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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How to disable software-initiated overheat shutdown (due to broken sensors) in Windows 8?

A power spike broke the CPU temperature sensor on my motherboard. Memtest86+ runs fine. However, neither Linux nor Windows boots under default options. Windows simply shuts down during boot. Linux ...
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Does the bios regulate temperature based on what cpu is installed?

I recently upgraded from an e8400 (intel dual 3.0) to a q9650 (quad 3.0). The original e8400 temperature at max load was 57 celcius. With the quad core it is now 71 C. I flashed a newer bios on and ...
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TCase vs TJ. Max

I have a core 2 quad q9650. According to intel's specs the max TCase is 71.4 Celcius. (Which is the surface of the chip as seen here: However, according to core temp my TJ Max (im assuming the ...
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HP Mini 110 Pant Temp 4 Celcius (39 F)

Under the motherboard temperature, pant isnt returning a value that seems normal. Why is that? I am in a room that is about 75 F. On linux, with lm-sensors there is only a THRM reading and a core ...
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Lower temperature with 10°C difference: Toshiba Q Series 256 GB vs Samsung 840 Pro 256 GB? [closed]

(concerning a Gaming Laptop such as the Asus G75VX or G750) I am thinking of buying Toshiba Q Series 256 GB instead of the Samsung 840 Pro 256 GB as I read on ssdreview that the Toshiba SSD uses less ...
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Computer either shuts down or monitor turns off

I have Windows 8 and I've been suffering from "kernel-power 41" I tried changing the power supply but the problem persisted. I noticed that the heat sink was unbearably hot so i removed it and removed ...
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Is a “System Temperature” of 51 degC (123 degF) normal / OK?

My reported System Temperature (when idle) is considerably higher than all other reported temps on my (new) machine. When Sys Temp is 51C, other reported temps are: GPU is 36C CPU is 27C HD0(SSD) is ...
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Average CPU core temperature of 60 °C is normal?

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 ...
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ThinkPad with Debian is hot

I am using a ThinkPad X201 with Debian (Wheezy) and LXDE. The laptop is very hot even without heavy load. Now, the load of CPU with a top command: load average: 0.04, 0.12, 0.13, But the temperature ...
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Why Windows 7 PC is physically hot but not virtually?

I recently noticed my PC's case is somewhat hot on the top after some hours, and is a little lag-ish than before, so I installed "Core Temp" freeware to check the CPU's temperature, I guess it's Ok ...
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Computation of temperature using Temp Sensor Lm35 with LPC1768

I have connected a LM35 to ADC channel 1 of LPC1768. getting a value of 306(adc reading). Vref =5V For 12 bit ADC Step size = 5V/4096=1.22mV to calculate the output voltage. Vout in mV = ...
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Get cpu temps from terminal using Cygwin?

I am using Cygwin 64 on Windows 8 and would like to use the bash interface to get cpu temperatures (4 cores, as well as gpu temps). Is this possible? I am using the temperature monitor application and ...
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Macbook Pro - Removing Thermal Sensor, problems?

I'll try be brief. My macbook pro 2008 unibody, kept asking me to shut down, if you kept pressing cancel it would wait, and ask again... and repeat until it just turned it self off. After it would ...
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Should I be worried about these temperatures?

I just installed a new nVidia GeForece GTX 680 as well as a TX 750 V2 power supply. They seem to run fine, but I installed SpeedFan and HWMonitor to check the temperatures and the values are worrying ...
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Intel Core i7-2670QM Overheating

Problem: I own an HP Pavilion dv7t-6b00 running the above processor. The TJ Max is set to 100°C, and it idles at around 66°C. I've tried applying two different types of thermal and have ...
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My laptop is running way to hot

About a year and half ago I bought my acer laptop. As from last April which means almost four months ago I sent it to the shop I bought it from to clean it. Now lately I have been seeing that the CPU ...
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Will higher temperatures damage a computer over time, even when not reaching max? [closed]

