Temperature, in hardware, refers to the degree or intensity of heat present in the hardware. Generally, excess heat is damaging to hardware which makes it necessary to monitor the temperature of hardware and take steps to reduce it.

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CPU core temperature high and cycling using stress

My new build Ubuntu PC seems to have high temperature cycling (and fan speed cycling) when testing using stress -c 4 - load up 4 cores. stress does load up to 100% but the temp and fans then start ...
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Remotely monitor system temperatures

I want to display my system information on another device, such as temperatures, cpu usage...etc For the sake of a question that is not too broad, I want to know how to remotely view my temps. If ...
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Should I let my laptop rest(and how often) during long high load?

I need to run a long process(the longer the better, like 20 hours or days) that requires +70-80% constant load(neural network learning). CPU usually is at 62-65 celsius during this load and the cooler ...
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How to tell if CPU is actually overheating or is a false positive?

How does the CPU know it's temperature? I've been having trouble turning on my computer as I keep getting "CPU fan error". I reapplied thermal paste and got a new heatsink/fan and still the same ...
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What Temperature Should Fan Speed Be Based Off Of?

I have a question for you. I'm currently reviving an old laptop and trying to make it my own, but I'm having some problems with temperature. I got a program to control the fan speed, and it offers ...
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What do the results of this AIDA64 System Stability test mean?

I think it's very bad but what exactly does this test of my laptop performance indicate? Hardware problems?
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How to set NVIDIA GPU Slowdown Temperature? (Linux)

How can I set the GPU Slowdown Temperature on an NVIDIA GPU (specifically, a GTX960M)? I'm running Kali 2.0, a Debian-based penetration testing distro. As you might be able to tell from the GPU ...
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Automatic shutdown at specific gpu/cpu temperature in linux

How to configure linux or lm-sensors or etc. to automatic shutdown at specific GPU or CPU temperature?
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CPU temperate stuck and fan at maximum speed

I have a Dell Inspiron 5548 (i7-5500U, 16GB RAM) and I'm running Fedora 24 with kernel 4.5.1. I noticed the internal fan will stay at maximum speed (5500-5600RPM) forever while the CPU temperature ...
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Nvidia Desktop GPU: simple fan rpm control for Windows

I have a very expensive graphics card installed in my Windows 10 machine. It is an EVGA GeForce GTX980 Ti Classified. I'm pretty happy with the experience so far, but the one problem I have is that ...
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Laptop CPU temperatures: 65°C in idle, 100+°C in heavy load

The laptop is a 4 years old Asus N56VZ, ambient temperature is around 25°C. I've already unmounted the laptop, cleared the (not much) dust and changed the original thermal paste with Arctic MX-4, ...
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Computer suffers thermal shutdown without first trying thermal throttling

My laptop has an i7-4710MQ processor and a Nividea GeForce GTX 970m inside. Recently I have noticed it performs unexpected, thermal shutdowns during gaming. It does not appear as though either the ...
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At what temperature I should install another cooler for the processor?

I have a Intel dual core processor, code name Ivy Bridge, frequency ~3GHz, max TDP is 55.0W. I use Core Temp to monitor the temperature while all cores are at nearly 100% load. The temperature ...
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Keyboard error until the computer is warm enough

My Laptop keyboard is error during the turn on time until several period after it. It seems like the space button and control button is pressed. I detect it from the sound of the computer as if there ...
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Run a Script 5 Minutes after startup

I'm doing a project in home automation and it contains a temperature sensor i.e DSB1820 and a gas sensor MQ2 coupled with an MCP3008 ADC. Using RPI2 with Jessie. now, the script which contains 2 ...
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My AMD A8-4500M is at 120C Is this a error with speccy

I just installed speccy on my laptop and was very surprised to see these temperatures when idling My CPU has a maximum temperature of 100C and the fan is quiet (and is working) and my laptop doesn't ...
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N550JK overheating while gaming – is 90-95 °C normal?

