Questions tagged [cooling]

Removal of heat from computer components such as CPU and GPU, required to ensure reliable operation and prevent overheating and failure.

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Is liquid cooling a viable solution for a quieter (non-gaming) desktop in 2021? [closed]

As I prepare to order a new desktop system for my workspace, I'd like to prioritize the quietness of the system. I need a system for software development. Though the apps I write are not CPU, graphics ...
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Laptop CPU overheats when turbo boost is active

My laptop is shutting down if I have turbo boost enabled, it does not matter which OS I'm using, I have tried a lot of things like clean install, drivers, monitoring but it seems that the only ...
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Safe method of blocking whining noise from PSU exhaust?

With respect to my other question here, I have attached an egg box over the exhaust fan on my PC that was making a noise. The image does not show it clearly, but there is a ~1.5" clearance ...
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Re-attaching heatsink with new thermal paste

Yestersay I was changing my laptop's cooling fan so I needed to take out the heatsink. I properly cleaned the old dried-out thermal paste and apply a new one. However, it took me a few minutes (around ...
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Temp1 overheat SpeedFan - 97°C

I have HP Omen 17 inch, which I believe I bought 2 years ago. I cleaned it several times the last one was 2 weeks ago. The thermal paste haven't been changed since I bought it. I also have IETS GT300 ...
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How to fix a laptop fan that struggles to spin

So my parents have this HP laptop, been around since 2016. I go to boarding school, and play games like minecraft on the laptop with no problems. Although when I recently came back from school and ...
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MacBook Pro 16 inch thermal throttling even when temperatures are low

MBP : Laptop works fine with with high intensity tasks as below. But sometimes I notice that when I start to use MacBook its cpu speed limit stays at 20% despite the low temperature. I use the app &...
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Why my laptop (ASUS N580) thermal sensors showing wrong temps with high-speed range of changing?

Hello i have a Vivo book Asus N580GD and 1 year after using this problem made for me that my system will be overheated i changed my thermal paste and now using Grizzly Kayronaut and also bought a deep ...
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CPU temperature reaches 100 degree on stress when plugged in

My laptop runs fine when using battery and plugged in while normal use. But whenever I try to load some heavy software like android studio or install a game or run a game. The temperature shoots up to ...
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Which Thermal Pads would my Aorus RX 580 need?

I've bought a used RX 580 which had thermal issues and it kept crashing at start which I fixed with replacing the thermal paste but while doing it I noticed that some of the pads were weird and some ...
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how lowering tdp decreases amount of heat produced?

If there are two identical processors (ex 11 th gen 1165g7) with a single difference in its TDP value (eg. base@1.6Ghz & tdp@18watt and base@2.8Ghz & tdp@28watt) where turbo boost is 4.7ghz ...
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What is the current limit for each individual fan port on a Fatal1ty B450 Gaming-ITX Asrock motherboard?

I'm building a 1U PC using the motherboard specified in the question. I want as much airflow as I can get in such a thin case. I have room for 3 40x40x28mm fans and the highest CFM fans I can find ...
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Two same processor having different base clock but same turbo boost needs same cooling solution or different?

Suppose a processor (ex 11th gen 1135g7 with Intel speedstep tech) have configurable up and down frequency. If in one laptop base clock is 1.4Ghz (due to configurable tdp down) with turbo@4.2ghz and ...
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Higher temperatures in CPU suddenly, could weather be the cause? And more issues

My CPU is Intel Core i5-9600k. My heatsink is Hyper 212 LED. My motherboard is Gigabyte B365M DS3H WiFi My RAM is Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200MHz (runs at 2666MHz in my conf with XMP) The weather till ...
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Razer Chroma sync compatibility

I just put all my hardware in my Lian Li pc-o11-dynamic-razer-edition and need to cool my AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X (16-core/32-thread) which is a sTR4 package and a motherboard ASRock X399 Taichi ...
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How to make your computer fan quieter during voice/video calls without headphones?

