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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Speccy and SpeedFan not showing cpu fan speed

I have a HP dv3 notebook. I have just downloaded speccy. Altough there is written that speccy has the property that can show fan speed, my copy (v1.26.698) does not have even this line ever. When ...
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Can CPU temperature cause the CPU to appear to spike to 100% in Task Manager?

I've been having a long running issue with my CPU spiking while watching Netflix. After going through all the hardware/ software troubleshooting I can think of it looks like this is issue is related ...
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Computer shutting down randomly - NOT overheating

Desktop PC running windows 7, hasn't been formatted in about 3 years. I recently installed & run skyrim for about 1 week with no problems (up to that point I hadn't run any recent graphics-heavy ...
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Safe long-term CPU temp? [closed]

I'm considering running a game server for some friends and I to play on with my laptop, but while the server is running my processor use tends to go to around 55-65% and my CPU temperature hovers ...
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Laptop crashes at 60 c

I own a Sony Vaio VPCEA1S1E that is around 4 years old, though the fan was replaced just a few months ago. It was working just fine until yesterday (no crashes) it started turning itself off whenever ...
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Temperature and airflow in a large empty case

My brother is looking into building a home computer and has asked my opinion on the components he's picked out. One concern that I've had is that he has chosen a Full ATX Tower, but the rest of the ...
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Excessive heat with Corsair H80i

I've recently purchased a Corsair H80i (liquid cooling), but the CPU temperatures are actually higher than with stock fan cooler. My build: CoolerMaster GX550W, AMD FX 6300, ECS GTX 560, Kingston 8GB ...
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How to cool my laptop?

I've a 4 year old laptop that is consistently running 60-70 degrees Celsius. I cleaned the heatsink and replaced the fan as it was previously running at 90 - 100 degrees and although it was clearly ...
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Is overheating actually a risk for hardware, with all the internal safeguards now present? [duplicate]

Most computers now have safety things that turn them off if they get too hot (for example, according to the Intel website, my Intel T4400's T Junction is 105 degrees C). With most internal safeguards ...
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How hot should I let a GridSeed IC get?

I have a Gridseed Scrypt-based crypto miner with a very noisy fan. I've read a few pieces that state the device can be run without a heat sync or fan, so I went out and bought a Fluke infrared ...
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Is a gradual increase in the reported GPU temperature a sign of impending hardware failure?

It's an uber old computer OS: Win 7 Pro M/B: P7P55 DE GPU: NVidia GEForce 8400 GS Cabinet: Antec with a single 120mm fan set at high-speed Security: MS Security Essentials Problem: ASUS ...
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Why is my CPU slowing down? (power settings and temperature are OK)

I realise others have posted similar questions, but I'm having trouble working out why my processor isn't running at full speed. I'll keep this visual. Given this: ...and this: ... why does CPU-...
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Files opened in SharePoint Workspace don't sync, but when opened via sharepoint in browser do

I'm working with a client using their Sharepoint site. When I access the site via a web browser I can open, edit and save files fine. Similarly, if I navigate to the SharePoint site in Windows ...
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CPU Cooling fan trouble on Notebook

I'm using lenovo IdeaPad Z370 I just cleaned my fan and replaced thermal paste but the temperature still heating. based on Psensors the temp very high: I checked the fan again, I keep the back ...
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Why won't my SSD boot when it's cold?

I know that some SSDs rarely have an issue with "cold boots" under certain firmware and software configurations. However in this case I have had two SSDs (different brands) that would literally not ...
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lm-sensors reporting wrong temperature on Intel Atom N270

I have a Mini-ITX board with an onboard Intel Atom N270. It's a fanless system and getting very hot, so I want to monitor the temperature, but lm-sensors is always reporting the same values: > ...
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CPU fan sounds like jet engine

I have imac G5 24" intel 2.66 Ghz early 2009 model A1225 Running Mac OSX 10.9.2 version Mavericks The unit was damaged in a move. Replaced the LCD and Hard drive temp sensor, have to start in safe ...
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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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Geforce 770 gtx reaching 95+ degrees

Hi guys! I've been playing Assassin's Creed IV a lot these days, I used nearly maximum video settings and my computer's temperature was looking good ( both CPU and GPU ). Yesterday I started playing ...
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CPU power states and temperature spikes

i just noticed something really unusual on my brand new (slightly used) ASUS N550JV. During my first checks in general performance and etc, i noticed that the temperatures were unusually high for a ...
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How can I find the temperature of an integrated graphics card?