I've got an N550JK with i7-4700HQ processor and 850M Graphic card. I use 'Core Temp' ver. 1.0 RC6-64bit to detect the temperature of the cores. While gaming in modern games, I'm getting cores temp ...
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Should I remove the front side of the case?

Hey I hope I am in the right community. I have this PC case(CASE CORSAIR OBSIDIAN SERIES 750D FULL TOWER ATX BLACK): And I am wondering if I should have the front side of the case open so the 2 fans ...
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Monitor cpu temperature of a computer in my network [closed]

Is there an easy and free way (By easy, I mean not fiddling around with ip stuff. I have a dynamic IP, otherwise I would have used Remote System Monitor) to remotely monitor the core temperature of a ...
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computer crashing - American Megatrends Power surge issue

Computer crashing with power surge report Summary : Dependant on GPU Crashes within 5 minutes of running, often quicker based on load Seems consistent regardless of operating system running GPU ...
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CPU is fixed at 100% usage

I would like to start by saying that I'm aware that there are a lot of questions with the same title but I would like to say that they are very specific to their own problem. Unfortunately my problem ...
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FreeBSD - HDD Temp in collectd (or graphite, influxDB, …)

Is there a good way to log SMART values, like HDD temperature, with collectd? I only found collectd-exec plugin solutions, which use smartctl with extra sudo config.
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Lowering the thermal throttling point on an Intel CPU

I have a laptop with the Intel i7 4700MQ processor, which I sometimes use for BOINC computing. However, in Intel XTU, I've noticed temperatures of over 80 °C for sustained periods. This temperature is ...
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How can I use lm-sensors in Celsius?

I have done this before but I can't seem to find it again online, so I'm posting here to make it easier for future seekers (and to get an answer!) I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and I have the hardware ...
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How to read temperature with Intel Extreme Tuning Utility?

I recently downloaded Intel Extreme Tuning Utility and I've been unable to find where the CPU temperature is displayed. I've even found where to select whether temps are displayed in Fahrenheit or ...
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Can silicone screws safely contact CPU heatsink?

I've recently bought a 92mm Zalman cooler in order to replace my dead CPU fan without changing the heatsink. It comes with silicone pins like these Is it safe for them to come in direct contact ...
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Is 40 degrees Celsius a bad temperature for a router?

I turned my old gaming pc into a pfsense machine. I never had cpu problems when I used that pc but now when I check the diagnostics on the pfsense gui, the cpu is running at 40 degrees. That's ...
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Is it safe to shut down my PC right after intensive CPU/GPU load?

Is it a good idea to shut down or put to sleep my PC seconds after some very heavy processing load on the CPU or GPU? I'm asking this because i'm not sure if the cooling system has enough time to ...
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When is it time to replace a laptop battery? [closed]

My laptop battery life has degraded substantially. I downloaded and ran BattStat, a battery status monitor. It tells me: Capacity is 37829mWh (of 65664). Also, under "Info": Li-I, 0 cycles, 42% ...
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Time to buy a new cpu cooler?

PC temps keep shooting up to over 100C in around ten minutes, even though I reapplied thermal paste twice and resat the heat sink thrice. It has reached a high of 110C as of this point. CPU usage is ...
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HDD test Airflow Current Temperature

I'm interested in buying a new HDD. The seller sent me these results for a 160GB 2.5 5400rpm SATA hard drive (WD1600BEVS) So, could you help me interpret these values? Looks like the threshold was ...
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CPU Temperature Issue

Recently I started gaming on my laptop and I'm noticing the CPU temperature, going through the roof basically. I started monitoring the CPU's usage and temperature while playing the game using Task ...
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Strange relation between processor cores usage and their temperature

I have a four core processor. When running office apps, all processor cores usage is about 1% and the temperature is about 32-38 degrees each. When running a specific game, core 1 works at 100% ...
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Mystery service taking up huge amounts of memory and forcing CPU temperature up

