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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Intel CPU - Downclock

Hello I have an Intel i5-3210 M, 2.5Ghz I download Speccy and it shows that the average CPU temperature is 90°C, I've read above 80°C is a lot. If I down clock the CPU from 2.5Ghz to lets say 2.0Ghz ...
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Normal motherboard and CPU temperature

What is the normal temperature of motherboard and CPU? Details: Model: Toshiba SATELLITE T130 Mainboard: Toshiba SATELLITE T130 Total Memory: 3.84 GB DDR3 SO-DIMM Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU ...
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Is ~49 °C normal for motherboard idle temperature?

My motherboard model name is Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2PT. It's normal idle temperature shows 49 °C. Ambient room temp is 30 °C. Idle CPU (AMD FX-6100) temperature is 27 °C. Is 50 °C ...
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lm-sensors does not detect intel gpu

I want to monitor the temperature and fan speed of my intel gpu. However, sensors does not seem to detect it: niko@dell-xps15: ~ $ sudo sensors-detect Password: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-...
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Can ESXi read CPU temperatures (and report them to Observium)? (Poweredge 1950 Gen 3)

Currently running ESXi 5.5, Poweredge 1950 Gen 3 with dual Xeon E5410's at 2.33GHz. As far as I can tell, ESXi does not report CPU temperature anywhere. Here is the health page on ESXi vSphere: So ...
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Control fans speed relative to higher temperature

Hi guys:)I want to control my fans' speed relative to the higher temperature that a component has in the pc.Is it possible to do?Is it a good idea?
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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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Temperature monitoring on Dell Precision M4500 under Linux: sensors-detect doesn't, what next?

I have a Dell Precision M4500, Intel Core i5 CPU, running Linux (Ubuntu Lucid), and would like to keep an eye on CPU temperature. I've tried lm-sensors: sensors-detect didn't find any sensors; ...
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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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cpu temperature influenced by integrated graphic card?

I have an intel skylake i5 6600 no oc..still no dedicated graphic card..here it's summer,ambient temperature can get up to 30° and during games sessions my cpu temp can get to 80-85° with stock cooler....
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Will cold weather break my laptop?

Situation: It's -5 °C outside and I'm bringing my laptop to school in my bag. I spend a lot of time walking outside in the cold. Then I go into the school where it's 25 °C and fire up the laptop ...
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Laptop temperatures still too high after cleaning

I have Thinkpad T440p that was getting around 60c on the HDD and 70-80c on CPU/GPU so I decided to take it apart and give it a good cleaning with pressured air in a can and replacing the thermal paste ...
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Dell with LCD issues only boots after it's been off for several hours

A few weeks ago, I started noticing that very rarely, when I touched the frame of my Dell laptop on the left side, there would be a few green lines on my display. I didn't think much of it until some ...
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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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How fast should a hot laptop's fan spin?

I am having some problems with my T420 Lenovo laptop overheating. The fan is working, in that I feel air being blown and can hear it when I put my ear near the heat sink fins. I have noticed however, ...
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How do I improve laptop heat dissipation in docking station?

I have a Lenovo laptop that I sometimes use in a docking station. I am having problems with the laptop running hot (190+F, according to the KDE temperature widget) while under heavy load, especially ...
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CPU temperature between 39-58C, Is It Normal?

I have an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, this is the temperature information at light load: And this is the temperature at heavy load: Is this normal? On one hand I have a SU user says that this is ...
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Will These Temps Cause System Damage

I have a AMD FX8350 4.00GHZ processor and speedfan shows these as my temps. Temp1 shows a flame beside it, but I know those are "default" settings. All I am doing is using Handbrake to convert an ....
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Does adding another video card hugely reduce the strain on the first?

I've been playing a game which is resource-intensive as it is, but I've since discovered that it causes my video card (which has three monitors connected) to exceed temperatures of 70'C. The framerate ...
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see air temperature on dell m3800 laptop

The specs say my Dell Precision M3800 has an air temperature sensor. I can't find any way to read the value. Is there a way that can be accessed from within windows?
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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 model,...
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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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CPU Temperatures

I have an issue with my FX8350 on Gigabyte 990XA-UD3. I've set a BIOS buzzer warning to sound off when the socket temp exceeds 60C/140F. On my FX8350 I have an CM Hyper 212 EVO, and the CPU is ...
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CPU core temperature high and cycling, @100% CPU load Asus Z170 Deluxe, i7-6700K

Update: Upgraded BIOS to 1801 - CPU got hotter 70-75degC!! Disabling Turbo Mode in BIOS stopped the cycling (BIOS 1702) CPU temp ~65-69degC. Already changed the CPU (with upgraded dual fan cooler) ...
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TCase vs TJ. Max

I have a core 2 quad q9650. According to intel's specs the max TCase is 71.4 Celcius. (Which is the surface of the chip as seen here: However, according to core temp my TJ Max (im assuming the ...
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Are my CPU temperatures too high?

My CPU temperature revolves around 40 - 50 C while idle and it immediately shoots up to 90 C while starting a game as old as AOE II Conquerors. See below the screenshot which I captured using CPU ID ...
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CPU core temps quickly at ~100°C with no load

This problem started a few month ago where this occurred a few times randomly but could be fixed with 1-3 reboots. Now this is a permanent problem: When my PC boots it takes about 5sec until my ...
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Motherboard temperature reaches 124° C?

This is a brand new PC build (only a few days old.) There are plenty of fans in the case, but after a few hours of playing Skyrim, this is what Speccy reports: My usual motherboard idle temperature ...
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Laptop GPU is reporting temperature of 511 degrees

My Toshiba Satellite S50-B is less than a year old and is reporting a GPU temp of 511 degrees celsius. Core 0 and 1 report around 25-35 degrees celsius. I detected this using speedfan. I noticed that ...
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Are My Temps To High?

Speedfan throws up the fire symbol and red exclamation beside my GPU temp and I want to check that this is not a huge concern for me. System details Tower: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 MoBo: ...
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CPU Core Temperature 40 degrees cooler than CPUTIN tempterature

My pc has been heat crashing due to an overheated CPU a lot recently so I just opened it up to redo the thermal paste and make sure that that was not the issue. It is an Intel i7 4820k. I booted back ...
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Troubleshooting overheating USB Hub

I have a Maxxtro MX-UCZ USB 3.0 Hub and recently it started getting hot for no apparent reason. After opening the enclosure and looking at the board from both sides I have seen that all solder joints ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...