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comment PC dies when running at 100% CPU
@Anish A Thanks you may well be right. I couldn't find the setting for the shutdown temp in the BIOS but I'll have another look. I assumed it was currently 105 degrees since that's what Real Temp seems to think (which I acknowledge seems very high), which is what made me think it was something other than CPU overheating since I know it's not getting near that.
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@Bobby Thanks, I hadn't realised that 70 was that hot.. but if that's the case I wonder why the Real Temp software seems to think the cut out temp is 105 degress? It definitely hasn't got near that.
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@ZenMaster Thanks I will try the advanced power settings.
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comment PC dies when running at 100% CPU
Thanks for all the answers so far. My OS is Windows 7 64 bit. CPU is Intel Core i3, will check the speed later as I'm at work now. The program is not in an infinite loop, it's just quite intensive, and in fact I have once or twice got it to complete (taking approx 90 secs) before the cut out occurs.
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