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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Linux CLI: fail-proof way to check temperature

I usually use one of the following to check temperature of Linux-based computers: $ cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THM/temperature $ acpi -V $ sensors However, on the current system I am using (Debian ...
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CPU reaching 98C when using Google Hangouts

When idling my laptop is 45 - 50C, when browsing it is 55 - 70C and when watching HD videos it is 75 - 87 and when doing a hangouts call (with HD on my webcam) it is 93 - 98C. The laptop is very loud ...
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How does the Raspberry PI deal with high or low temperature? [closed]

I'm doing a research about how a Raspberry PI deals with high temperature and other threats to it's hardware. I've figured out, that there is an operating temperature range defined for several ...
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CPU core temperature high and cycling, @100% CPU load Asus Z170 Deluxe, i7-6700K

Update: Changed the CPU (with upgraded dual fan cooler) and different heatsink compound. Passes the Intel tests in Windows - but still hot and cycling in Ubuntu running stress or stress-ng. Has ...
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How can I make Speedfan run automatically when the PC starts?

I tweaked the fan curve on my case fan because it runs at 100% when I am gaming. So I made it run at a max of 80%, which is MUCH more quieter, and it doesn't seem to have any impact on the max ...
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What are dangerous motherboard operating temperatures?

There are five motherboard temperature sensors for my PC, according to HW Monitor. Two of these, called TZ00 and TZ01, are always at 28C and 30C respectively, no matter what. I am inclined to believe ...
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What are the ways I can improve airflow and reduce temperatures in a pre-built PC casing without investing in extra cooling fans?

Inside of my casing: Front/back/side of casing; Just want to know if there are any simple things for me to do to improve cooling and reduce temperatures without having to invest in a new cooling ...
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Change temperature at which fan turns on?

I own a Razer Blade Stealth. Absolutely love it. Sometimes, however, the CPU temperature shoots over 80 degrees C, especially when watching videos full screen. I have done some research and found it ...
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Remotely monitor system temperatures

I want to display my system information on another device, such as temperatures, cpu usage...etc For the sake of a question that is not too broad, I want to know how to remotely view my temps. If ...
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How to tell if CPU is actually overheating or is a false positive?

How does the CPU know it's temperature? I've been having trouble turning on my computer as I keep getting "CPU fan error". I reapplied thermal paste and got a new heatsink/fan and still the same ...
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Should I let my laptop rest(and how often) during long high load? [closed]

I need to run a long process(the longer the better, like 20 hours or days) that requires +70-80% constant load(neural network learning). CPU usually is at 62-65 celsius during this load and the cooler ...
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What Temperature Should Fan Speed Be Based Off Of?

I have a question for you. I'm currently reviving an old laptop and trying to make it my own, but I'm having some problems with temperature. I got a program to control the fan speed, and it offers ...
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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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Laptop overclock

Is it usual to a laptop made by dell (inspiron 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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Loud Noisy (CPU Watercooler?) Fans

I have an issue with my computer lately, I built my computer 3 months ago and I assume my CPU watercooler fan is getting louder. I have a Corsair H100i Watercooler, Intel Core i5-3570k CPU, ASRock Z77 ...
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What do the results of this AIDA64 System Stability test mean?

I think it's very bad but what exactly does this test of my laptop performance indicate? Hardware problems?
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How to set NVIDIA GPU Slowdown Temperature? (Linux)

How can I set the GPU Slowdown Temperature on an NVIDIA GPU (specifically, a GTX960M)? I'm running Kali 2.0, a Debian-based penetration testing distro. As you might be able to tell from the GPU ...
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Automatic shutdown at specific gpu/cpu temperature in linux

How to configure linux or lm-sensors or etc. to automatic shutdown at specific GPU or CPU temperature?
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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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CPU temperate stuck and fan at maximum speed

I have a Dell Inspiron 5548 (i7-5500U, 16GB RAM) and I'm running Fedora 24 with kernel 4.5.1. I noticed the internal fan will stay at maximum speed (5500-5600RPM) forever while the CPU temperature ...
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New Seagate GoFlex external hard drive reporting temperature 50C and higher--defective or normal?