This started yesterday when my PC died while I was using it reasonably intensively (running a newly released game). It wouldn't give me any video output or indication that it was even getting as far ...
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Is this a normal temperature for my laptop? [closed]

I'm using Acer Aspire E15, the average I get is between 40-50°C on my CPU when I'm not playing games and 50-60°C when I am, is that normal? It's not shutting down, It's 1 year old , I don't really ...
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Laptop GPU is reporting temperature of 511 degrees

My Toshiba Satellite S50-B is less than a year old and is reporting a GPU temp of 511 degrees celsius. Core 0 and 1 report around 25-35 degrees celsius. I detected this using speedfan. I noticed that ...
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Is a basement a suitable climate for a running server?

Some server fans can be rather noisy. If I were to relocate a server rack to a basement area, what considerations would I need to take into account? Are there certain temperatures or humidity ranges ...
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Faulty Nvidia gtx 970 (fan issue)

I recently bought a EVGA Nvidia gtx 970 from scan.co.uk and when I installed it, it had issues. Like when the graphics card temperature hits 60, one fan spins to 100% and another fan does not spin at ...
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Understanding Intel TCase temperature and Linux sensors data

I have an Intel Core i5-4670 CPU with box cooler (it's bad, I know) and questions about it's max temps. According to ark.intel.com website in package specifications I see 72.72 C as TCase max ...
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Use Sensor descriptions from Windows in Linux

On every machine ever, when I use these temperature reading tools for windows, Example: HwidCpuMonitor, I get way more sensors shown, than lm-sensors and acpid ever find. Also the devices are clearly ...
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Intel Core M working temperature

I have bought an Asus Zenbook UX305 laptop. This laptop is fanless, so I think this shouldn't get so hot, with Windows everything go fine, but I am running Ubuntu and this is getting hot, I've ...
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It is okay to not cool motherboard below 40C?

I have ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1 motherboard. At idle, motherboard shows temperatures between 29-37C. I'm currently waiting for PWM fans to come and will connect them directly to MB. Is ...
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High CPU Temps (Idle and Load) on older processor [closed]

Specs: OS: Windows 10 (64-bit) CPU: Intel i7 960 (Bloomfield) Board: ASUS P6X58D-E CPU Cooling: Stock Problem: I've noticed an increase in my CPU heat within the last couple of days (wasn't ...
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Is It Common for a Laptop Heatsink to Have a Temperature Sensor Near The Main Fan?

I'm using SpeedFan to control my laptop temperature. Among the readings for outright local CPU, GPU, HDD, DIMM, Core, and ACPI temperature, there is an unknown reading marked "Temp4". The temperature ...
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Dell with LCD issues only boots after it's been off for several hours

A few weeks ago, I started noticing that very rarely, when I touched the frame of my Dell laptop on the left side, there would be a few green lines on my display. I didn't think much of it until some ...
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How to allocate less processing power to a video conversion process? [duplicate]

I do a lot of video converting on my laptop, and I notice that during conversion the temperature of the processor is between 90C-99C, which is a bit alarming for me. I am using Windows 8.1 and I ...
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Can CPU performance be permanently be degraded by running at high temperatures?

My question is specifically if a processor can perform worse after extended periods of being too hot. I've had my laptop for four years and my cpu would regularly get to 85C+ watching videos or using ...
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cpu cooler thermal inertia

I got a Haswell I7-4790 ( 3.6Ghz ) with a noctua nh-d15 cooler ( only one fan installed ) and I get thermal inertia. Example: Idle cpu stable at 36 degrees. Full load ( rendering something ) : a ...
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Disable the overheat guard of the cpu (Sensor defect)

So I think that my CPU sensor is defect, let me explain why. The pc is shutting down instantly, even in idle. Some programs like speedfan show that my cpu has more than 80°C . It has a really big ...
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Macs CPU temperature increases massively when charger is removed

So I was trying to kill a Java process the other day. I opened htop and looked for Java. This was the first time I really used htop so I figured I would set it up in a way I would like. I added the ...