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Thread: How can I measure Z68 chipset temperature..?




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    Default Re: How can I measure Z68 chipset temperature..?

    if looks good. the only thing is if you ever want to put in a beefy GPU on there you can only used the second PCIe port...

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    Default Re: How can I measure Z68 chipset temperature..?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vinster View Post
    if looks good. the only thing is if you ever want to put in a beefy GPU on there you can only used the second PCIe port...

    Vin
    Good point Vin but Im not a gamer so I will rely on CPU+PCH for the graphics I need. In my hands Prime95 does nothing to stress the Z68 chipset, it still keeps between 45-51C regardless. Is there a separate torture test for Z68/PCH...???..? have found nothing on the web so far.
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    Default Re: How can I measure Z68 chipset temperature..?

    no, nothing I know of would would stress the PCH....... CPU, VRM, RAM, HD... no problem... PCH... you got me?

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    Default Re: How can I measure Z68 chipset temperature..?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vinster View Post
    no, nothing I know of would would stress the PCH....... CPU, VRM, RAM, HD... no problem... PCH... you got me?

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