Wearing headphones is an obvious solution to a noisy computer fan, since it takes the microphone much further away from the fan. Turning off unnecessary applications is another way to help reduce ...
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Heatsink near fan doesn't even warm

I have an issue with my laptop, it's always overheat, I have already clean the area of the processor and heatsink that will be the place where I put the thermal paste, before applying them, but ...
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Extra wear of multicore processor when only a single core is used. Is there such a thing?

There are specific processes that seem to load only one of the processor cores, out of the eight cores my processor has. I have some such processes that run only 10-20 seconds, but others run in this ...
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How to silence very loud stock Wraith Prism cooler?

I have a PC setup with an AMD 2700X Ryzen CPU with its stock Wraith Prism CPU cooler on a MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC. My issue is the cooler is very loud as it appears to run at full throttle even ...
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Will my possibly dust-filled fan affect my computer soon?

Recently my fans have been running constantly at a quite low but audible volume (a volume that I am willing to put up with). I have a HP 14-cf2000 Laptop PC. The noise is the fan spinning but s ...
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I dont know if my fan broken or thermal sensor is dying

Yesterday, everything still worked fine, my laptop running 24/7. Today CPU temp going 80 to 100C (normal is around 50-65C), so i know my fan is not spinning at all. But Windows is not crashed yet by ...
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New Dell G3-3579 Reaching 104 Celsius in 10 Minutes From Gaming - Tips?

A year ago I purchased a Dell G3-3579-BLKPUS. It had a problem and was returned with a new SSHD, a Firecuda. This machine has an Intel i5-8300H and a GTX 1050 TI. The game is on a recently purchased ...
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When do RAM modules generate heat?

I have two questions regarding heat generation of RAM modules. Do RAM modules generate more heat when there are (many) reads and writes to them as opposed to when they are sitting idle? Do RAM ...
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Trying to find the general temperature sensor of my CPU

I recently have downloaded this free-software called HWiNFO that lets me make graphs with the temperatures, and automatically does the average temperature of a sensor in a specific time, which I found ...
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Is my laptop fan spinning slowly? It gets so hot and doesn't perform well

I have a acer V3-571G laptop with 2GB GPU and a corei7 CPU and 2x 4GB ram. I bought it about 8 years ago. It's been about 2 years that I think my laptop gets hot more than normal. I gave my laptop to ...
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Thermal paste loses effect in one day? [closed]

Recently I replaced my thermal paste and everything seemed fine at the beginning, temperature and idle was 49 degrees, but then over the day the temperature would slowly increase, stabilizing at ...
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Core 0 and 2 of my cpu get more heated than other cores

I have recently changed the thermal paste, but after that, I noticed that core 0 and 2 are almost about 95 when doing some heavy work. Is there anything I did wrong while implementing the new thermal ...
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NVMe SSD on mini ITX motherboard

I'm looking to get an NVMe SSD on my computer, but I have a mini ITX build. However, everything I've read online strongly suggests that NVMe SSD's should use heatsinks to avoid excessive heat and ...
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Dell Latitude 5480 fan suddenly and randomly becomes loud for a good amount of time and then becomes normal?

I've never, ever have had this issue before. It began like 2-3 days ago when the laptop would suddenly start running the fan like crazy for ~45 minutes and then would return back to normal speeds. ...
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Possible to hook up 3x 12V, .5A cooling fans to a single 12V, 2A power supply? [duplicate]

If I have an adaptor with a power supply of 12V, 2A., will I be able to or will it even be safe to hook up three (3) computer cooling fans (on to the same adaptor) with this rating: DC 12V,0.5A? For ...
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Will Putting a dust filter over the fan vents damage the fan?

I bought an Intel Hades Canyon as i had a Dell pc of the same form factor earlier and i liked it. While you could open the Dell box to clean the fans which accumulated a lot of dust, the Intel box ...
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Testing and/or configuring GTX 1050 Ti Fans

I have a GTX 1050 Ti card and it has been behaving in a strange way lately. I remember that when I used the GPU, it would turn-on a very loud fan that used to cool my notebook very quickly. However, ...
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100C CPU Temprature?

yesterday I got back home after 4 days that I've been away from my PC/Home (the same for me). I booted my PC on and I heard my cpu fans were really loud and I have a bad experience from this noise in ...
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Corsair h100i v2 not fitting

So my corsair h100i v2 bracket wont screw onto my motherboard fully. As you can see in the picture the gab between is bigger than the thickness of my motherboard Is this normal or should it fit thight ...
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What thermal paste comes factory-applied with AMD Ryzen processors?

