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When I'm using my laptop temperature of my processor often exceeds 60C. Is it possible that my processor can automatically slowdown in case of preventing overheating?

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The P4 mobile does indeed feature this functionality, if I recall correctly, it's now (on most models) bundled with the traditional EIST/SpeedStep functionality. There may be an option to disable it in your BIOS, on desktop computers it would almost definitely be there, but on a laptop it is less likely as usually the laptop manufacturer themselves requests the removal or locking of certain features that the BIOS supports.

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Yes, the P4 mobile has this feature and you might find the machine's BIOS settings has some configuration settings for this too.

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