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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Overclocked Intel Core 2 Duo E4300, what now?

I have overclocked Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E4300 CPU. I changed FSB from 200 to 220. Multiplier is x9. The old core speed was 9 x 200 = 1800 GHz. Now it's 1980 GHz. I runed memtest to 20 passes ...
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Acceptable Intel i5 Proccessor Temperature? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the safe temperature range for a Core-i5 processor? I'm just wondering if my processor I working under an acceptable temp. From what I have read 42 is pretty ...
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Find the temperature of a graphics card via commandline in Linux(Ubuntu)

Question: How can I find the temperature of my hardware via command line on Ubuntu? Info: I have a simulation that I've pushed off on to my work horse's graphics card(GTX465). I currently am in ...
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Good free software for freeing up RAM Memory in Windows 7(64bit) [closed]

I am looking for good Windows 7 software to free up RAM memory on my PC... I tried some ones I found on Google but they were bad stuff... with viruses, spamware etc... I want a free, clean, ...
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Whats the Min and Max temperature of an ATI Raedon HD 5800 series?

I am having heat problems with my ATI Radeon HD 5800 series card, the minimum temperature of my card is 45C and max I have had it at was 90C. Do I have a heat problem or is this the temperature the ...
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What is THRM temperature in HWMonitor?

I am bulding a server on Albatron motherboard. I don't have any specs yet. CPU is reaching about 60C because CPU cooler is damaged. Anyways what is THRM temperature in Hardware Monitor Pro? The THRM ...
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CPU temperature too high but fan not running at max speed

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Understanding SpeedFan terminology

There has been a lot of people posting problems running Battlefield 3 with an Nvidia card, specficially the GTX 560Ti. Something doesn't sound right - if it really was a driver problem, then I would ...
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What is the ideal/normal CPU temperature? (Intel Q2800) [closed]

I think I am having some problem with processor fan... but I am not sure as I never checked the temperature before so I don’t know currently is it ok or not. I am using HWMonitor to record ...
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Modify GTX 580 fan speeds in bios

I have stock overclocked GTX 580s which run so hot that the driver crashes. I can dial up the fan manually using Nvidia Inspector. That fixes the problem, but i have to tinker around all the time and ...
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Is 75 °C temperature too high for a laptop?

My laptop, a HP DV6, runs at an average temperature of 75 °C. I measured the temperature with acpi -t from the terminal in Ubuntu 10.10. Is this temperature normal?
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Dell Inspiron 1564 overheating but fan not switching on, how to diagnose?

I've got a Dell Inspiron 1564 laptop that is about one and a half years old. Since about a week, the laptop started to overheat, causing it to switch off unexpectedly... The cpu fan is working ...
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Guessing CPU Temp Based on HDD Temp

Is it possible to estimate the temperature of a CPU based on the temperature of the HDD. The reason I ask is that I have tried many temperature monitoring programs (in Ubuntu), but the problem is my ...
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Acceptable temperature range of hard drives

What's the safe and acceptable temperature range for my laptop? 500GB hard drive Intel Core i5 2nd generation CPU 6GB RAM ddr3 hdd name- wdc wd5000bpvt-22hxzt1 500.1gb
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Get temperature of CPU (Intel Core i5) in FreeBSD

Does anyone know how to get the temperature of an Intel Core i5 processor in FreeBSD? Relevant info: Motherboard: Asus P8P67 Deluxe CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 OS: FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE (64bit) ...
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Asus MoBo Running At 90C

Today I built myself a low/mid range gaming rig, nothing complex just an i3 2100 with GTX 460. Everything went fine and I got Windows 7 installed. I installed Speccy (http://www.piriform.com/speccy) ...
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What is an acceptable temperature spread between CPU & heatsink temps?

My computer gives the following temperatures: CPU: 68°C CPU Heatsink: 52°C Can I read these numbers to interpret how efficiently heat is being conducted away from the CPU? If so, is there a ...
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Is 53°C too hot for an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 CPU @ 3.00GHz? [closed]

I'm using Piriform Speccy and it's saying that my Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz CPU is running at 53 degrees Celsius... and that is at 50% load. Is it just me, or does that seem to be a bit high? ...
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Too high CPU temperature

I have Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.40Ghz) with Core Voltage 1.200V (if it helps), on the motherboard ASUS P5KPL-CM. So today, when I started my computer, it suddenly showed me that the CPU temperature is ...
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Massive difference between Core Temperature and CPU temperature

I've recently purchased a new machine, and decided it was time to start seeing what it could do. I downloaded and installed SpeedFan to see how everything was running before fiddling, for obvious ...
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Average idle temperature for i7 965 Nehalem 1366?

Just wondering what should be the average idle temperature should be for an i7 965 Extreme Edition Nehalem 1366 processor. The thing is, ever since the first day I bought and assembled this computer, ...
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Phenom x6 overheating: temperature montiors show constant 0 degrees C

I have an AMD Phenom II x6 processor which is overheating very easily, especially considering it's water cooled. I'm trying to monitor the temperature (in Windows 7) to see what's going on, but I ...
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How to cool my extremely hot video card?

Some background: I have had my computer for over 2 years. After I tried to clean it, my CPU started to go over 80ºC idle. I managed to reduce it to 60ºC and used it for a long time, almost 9 months, ...
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laptop temperature vs desktop temperature

Is it safe to assume that recommended on-load and idle temperature of laptop is same as desktop? I feel I know the range of desktop's HDD, GPU and CPU ideal temperature. Can this knowledge be ...
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Laptop running VERY hot

I've just bought a second-hand laptop, a Sony Vaio VGN-SZ1HP/B, and it runs VERY hot to the touch. So hot, in fact, that I can't touch the bottom left-hand side of my machine for longer than a few ...
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How to add temperature tab to task manager?