I recently got a new laptop with an integrated graphics chip (Intel HD 4400) and was wondering what my temps for that were. Here is my HWMonitor: Is the temp the same as the temperatures of the ...
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Does radeon.hw_i2c=1 has any thing to do with temperature readings?

I want to read the temperature out from an Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS880 [Radeon HD 4290] card if possible. It is integrated on an ASUS M4A89GTDPRO/USB3 motherboard. sensors-detect ...
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How to check CPU temperature on BAMT (Debian)

How can I check CPU temperature on BAMT? BAMT is Debian based bitcoin/litecoin mining distribution (kernel is 2.6.32-41 32 bit version). I've tried with lm-sensors, every time I'm using, I'm ...
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How to put a cooler on a CPU?

Some time ago I bought a computer (computer parts to be exact) and I assembled it myself. I have a motherboard GA-TA770-UD3 from Gigabyte with AMD Phenom II X4 955 (Black edition) + stock cooler. ...
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normal motherboard and CPU temprature

What is normal temperature of motherboard and CPU ? Details : Model : Toshiba SATELLITE T130 Mainboard : Toshiba SATELLITE T130 Total Memory : 3.84GB DDR3 SO-DIMM Processor : Genuine Intel(R) CPU ...
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What is AUXTIN temperature indicated by CPUID HWMonitor on ASUSTeK P7P55-M motherboard?

CPUID HWMonitor saying I have high temperature on AUXTIN entry Temperature value is "jumping" in the range +- 10 degrees which hints it is false indication. What is this?
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Is my laptop on Fire? [closed]

During winter days my laptop is having cold with the result when I'm booting it in the morning the ventilator is making some noise for 30 minutes. Today, however, it restarted around 4PM when I was ...
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How can I control my fans with SpeedFan? Doesn't show anything

I have a problem. My laptop gets really hot every time... Last time it was around 120 degrees. I need to control my fans with SpeedFan. But the problem is that my laptop doesn't see the fans. My ...
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why is my GPU temp a negative number?

when idling, the GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8570D) tends to list numbers around -3C. when it's running a 100% for a while it get up to 11C. is there some sort of math going on to get these numbers or does it ...
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How do I choose a display with minimal heat output?

I have a great desktop box that runs quietly and at an acceptable temperature, however any gains I have made in this area are far outweighed by the heat coming from my dual monitor setup. I'm running ...
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Is it a bad idea to monitor hardware and processes while playing a game or using a CPU intensive program? [closed]

For example, using something like Open Hardware Monitor to check CPU temperature, while running a game in another window. Neither are minimized. Or using Process Explorer with a web browser open as ...
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CPU Thermal Margin is very low

My computer is restarting unexpectedly for some days. First I though Its an os issue. I gone through all the sys log and didn't find any clue. Then gone through bios event log. Nothing was there too. ...
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OpenSuse 12.3 gpu fan speed

I won't go into the details of what I tried and simply explain what I want. graphics card: AMD HD 4870 So I'm usually working with Windows 7 and my gpu is at 54C with 30% fan speed when idle. Now I ...
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Why is the temperature so low and airflow temperature so high on my HD?

