 times sometimes and then it magically goes away. Could this be a driver issue as currently I'm battling very slow speeds on my SSD. These were my speeds
Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 250.196 MB/s
Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 135.026 MB/s
Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 18.375 MB/s [ 4486.1 IOPS]
Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 76.331 MB/s [ 18635.5 IOPS]
Sequential Read (T= 1) : 242.460 MB/s
Sequential Write (T= 1) : 134.218 MB/s
Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 17.167 MB/s [ 4191.2 IOPS]
Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 57.074 MB/s [ 13934.1 IOPS]
 
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Awptex

Awptex

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Hmm I think its less then 1 year old that would suck. Once I get my computer running and the fan is quite at IDLE it will never overheat though. I could play games for 6+ hours and no issues. But I usually turn my computer off every night so some days I'll be turning it off and on 5-10 times till the fan is quite then it works perfect lol.
 

trents

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Dec 27, 2008
The reason the fans ramp up is to compensate for the lack of coolant circulation I'm guessing. The fans don't know what's causing it. All they know is the CPU is heating up and their job is to bring the temps down. They do that by blowing harder. The fans running faster is not causing the computer to overheat. It is the other way around.

I would also do a thorough check for malware with Malwarbytes free.

When the fans start to ramp up, check the CPU usage in Task Manager. If the CPU usage is around 100% something is wrong with your system.
 
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Awptex

Awptex

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Thanks for the reply, I understand how the cooling works and the fan is simply running at that speed due to it thinking the CPU is overheating. I just use it as a quick gauge to know if my CPU is being overheated and needs to be restarted or not. I have checked before and when sitting at idle if the fan is running @ 100% the temp gets up to 75C and the CPU % flucates from 10-60% with nothing running. But everything is slow due to high temps, Until I restart my computer a few times and the temp drops to 25C at idle and 5% CPU usage. I just find it hard to believe that malware would be the problem if it only affected my computer sometimes. But I will download malwarbytes and check it out!
 
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Awptex

Awptex

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Had 9 threats from MalwareBytes Free. Any of these look to be the problem? Would it be a good idea to run a registry fixer?


Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 11/23/2016
Scan Time: 6:56 PM
Logfile: malwarebytes.txt
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.2.1.1043
Malware Database: v2016.11.23.19
Rootkit Database: v2016.11.20.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 10
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Garett

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 315813
Time Elapsed: 6 min, 36 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 5
PUP.Optional.Social2Search, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Social2Sea, , [1ea1259ec1d963d33f2bd27e3ec528d8],
Trojan.TechSupportScam, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TASKS\{D8830DCB-6837-4CA7-AED5-94F2925F9563}, , [3788caf9148652e496c3fe5161a28080],
Trojan.TechSupportScam, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TREE\Media Processor, , [fec119aa3f5b6bcb54064c03f112ec14],
PUP.Optional.Social2Search, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\Social2Sea, , [9a2531928614a591482252feea193dc3],
PUP.Optional.SoftMedia, HKU\S-1-5-21-3584080286-2741638238-888586711-1000\SOFTWARE\POWERPACK, , [952a6f5408925cdaa87c825361a24ab6],

Registry Values: 2
Trojan.TechSupportScam, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TASKS\{D8830DCB-6837-4CA7-AED5-94F2925F9563}|Path, \Media Processor, , [3788caf9148652e496c3fe5161a28080]
PUP.Optional.SoftMedia, HKU\S-1-5-21-3584080286-2741638238-888586711-1000\SOFTWARE\POWERPACK|guid, b32f114a13104f4a9a42150812ab1202, , [952a6f5408925cdaa87c825361a24ab6]

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files: 2
PUP.Optional.QuickCleaner, C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\e02c4bd5-54d5-4470-9ea0-a68d88112c00, , [cbf4c9fa1882d16544a1607b14ee956b],
Trojan.TechSupportScam, C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Media Processor, , [18a7863d8f0bb77f82d9202f1fe4b64a],

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)
 

trents

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I would tell Malwarebytes to clean all of them. Looks like you have a Trojan and some other suspicious stuff.

Now download and run these three additional malware scanners in this order:

1. ADWcleaner (get it from ToolsLib)
2. Hitman Pro (get it from Surfright)
2. Eset Online Scanner (this one takes 2-3 hours typically to complete). Before running it, disable realtime protection in your resident, everyday antivirus product.

Finally, download, install and run Ccleaner. Run the default scan and clean and then run the registry cleaning tool.
 
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