I know that almost all processors nowadays have built in temperature sensors. How and why aren't these part of task manager? (or the performance tab) Is there a different program that would ...
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GTX 590 temperature is 71/61 degree celsius

I'm a bit concerned about the idling temperatures of my graphics card, GPU-Z says that its temperature is 62 degrees celsius for one and 72 degrees celsius for the other (it lists two GTX 590s but I ...
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How do I get my CPU fan to stop spinning when idle?

I have a PC which I built ~3 years ago which had been running smoothly and silently until recently. Now, the CPU fan likes to spin up to 1200-1500 RPM even when it's idle, which is rather annoying. ...
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Are Laptop Cooling Accessories (Pads, external fans, etc.) Effective?

I am asking about the effectiveness of these: And/or add-on cooling fans like these: Should cheap ones be bought or are expensive ones are the way to go?
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Are Laptop Cooling Fans That Suck Hot Air From Vent Effective? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are Laptop Cooling Accessories (Pads, external fans, etc.) Effective? I am not talking about cooling pads, but cooling fans like these:
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Workstation restarts randomly - no BSOD - temperature/power supply problem?

I have a high-end dual CPU workstation that has started rebooting itself several times per day. It has no history of doing this - it just started in the last few days. It hasn't had any hardware ...
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BIOS upgrade lowers CPU temperature

Setup I've got a system with an Asus P8Z68-V PRO motherboard and an Intel Core i7-2600K CPU running at stock speed (no overlocking) which I cool with a Noctua NH-U12P. On the heatsink I've got the ...
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Stock cooler for core i7-2600 close to 80C at idle - will aftermarket one help?

I bought brand new Core i7 2600 (socket 1155) CPU with box cooler on it. I assembled a minimum booting configuration and in the BIOS it shows steady 73-78 degrees CPU temperature right off the bat. It ...
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CPU Core Temperature Variation

I have a brand new laptop with an i7 2630QM CPU. Core #3 (Out of 1-4) always has a temperature 3-8C cooler than the other cores under normal operation. If I put 100% load on the core then it'll go up ...
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Are these temperatures okay?

These are my computer specs: (collected with Everest): Field Value CPU Properties CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 2800 MHz (21 x 133) CPU Alias ...
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Indecipherable SpeedFan log [closed]

I run SpeedFan in Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) and found some log files in C:\Program Files\SpeedFan named SFLog20110717-0001.csv through SFLog20110717-0009.csv. I opened them, hoping to see a log ...
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GPU Temperature

I have an NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 graphics card. I'm getting a temperature of 39-40.0°C in idle, is that ok? Whats the ideal temperature for that card on idle?
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Thinkpad shuts down after 10 minutes of heavy use

Less than two years ago, I bought a Lenovo Thinkpad R500. When using the CPU heavily, it sometimes decides to reboot (with Ubuntu briefly showing "shutdown" message). A Linux widget shows me the CPU ...
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How can I view my video card's temperature via SSH?

I've finally managed to set up my two ATI Radeon 6950 video cards in my machine, but the cards can get quite hot. Based on the arrangement of my apartment, I want to be able to SSH into the machine an ...
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Dell XPS 15 - Noise, Heat

I just bought a Dell XPS 15 (L502X). I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 with Gnome 2.32.1 When I start Ubuntu, I have the following temperatures: temp1: ~45ºC temp2: ~45ºC core1: ~41ºC core2: ~42ºC After ...
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Athlon 64 4000+ rapidly heats to 70° after power up

Is it normal that my A64 4000+ AMD CPU rapidly heats up to 70+ degrees Celsius? It is visible in the BIOS config, and in a Windows tool. I do not know the exact data it used to run, but I had ...
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At what working temperatures will my gpu not only survive, but have a long healthy life

There are plenty of questions about what a safe gpu temperature is, but these seem focused on what temperatures a gpu will survive at in the short term, regardless of whether it may shorten the cards ...
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Computer randomly shuts itself off

I have not been able to determine a pattern for why this happens, despite my best efforts. I've attempted to run it on full power with Prime95 and this doesn't trigger a restart. Generally the ...
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How do I check my temps inside my case? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good software for measuring computer temperature? Do I need to buy anything special to know the temps on my CPU and video card?
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What's a good temperature for a processor to idle at?

I'm running an Intel Core2 Duo T6600 @ 2.20GHz in my Ubuntu laptop, and it runs at around 45 degrees celsius. Is this a good idle temperature? What do most processors run around, temperature-wise? ...
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Shut down on start up - faulty temperature sensor?

I have a packard bell Imedia 4145 about 18 months old. It shuts down soon after I switch it on. It will get as far as starting to load windows then shut off. Each time I turn it on it runs for a ...
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My hard drive seems to be overheating… what should I do?

After a cold boot, the hard drive in my notebook jumps to 56℃ within an hour or so of idling. Is 56℃ a cause for alarm? Notes: The notebook is on a flat desk and none of the vents are obstructed. ...
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 Heat Security

I am running some pretty heavy calculations (Running Bitcoin hash-mining) on my Nvidia GeForce GTX 460, and, needless to say, I´m quite paranoid whenever the heat reaches 50 degrees celcius (Which it ...
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Crashing at random intervals, possibly from heat or voltage?

My CPU is an AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+ Its rating is 55 - 63 C with a Vcore voltage of 1.35 / 1.4. My system (OpenSuse latest version) crashes often at random intervals. Recently ...
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Has anybody seen increased CPU usage/temp since installing Windows 7 SP1 and/or Internet Explorer 9? [closed]

I have a HP 8730W Laptop that has been installed with Windows 7 since RTM. Over time, all updates has been installed. Lately, I have noticed quite an increase in the CPU fan usage. Earlier, when idle, ...