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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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 ...
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Laptop gets hot even when not charging

I have been using this Dell Latitude D620 for a while now. The system becomes quite hot even when I've not plugged it in. Anyone know what might be causing it & how I can reduce operarting ...
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Windows 7 blue screen only on cold system

I have a computer running Windows 7 that has a weird problem: it's constantly showing the "blue screen of death", but only when the system is cold. If I leave it on for a while, after a couple blue ...
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Why would my CPU suddenly get much hotter than it used to? [closed]

I run an i7-2700K on a DZ68BC, which I've assembled about a year ago. I've used the stock Intel fan without additional thermal compound and it worked flawlessly ever since. I've had the Intel Desktop ...
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Why does my fan run high when computer is very cold

On very cold days, when I first turn my computer on, the fan runs on its highest setting for 20 seconds. On this boot, the computer responds much more slowly than usual. I have to reboot after the ...
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Where can I normal temperature ranges for Intel processors

Where can I find the normal temperature ranges for Intel core i5 processors. 1st generation? 2nd generation? 3rd generation? Thanks.
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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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Can temperature change affect graphic card or monitor to change analog signal and cause blurry image?

My computer is located near the window, and I noticed that when I open my window, after a minute or two the picture on the screen often gets blurry and I have to press "auto" to make it sharp again. ...
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My Geforce 580 gtx creates an airflow dilema. Will reversing the direction of the front case fan solve it?

Apologies if this is the wrong place for hardware questions. I did look through the list of stack sites and this site seemed to be the best (Computer enthusiasts). Key: Yellow arrow: fan airflow ...
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Windows 8 generates less heat than Windows 7?

I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8 Professional on my laptop. When running Windows 7 on my laptop, the CPU core temperature usually ranges from 42°C to 47°C. However, when I run ...
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Laptop overheating after doing the usual cleaning routine

I have a Vaio VGN-CR353 laptop was given to me around September or October 2012 and I installed Ubuntu on it. I have already made it into a very personal laptop and installed games under wine (SC2, ...
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Battery stops charging at 84% and gets very hot

My laptop battery always charges to about 84% to 87%. Once it reaches a charge level in that range, it stops charging, but Windows says it is "plugged in and charging". Because it has not reached ...
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How do I check CPU temperature in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I measure my computer temperature? On my previous PC I have used some gadgets to measure the temperature. How can I measure it on Windows 8?
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Reading cpu temperature Intel celeron R ubuntu

I know there are already a lot of questions like this, but non of the answers provided there could fix my problem. Hopefully I find an answer here. I try to read out my cpu temperature with lm-sensors ...
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OSX: Command line display of temperature sensor status

I was wondering how one checks temperature status (CPU, chassis) from a OSX Terminal? I have a few machines and am trying to incorporate this into a series of diagnostic scripts we maintain. I didn't ...
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Linux AMD-FX 8350 temperature monitoring

I’m trying to get the CPU temperature for my AMD-FX8350 on Debian Squeeze. I ran sensors-detect and then sensors, but I only get my motherboard sensors (it8720-isa-0228). There are three temperature ...
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What is the effect of internal temperature on laptop lifespan

I have a few months old Samsung Series 7 laptop with an i5 CPU (T-junction 100°C). It has a silent mode feature, which turns the fan off (or greatly limits its speed). I'm wondering if it is safe to ...
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Laptop overclock

Is it usual to a laptop made by dell (inspiro N4050) with i5 processor have the processor running at 3.0 GHz without any overclock settings? The temperature surpass 80 ºC sometimes. Thank you.
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Is this normal CPU temperature?

My power supply fan has suddenly started becoming really noisy and I am wondering if it is affecting my CPU temperature. I have a desktop with a 6-core CPU. This is what CPU Thermometer shows me: ...
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Is it dangerous to run a CPU in an extremely cold environment?

We are in a fish processing unit where the temperature is constantly at -10°C (+13F). If we use a machine in here, will it be at risk of damage from the cold? Is there any considerations we need to ...
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Serious voltage and temperature problems

My computer has been acting up when I play games so I wanted to look into why. Issue 1: GPU Temp According to afterburner and speedfan my 8800GTX idles at 90 degrees and then when playing games ...
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HP Pavilion dv6 overheating, how do I set fan speed to 100% all the time?

So I have a HP Pavilion dv6, and it works fine. But when I play, say, Minecraft, the temperature jumps to around 60c-70c. I wouldn't be bothered by this, but I bought this computer and played ...
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linux cpu temperature

How can I find out the cpu temperature of my linux desktop? What does acpi -t measure? The man page doesn't really say more than 'thermal information'. Judging from ACPI = advanced config and power ...
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High Temperature when stress testing Intel Core i7 3770K

I have bought an i7 3770K. I have tried to stress it, N ear full load computation using CUDA I was surprised that it gets 99°C at 68% of the CPU load, is this normal? I have to change the cooling ...
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Linux: How to delay hddtemp service start at boot until all hdd are visible?

I live in a hot and humid environment, therefore I monitor the hdd temperature using hddtemp and gkrellm. There is an LSI9211 8i sata/sas controller in my computer. I have drives connected to both my ...
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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 ...