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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 AMD64 running on an laptop with an Intel Core i5 and hybrid gpu. I set my OS to boot with the discrete GPU device turned off, so working with integrated GPU and both cores of my CPU are showing around 60°C degrees. If I turn on the discrete GPU the temp goes high incresing past 100°C. Is it safe the 60°C average for the cores?

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Are we talking idle or 100% usage –  Ramhound Sep 28 '13 at 17:49
    
@Ramhound I'm talking idle –  kaneda Sep 28 '13 at 18:10
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~55 is not abnormal. Your temperature is not ideal, but tolerable. By the way, search for similar questions on this site. You will find that this issue has been addressed previously. –  Ярослав Рахматуллин Sep 28 '13 at 20:11
    
possible duplicate of Is my i7 CPU running too hot? –  Ярослав Рахматуллин Sep 28 '13 at 20:12
    
Thanks @ЯрославРахматуллин –  kaneda Sep 29 '13 at 0:09

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