Will higher temperatures damage a computer over time, even when not reaching the maximum temperature? For example, if the maximum is 105 degrees celcius, will the computer break faster when ...
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Get CPU temperature from the Centos command line

What is a good way to get the CPU temperature from the Centos command line? Came across this tool, however if I understood the documentation correctly (which I may not have) it seems to install a ...
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i5-2500K (3.3 GHz) processor with H80 water cooling on a P8Z68-V PRO overheating/CPU fan not found

I built my computer a while back, and I have had this type of issues on and off all the time. When my computer is actually loading Windows, it works like a charm. The idle temperature is 25-30 ...
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Can laptops be used for development with IDE's? Mine is heating up too much

Every time I open a (php) project in Netbeans or PHPStorm, the CPU temperature goes up (I can hear the fan speed change, it starts running fast and hot air comes out) always reaching ~70°C, which as I ...
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50 Celsius degrees on Intel Xeon when idle - is it normal?

I have recently assembled a PC with XEON E3-1230v3 (with factory cooling fan) on Asrock B85 Pro4 Intel B85 motherboard. What surprised me is that when idle (in BIOS) the CPU temperature exceeds 50 ...
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Is there a way to reduce a motherboard chipset load in Linux?

I'm interested in reducing the load on the motherboard chipset, or at least, finding what causes the overheating... I have an HP ProBook 4720s with Ubuntu 12.04, which is slightly overheating. The ...
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How to choose an upper CPU temperature limit?

I just wrote a script to throttle a heavy number-crunching program, to prevent the CPU from overheating. I can set any upper temperature limit, and successfully keep the CPU always below that limit. ...
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Can I monitor my real hardware CPU, GPU, and HDD temps from inside VMWare Fusion on my Mac?

I use Linux Mint 13 (a derivative of Debian) as a guest OS under VMWare Fusion on my Mac. Is there a way to monitor the real CPU, GPU, and hard disk temperatures of my physical hardware in the guest ...
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CPU Fan not working properly?

Recently I just built up my own CPU. However, the temperature of my processor tempt to go very high and my CPU fan is not able to cool it off when I run multiple programs. MY CPU temperature can go ...
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why my intel core i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10 Ghz become so hot?

i use Hp Pavilion g4 with intel core i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10 Ghz. I've checked my laptop and the core temperature is among ~75°C and also my fan is working so hard all the time even if I don't use it (in ...
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How does “CPU Thermal Throttle” work?

I have an AMD FX-6300 CPU and an ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 motherboard with an American Megatrends version P1.0 BIOS. The BIOS has an option for CPU Thermal Throttling which can be disabled, can be set to ...
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Central Processing System gets Hot

I have an Intel Desktop Board with an Intel Pentium D processor installed. My problem is that the processor stays warm when idle i.e. 55 degrees C . But under load the temperature rises drastically ...
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ARM Processor - thermal monitoring?

Has anyone had success in getting temperature information from an ARM processor? I've tried using lmsensor but when I run sensors-detect the system locks up and has to be cold booted. Are there ...
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How can i write my CPU temperature into a file on linux

Recently i install lm-sensor for monitoring my CPU temperature. I am monitoring it by this command in terminal : while [ true ]; do sensors; sleep 1; done but i need access my temperature after i run ...
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Board shows high CPU Temperature, Core temperature normal - should I be worried?

I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but I need to know. For about two days now, my computer's coolers start howling at the least provocation (like starting eclipse, etc), though it never ...
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nVidia drivers crash on low temperatures

First of all, GPU specs: GTX 660M with driver version 320.18. It had been awhile since I had last tried to game, and then when I tried to play something just a couple of days ago the game wound up ...
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Unusually Hot CPU Temperature [closed]

I have a Dell laptop with a i7 720QM CPU, and for the past few months the fan has been running nonstop (or so it seems). This hasn't always been the case, and it just started all of the sudden. I ...
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I have overclocked to 4.7ghz, with core temps it reads at max load at 100 degrees C, is that too hot? [closed]

