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2answers
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Color management: Unable to change color temperature

I've recently bought a second display. Setting it up was easy, but the display has a certain yellowness to it that my other display does not, though it's not that much that it is completely unusable, ...
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1answer
120 views

How do you measure GPU throttling?

How do I determine or monitor when and to what extend my GPU throttles due to thermal constraints? Is this data available natively in logs or do I need to run a separate program beyond what is ...
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1answer
305 views

Windows 8 fails to switch to dedicated graphics chip in HP Laptop

I just installed windows 8 pro and i experience really high tempratures. I have an hp laptop with hybrid graphics (ati/intel) and my laptop has 65°-70° idle...I cleaned if from dust 3 months ago and ...
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0answers
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ASUS K55VM Laptop unexpectedly shuts down

I've read quite a few questions on SuperUser of people having laptop shutdown problems but mine is different. My laptop specs: Intel Core i7 3610QM (IvyBridge) NVIDIA GT630M 2GB and Intel GMA4000 ...
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2answers
120 views

Does more heat generation mean more wear and tear?

I read that hardware generally used on PC is not optimized for running Linux. That is the reason the machine emits large amount of heat and doesn't give the battery back up , that we will get while ...
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3answers
197 views

What would happen if the temperature of my computer kept rising?

I've seen a lot of posts about how the maximum temperature of a CPU is somewhere around 100°C, and then the computer will shut down to prevent damage. But what would happen if all of the fans for a ...
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8answers
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How can I check the temperature of my CPU in Windows?

Does Windows provide a means to check my CPU temperature natively? If not, are there any software tools which can reveal this information?
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2answers
528 views

A nice program to show system temperatures in a dock bar?

Is there any nice application that shows the system temperatures in a somekind of dockbar or similar? (Windows) Preferably with this features: Real temperature (I've tried programs that shows wrong ...
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2answers
295 views

Is there no way to disable the storage of flash videos (FLV) in your temp folder?

I found out that even if you delete Flash cookies, the FLV files of all videos you watch are stored in a temp folder, typically C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Local\Temp. They are deleted when you close ...
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1answer
224 views

USB device causes rise in CPU Temperature

I've seen that whenever I plug in an USB device like an external drive or bluetooth, immediately there is a rise in the CPU Temperature by 4-5 degrees celcius. Do you know why this might happen? I'm ...
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2answers
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What is a good hardware monitor?

Does anyone have a good freeware app for monitoring laptop hardware? Things like temperature and fan speed. I had one, but after a few weeks it wanted me to pay.
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5answers
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Is there a windows sidebar widget that shows temperature from sensors inside the computer?

Is there a windows vista sidebar widget that shows temperature from sensors inside the computer? I have found Speedfan. Would like something that runs as a sidebar widget.
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How can I measure my computer temperature?

I would like a simple Windows program that can display the temperature of the computer's components and also show fan speed.