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 can I see the evolution of the CPU temperatures in the SpeedFan log file? [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, ...
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core temperature vs CPU temperature

I have recently installed a new heat sink & fan combination on my Core 2 Quad since my CPU was hitting about 70C under load. This has managed reduce temperatures while running Prime95 to about ...
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I need a replacement heat sink thermistor for a MacPro1,1 [closed]

I need a replacement heat sink thermistor for a MacPro1,1. I pulled the 5160's and replaced them with 5350's (2.66/1066). I then did the BSEL and VID mods to get them working at 3.3/1333. The heat ...
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New MacBook Pro, sluggish and overheating? [closed]

I just bought the new MacBook Pro, 2.3GHz quad-core i7, 8GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM, 512Gb Solid State Drive. It runs freaking awesome...for a while. Then it seems to get very, very sluggish. Scrolling in a ...
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How to know what CPU temperature causes machine to stop?

Since some recent changes, my machine suddenly powers off at random times. I suspect it's overheating. I've installed a temperature monitoring utility to watch how hot the CPU gets. Maybe I will be ...
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What is the maximum temperature Core 2 Duo should have?

My laptop CPU is "Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz". I use Ubuntu 10.10 and I get the CPU temperate via 'sensors' program. During normal operation it reports the CPU temperate ~50 ...
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My graphics card is running very hot; should I do anything?

My Radeon 5870 is running near 90°C while not doing anything. I have dusted it, but it made no difference. What, if anything, should I do?
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Is my CPU temperature normal?

On my Lenovo T400 laptop, the CPU temperature is mid 40 Celsius under Ubuntu 10.10 and mid 30 Celsius under Windows 7 when the laptop just starts up. I was wondering if the temperatures are normal, ...
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My CPU hits 100°C… Help me!

The safe limit for processors is typically 50°C or so, but I have found that my CPU likes to do up to 100°C. I have got these readings from SpeedFan 4.42. I have a Intel Quad Core unclocked. I am ...
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Could a temp directory with a lot of files slow down the Windows PC?

I am not sure if it is a metropolitan legend, but I'm asking me if a temporary directory on Windows VISTA PC with a lot of file (~30.000) could slow down the entire machine. Any idea? I need some ...
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Asus Maximus IV CPU instant temperature reading 63+?

When I cold boot and check the CPU temperature in the BIOS it instantly says 63+ if I reset the CMOS and cold boot up again it will say 30-40+ but then when I restart again it will instantly say 63+ ...
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My GPU is running at a high temperature (88°C), should I worry?

I have a PC with two graphics cards and four monitors. All the monitors are running 1920x1200 with 16Bit colour. The cards are an NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT and an NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT. When I run ...
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ATI Temperature Monitoring

I'm trying to monitor the temperature of my GPUs (multiple ATI 5970) in my computation cluster. Problem is that the aticonfig tool does not work in headless mode # /usr/bin/aticonfig ...
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CPU temperature vs. CPU Heatsink Temperature

When looking for a good/max "Temperature." should I be looking at max "CPU" temp or max "CPU Heatsink" temp. Usually the heatsink temp is lower. My computer (Macbook Pro 6,2) measures both.
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What log entries should I expect after an unexpected Mac Mini reboot?

My 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Mac Mini suffers unexpected shut-downs from time to time. I suspect this is because it gets too hot - iStat Menu shows the CPU temperature reaching 98 C when it's working ...
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What are some processor monitoring tools for Ubuntu

What are some good tools that I could use to monitor my processor? I know of some tools like SpeedFan and CoreTemp for Windows, but I need a Linux alternative.
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QX6850 CPU over temperature, is the CPU bad?

I noticed my QX6850 has been running around 90-100 celcius for quite some time, it's an old Windows machine I don't use anymore, but I'd like to set it back up and use it. Is the processor fried if ...
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Recommendations for turning on a laptop that is cold, like ~10F (sat in car outside overnight)?

I saw the question Will cold weather break my laptop?... I have a similar question, but it's different. One of the answers there posted a list of top-10 recommendations for what to do. (source: ...
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What is the safe temperature range for a Core-i5 processor?

I have an HP laptop with with a Core-i5 450m processor and an ATI Radeon 5650 1GB graphics card. When I played crysis warhead on my system its temprature went up to 82° c. Is it safe to play games up ...
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Maximum safe temperature for Celeron 2.53GHz

I couldn't find the answer in similar topics. please tell me. My CPU temp is 62°C (As shown in BIOS setup) at idle and reaches 72°C when I play a 3D game for some time. is this temp safe? what is the ...
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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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how to find cpu temperature fedora 13?

My laptop seems to be running SUPER HOT. Is there a command to ask for the CPU temp from the terminal?
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How does running really hot affect your laptop?

I have a Sony VPCF115FM iy (Q720). I know there was a bios update posted to keep the machine cooler. Mine regularly runs between 49 C and 63-64 C. I purchased it several months ago with the hope ...
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How do I get the current VRM temps on my HD5850?

Thinking about adding an aftermarket cooler to my ATI HD5850. I want an accurate picture of my current temps before and after so I don't break anything. I've seen on some forums that VRM temperatures ...
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Video card temps too high?

I have a XFX GT 240 1GB DDR5 video card with idle temps around 40C and load temps at 60C+. Are these too high? Should I be concerned?
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Is it possible to control my CPU frequency?

My laptop's CPU Type is: Mobile AMD Turion 64 ML-30, 1600 MHz (8 x 200) I was wondering how to find out if its CPU frequency is controllable? What softwares or other ways can control my CPU ...
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What is the difference between Temp1 and Core shown in SpeedFan?

I am beginning to use Speedfan. I was wondering what is the difference between Temp1 and Core shown in SpeedFan? Whose temperature is more important?
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What is the purpose to have clock control?

I am beginning to use SpeedFan. It has a function to automatic control clock with respect to the CPU temperature. I was wondering if the clock control means to control cpu frequency? What are the ...
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Live update CPU temperature in Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Software for monitoring/measuring GPU temperature (WinXP/7) Good software for measuring computer temperature? I was wondering how to get live update of CPU ...
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Hard drive temps too high?

I have 3 hard drives inside my Antec Sonata III 500 case. I have 1 Seagate 7200.10 250GB hard drive, a Samsung F3 1GB drive, and a 500GB seagate 7200.10 hard drive. All 7200rpm I have an external 2GB ...
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Will cold weather slow my cable internet connection down?

Internet connection speed was fine up until about a month ago, when things started to get colder. Now things are barely dial-up speed, and getting worse. Is this a reasonable cause and effect, or ...
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What is the maximum temperature my CPUs can reach before causing damage?

After my BIOS reset itself for some reason, my computer/cpu fan is running non-stop, so I installed speedfan so I can monitor the temperature of the four cores I have. I was alarmed to see three ...
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Computer unstable at lower temperatures

My computer is playing some strange joke at me, and I'm at a loss. Everybody knows that hot temperatures causes many components to become unstable and even cause damage. When I built this machine, I ...
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Is in my computer sensor which checks DDR1 Ram temp?

Is there any sensor which checks temp of ram?
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Linux laptop CPU temperature (overheating) & fan speed [closed]

Testing on two older laptops: Compaq Presario A900 with Ubuntu 10.04 (2.6.32-24 kernel) Gateway ML6720 with Fedora 13 both freshly updated, I noticed both of them have the same problem: Nothing ...
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LCD only turn on in hot weather

I have an LG LCD and when the weather is cold it will take a long time to turn on and I need to turn on and turn off several times before the image appears. When I'm doing this the image appears for ...