I have a i7-3770k processor and I have over clocked it to 4.7ghz. When it runs at 100% load, core temp reads it at 100 degree's Celsius. I have it liquid cooled, but it don't know how much it is ...
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Is my CPU average Temperature fine? [closed]

I am using Asus-KS3SD, which is known for its ice cool behavior, but these days I noticed my Palm rest is getting warm, even if I run few programs like Browser+IDM+some little programs. I used Speccy ...
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Fan off under 90°C

I have a new Samsung PC, model NP350V5C-S06FR. It came with Win8, but I removed it and replaced with Ubuntu 13.04 & Windows 7. In Win7, the main fan does not turn on (i can't feel any air), ...
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CPU core temps suddenly spike despite low CPU load

My computer mysteriously shut itself down with no warning a few times over the past 24 hours, both at times when it was not being used but left on (incl. overnight) and a couple times when playing a ...
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My idle GPU temperature used to be ~35 °C, lately it's been ~60 °C idle. Is there need for concern yet?

For ~95% of the time, I'm not using my computer for games or anything else graphically intensive, so my GPU rarely heats up to the recommended maximums of ~100 °C (212 °F) that it shouldn't exceed (as ...
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Nvidia GT 440 exceeds max temperature

I have an NVIDIA Geforce GT 440 installed on my system. A problem suddenly exists a few weeks ago whenever I play games such as C.O.D blackops , A. Creed 3 or even NBA 2k13 suddenly shutsdown my ...
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MacBook Pro heat issue

I have a MacBook Pro 13" (exactly this one) and seems to me that it's heating pretty much. The temperature is usually 80°C, and sometimes goes up to 90°C while just taking back-up and some internet ...
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HP dv7-XG300AV runs at 75 degrees while idling

I realize that 75 degrees celsius isn't THAT bad, but while playing a game or watching videos/multitasking the processor goes up to 97 degrees and after a few hours will reach 100 and shut off. I've ...
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Is High CPU Usage Dangerous For My Computer?

When I play Publishing Clearing House Slots, eventually Norton advises me that my CPU usage is running high. I know nothing about computer temperatures; am I at risk for damaging my computer?
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How to determine root cause of poor laptop cooling?

I've been using a Lenovo T420 laptop for 2 years. Usually when playing 3D games with discrete GPU, the CPU/GPU temperature goes to 100 °C-ish. When browsing websites, it's about 70 °C. It seems the ...
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Can a virus mess with a system's critical temperatures or voltages?

This is somewhat related to this question but at a less serious level - one that causes frustration rather than permanent damage. From programs like CoreTemp and Speedfan, it is clear that there are ...
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CPU temperature range while Gaming

I'm checking the Core temperature using CoreTemp utility in Windows while gaming (GTA4, Batman Arkham City 2) on the following hardware: Intel i7 2600 (LGA 1155) Asus P8Z68 PRO/GEN-3 Mobo 8x2 GB ...
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Expected Operating temperature for a FX-8350 with stock cooler

I've looked and looked and haven't been able to find good information one way or another. Nothing published by AMD nor information in other forums that match my criteria (non-OC, stock cooler). I ...
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How do I prevent the motherboard and CPU from overheating when playing a particular game?

I have a pretty decent system. However, when I play a certain computer game (Warcraft 3), the temperatures on my computer go up tremendously as shown here: I have seen the motherboard temperature ...
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Computer GPU fan seems louder after cleaning and reapplying thermal paste

This is more of a "trying to get some information" than "oh my god, what to do" post. Yesterday, I finally had it with my computer overheating all the time and I realized I haven't changed the ...
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Which software can I use to make graphs of my computer's temperature? [duplicate]

I have bought a new fan for my PC and I want to try different configurations (air in/out) for the fans. To measure the temperature I have AIDA64 Extreme, but the problem is that the values change ...
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How many temperature sensors does a laptop have? [closed]

My friend's laptop suddenly froze, after he rebooted (the machine was given a chance to cool down a bit) he launched an application called SpeedFan and it gave the following: I was surprised by the ...