I have had this same exact SeaGate external 1TB USB2.0 hard drive for a few years. In the past I have been using SeaGate's own diagnostic tool to check the drive for errors but it wouldn't let me see ...
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Laptop with Haswell processor gets 98-99 Celcius

I can't seem to find any anecdotal information on Haswell laptop temperatures. My laptop, a few month old MSI GE40, reaches 98-99oC when playing Just Cause 2 with everything maxed after about half an ...
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Arctic Silver paste for a new laptop?

My new laptop will be delivered in a few days, somebody recommended me to apply Arctic Silver right away. Cost cutting has forced manufacturers to use very inferior thermal pastes and I will see a ...
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Temperature sensors showing high CPU temps, CPU not super hot

(For monitoring heating I have used SpeedFan, Ai suite II (asus mobo software), RealTemp and my bios (on an Asus Gene IV Rampage)) SpeedFan says 100-120 C RealTemp says 30-80 C at idle (30 C ...
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High CPU temperature of new Clevo w350ST Laptop

I just recently bought a new Clevo W350ST laptop. While everything has been working extremely fine in it, its the CPU temperatures on the laptop I am worried about. The Tj Max. for my processor (i7 ...
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How warm should SAMSUNG D3 drive be?

I have an external 3GB Samsung D3 Station 7200rpm hard drive and my SMART diagnostics program (CrystalDiskInfo or HDSentinel) is warning me that the drive is running too hot. The temperature in the ...
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Computer freezes on cold boot

I have a problem which started about 3 weeks ago. Each time I boot my computer for the first time of the day, it will freeze around 1 hour after the boot. It happens independently of the OS in use (...
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How do I fine-tune colour temperature on my monitors?

Problem: I bought the same monitor twice, one used, the other refurbished. Both are still fairly new and in very good condition. The colour temperature of one tinges slightly but noticeably more into ...
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Is an idle temperature of 66°C for the A10-6800K CPU normal?

I have an A10-6800K CPU and Piriform Speccy says that my CPU temp is 66 celcius in idle, the same goes for HWMonitor. Is this normal/ideal? I have a Coolermaster V10 with a HAF 932 case.
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Radeon 270X Temp Sensors Show Nothing When No Monitors Plugged In (Headless)

I have two radeon 270X video cards. When checking the GPU temperature via GPU-Z, the temperature sensors work fine as long as I have a monitor plugged in. Once I unplug the monitor, the sensors show ...
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Will a smaller desktop machine generate more heat in the surrounding environment?

I'm looking at buying this Lenovo desktop. However, a colleague of mine is concerned that because it's relatively slim (3.9" x 13.2" x 15"), it will output more heat. We don't really care about the ...
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IPMI beginner's tutorial / GPU fan speed adjustment

I have a workstation equipped with two Kepler K20M GPUs that doesn't have active fans installed on them. There is one external fan attached to the rear of the chassis extracting the exhaust. However ...
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how to send temperature DS9097 sensor data to apache and keep an archive of it

I want to show at my website this temperature readings data. USB DS18B20 with the prolific adaptor PL2303. instructions for Debian are: apt-get install digitemp digitemp_DS9097 -i -s /dev/ttyUSB0 ...
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Why is my notebook's GPU tempertaure higher than CPU temperature?

I have a dell studio 1555 notebook with Core2Duo CPU and ATI Radeon GPU. Recently, I noticed that, during idle time, the CPU heat kicks down and the temperature reduces to some room temperature level. ...
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i7 CPU Thermometer breaking down?

I have a custom build with a Intel Core i7-3820 on MSI X79A-GD45(8D) X79 motherboard. I'm using Thermaltake CLW0215 Water 2.0 Performer as CPU cooling. I have this build for about a year now. Back ...
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Temperature log with acpi -t

I had system freezes with my HP Pavilion when using Linux (at the moment I use Debian, Ubuntu showed the same behavior). HP support forum suggests that the error is related to temperature control. So ...
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Wireless card overheating?

Ok, so I've had my laptop for several years (I wanna say 4, but possibly more), it's a Toshiba Satellite. I'm running Linux mint 15, and am having a strange new issue, after several hours of running ...