I have a brand-new Seagate GoFlex hard drive, and my SMART diagnostics program (CrystalDiskInfo) is warnings me that the drive is running too hot. The lowest reported temperature I've seen it is 48C, ...
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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°C for one and 72°C for the other (it lists two GTX 590s but I only have one so not sure why ...
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Nvidia Desktop GPU: simple fan rpm control for Windows

I have a very expensive graphics card installed in my Windows 10 machine. It is an EVGA GeForce GTX980 Ti Classified. I'm pretty happy with the experience so far, but the one problem I have is that ...
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Laptop CPU temperatures: 65°C in idle, 100+°C in heavy load

The laptop is a 4 years old Asus N56VZ, ambient temperature is around 25°C. I've already unmounted the laptop, cleared the (not much) dust and changed the original thermal paste with Arctic MX-4, ...
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Computer suffers thermal shutdown without first trying thermal throttling

My laptop has an i7-4710MQ processor and a Nividea GeForce GTX 970m inside. Recently I have noticed it performs unexpected, thermal shutdowns during gaming. It does not appear as though either the ...
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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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At what temperature I should install another cooler for the processor?

I have a Intel dual core processor, code name Ivy Bridge, frequency ~3GHz, max TDP is 55.0W. I use Core Temp to monitor the temperature while all cores are at nearly 100% load. The temperature ...
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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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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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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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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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Critical temperature Asus n551jx

I got this asus n551jx machine, which comes with a pretty good setup of GPU (GTX950m), and CPU too (i7 4720hq). Therefore gaming is not a problem, and it's quite enjoyable! The only thing that scaries ...
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Maximum temperature laptop internals can handle? Cooling options?

So I have a Compaq CQ50-215CA and my sister was using her laptop on her bed and I was just using it quickly to check my email. The surface of the laptop was really hot and I opened Speccy to see that ...
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Keyboard error until the computer is warm enough

My Laptop keyboard is error during the turn on time until several period after it. It seems like the space button and control button is pressed. I detect it from the sound of the computer as if there ...
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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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Faulty hard drive: does cold help or it is my imagination?

My Seagate HDD failed last week. It has 3 partitions: 1 Linux, 1 windows, and 1 for data. I was working in Linux and suddenly when I was saving a text file the system complained saying the ...
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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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Do the temperatures indicate my laptop healthy?

The temperatures of my Thinkpad T400 are: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device CPU_0: +57.0°C (crit = +127.0°C) CPU_1: +56.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) thinkpad-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA ...
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Temperature of my 8600GS graphics card

How can I see the temperature of my 8400GS graphics card?
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Reducing temperature of hot laptop

I have a HP Pavillion dv5-1101en with an Athlon X2 QL-64 @ 2GHz (really a Turion under the Athlon name) and it runs at about 60C idle on a 2-fan stand, but under one-core 80% load it can do up to 80C ...
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Run a Script 5 Minutes after startup

I'm doing a project in home automation and it contains a temperature sensor i.e DSB1820 and a gas sensor MQ2 coupled with an MCP3008 ADC. Using RPI2 with Jessie. now, the script which contains 2 ...
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Can CPU performance be permanently be degraded by running at high temperatures?

My question is specifically if a processor can perform worse after extended periods of being too hot. I've had my laptop for four years and my cpu would regularly get to 85C+ watching videos or using ...
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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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Are NVidia ESA values standardized?

I'm presently reverse-engineering the Dell XPS 630 and 730 Master IO boards, to create cross-platform tools that aren't restricted by OS and motherboard. I've completely analyzed the protocol, and ...
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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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My AMD A8-4500M is at 120C Is this a error with speccy

I just installed speccy on my laptop and was very surprised to see these temperatures when idling My CPU has a maximum temperature of 100C and the fan is quiet (and is working) and my laptop doesn't ...
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N550JK overheating while gaming – is 90-95 °C normal?

I've got an N550JK with i7-4700HQ processor and 850M Graphic card. I use 'Core Temp' ver. 1.0 RC6-64bit to detect the temperature of the cores. While gaming in modern games, I'm getting cores temp ...
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Is It Common for a Laptop Heatsink to Have a Temperature Sensor Near The Main Fan?

I'm using SpeedFan to control my laptop temperature. Among the readings for outright local CPU, GPU, HDD, DIMM, Core, and ACPI temperature, there is an unknown reading marked "Temp4". The temperature ...
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Could I have damaged a CPU?

I built a PC around a Q9550 1 1/2 years ago (motherboard is an Asus P5Q deluxe). Specs give 2.83GHz, I overclocked it to 3.40 GHz without any problem (or so I thought) until two months ago. Cooling is ...
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Faulty Nvidia gtx 970 (fan issue)

I recently bought a EVGA Nvidia gtx 970 from scan.co.uk and when I installed it, it had issues. Like when the graphics card temperature hits 60, one fan spins to 100% and another fan does not spin at ...