I've done my first PC Build and I was wondering what kind/brand thermal paste comes factory-applied with processors, I'm specially interested in the one that comes for Ryzen 7 3700x (this box). The ...
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How to calculate max current taken by coolers?

I have: 3 coolers - Lian Li BR lite 120 rgb Asus x570 I motherboard I'm thinking if I can connect all three coolers to one MB header. In the motherboard manual it says that coolers header max ...
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Using adhesive to fit FM1 cooler bracket in non standard HP motherboard?

First of all, I know this is not ideal but here's the situation.. Having built multiple systems myself, I bought a load of components second hand to teach someone else how to build a PC from scratch. ...
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PC Submerged in Mineral Oil: Operating Temps / Warm Environment

I support many PCs in a factory-type environment with very poor air quality. The air is full of salts and other chemicals that corrode everything and destroy electronics quickly. I am plagued with PC/...
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What is the normal temperature range of Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz?

I was using this command to read the temperature of cpu: cat /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone0/temp Then I was looking for some other options and suddenly found that there is another option to find out ...
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Can I use a cool pad instead of CPU fan if it's broken? [closed]

My laptop fan is getting so annoying, so I was thinking to pull its cable off for a month and just use a cool pad instead. I was wondering whether it's a good idea or not. I'm working in a room with a ...
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Run commands when cpu is hot

A pleasure to introduce myself, I am a user of Ubuntu and I have the following problem: I have a notebook whose cooling system is VERY bad, when it reaches 90 ° C it turns off, it never goes down. The ...
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Does my HP laptop have a secret temperature sensor?

I have an HP Envy x360 2-in-1 laptop with a 4700U processor. The fan in the laptop is usually not running and it is very quiet, which is great. However, after an hour or so of use the fans speed up ...
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Less overall heat? Dual-core vs Quad-core CPU running single-threaded Application

Setting: Multicore-CPU is running an application which is only using one thread. Assumption: In regards to clockspeed, 2-Core and 4-Core would need the same time to run and both would have the same ...
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Computer fans Become extremely loud then turn off repeatedly

My computer of around 5 years now started recently acting funny. Whilst playing Fortnite my PC fans would suddenly start whirring up and being extremely loud, after around 10 seconds they would seem ...
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I conncted my laptop to a power supply through an usb port. The power supply is 5v as the usb port.Did i damage it?

I have a cooling pad that draws power from the computer through an usb cable to work. To avoid discharging my computer, i used as a power supply my smartphone charger (removed the phone cable and ...
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Some parts of the heat pipes in my Asus N552vw laptop are black. Is it normal?

I watched a video on YouTube in which someone removes the cover of Asus N552 laptop. The color of the heat pipes in that video were all copper. The picture below shows how those of my laptop (Asus ...
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How to avoid high-pitched noise when reversing a chassis fan direction?

I have two Zalman ZF8025CSR (80mm, 12V) computer case fans. Both fans were originally installed (not by me) as outflow fans at the front and at the back of the chassis. After reading some Internet ...
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Using liquid metal thermal paste on copper aluminum combination heat sink

I have this aluminum - copper combination heat sink for the processor of my desktop computer, can I use the liquid metal thermal paste on it? Specifically it is the thermal grizzly conductonaut ...
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Why do my laptop heats up so much during the daytime?

Today I noticed that my laptop which I have bought for the sake of reading PDF files and some typing in MS Word heats up during daytime too much. While, the heating issue seems to disappear up to a ...
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i7 9700k running up to 100 degrees celcius

I have an i7 9700k cooled with an ARCTIC Freezer 34 eSports DUO in a Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-04 Tempered Glass (1x 120mm fan at the front). I remounted the cooler once, reapplied fresh thermal ...

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