Questions tagged [overheating]

Overheating occurs when various physical components of a computer fail to cool themselves properly and start to get damaged, or cause the computer to shut off.

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Thermal paste questions with iMac

I am servicing an iMac in my office and took it apart completely for cleaning and upgrades. I removed the CPU/GPU heatsink (one piece) and found a syringe of Arctic Silver MX-4 paste we had in the ...
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What to do iwlwifi_1-virtual-0 and pch_cannonlake-virtual-0 temperature are above 75 degree?

I have an MSI GF63 THIN-9rcx, while using windows dragon center used to take care of automatic fan control but recently I shifted to Ubuntu 20.4 and my system now boils (all this by just using chrome ...
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MacBook Air 2020 Internal Fan Does Not Spin Freely

I’m getting constant kernel panics on my MacBook Air 2020. I have the reports saved so I can post them. I reinstalled the OS from scratch, reset SMC and NVRAM and also performed Apple Diagnostics, ...
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Pc overheats doing Basic Tasks

I have a Dell Precision 7510 running Windows 10, in January my computer began having overheating problems doing basic tasks like firing up an internet browser, initially this seemed really strange ...
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fan too high on new PC under windows 11

I have an HP ALLIN ONE 27-d1000i (https://support.hp.com/be-fr/drivers/selfservice/hp-pavilion-27-inch-all-in-one-desktop-pc-27-d1000i/2100364204/model/2100364214?sku=548R7EA) PC purchased in January ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 starts to run slow on a 4K external monitor setup in a hot climate

I live in a hot climate and every time I connect my MacBook Pro to an external monitor, after 30mins of using it starts to run very slowly. It will only run normal if I will turn on my airconditioner ...
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Laptop Overheating - Possible Fan Malfunction?

for a while now my PC has been starting to lag because of CPU throttling. Using some software, I can see that my CPU temp is usually sitting at around more than 75 degrees C. This is quite concerning ...
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HP G62 BIOS Shutting down for overheating with no actual overheating

I've got a HP G62 notebook that randomly shuts down blaming overheating. Well, for me it's very unexpected because there's no heat in the carcass and the temperature measurings are all okay (40ºC ~ ...
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Laptop heating up during downloads or watching movies

Device: Ideapad Gaming 3-15IMH05 Laptop - Type 81Y4 I bought this laptop over a month ago. Usually when I'm working with it I'm using headphones so I don't hear anything. When im not playing with it ...
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Imac late 2014 32gb ram, 1tb and i7 4th gen

how do i support hight end games like fifa 21 or similar. benchmark tests show that my pc meets the recommended requirement and easily passes the minimum one. my pc overheats and shuts down when i ...
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100% cpu usage until the task manager is turned on

The issue is, when my task manager is not running, the cpu usage shown in the Armoury crate software maintains 90 to 100 percent and the temperature goes upto 90degrees even when the laptop is in idle ...
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MSI laptop CPU reaching high temperature

I recently bought a MSI GF65 Thin. The CPU reaches around 4.5GHz for simple tasks like searching a string on a file using grep command (dual booted with ubuntu-20.04) and the CPU temp reaches around ...
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Why is it takes so long to go hybernating after overheating

My laptop used to hybernate almost instantly after overheating. But now it takes maybe few minutes now. The PC shows a black screen and runs few minutes then goes down. And it doesnt cools while ...
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Is my CPU overheating?

I was advised to use 'System Stability Test' to check up on My CPU. But I'm not sure I understand the results so far! The program says the CPU is overheating but the average temps seem to be okay? I ...
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CPU fan not running on Arch linux

I'm running Arch Linux on Acer Aspire E5-575G [V1.25] and some of the other installed packages related: xf86videointel, intelucode, xf86videointel, libvainteldriver, nvidialts, nvidiautils, ...
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GPU Troubleshooting BSOD on Windows10

Description I have a RTX 3090 SuprimX. I mine ETH with relative low temps, GPU max temp is 52 and HotSpot is 62-63. The problem is my backplate, now that the heatwave came and the summer is on I get ...
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Windows 10 causes SSD disk to overheat

I'm experiencing a very strange behavior with Windows 10 operating system and the SSD disk: SK Hynix PC401 512 MB on my Alienware m51 (R1) notebook. After I boot up the Windows, the SSD is getting ...
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Laptop numpad very hot to touch

I feel the numpad section of my laptop's keyboard hot when I type my PIN. The standard keyboard section is normal. Fan is loud. How do I fix this?
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HP Pavilion i5 Gaming fan noise

I have an HP Pavilion i5 Gaming laptop and I had experienced some fan problems before. It had been producing an unusual lousy noise when the laptop's temperature goes high. I'm no longer experiencing ...
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Is it normal for my laptop to randomly hit 100% CPU?

I have a HP 14-CF2000 laptop. Every so often (every 30 minutes or so if I have just left the home screen on, a bit longer if I'm in a meeting/browsing) or upon waking up from sleep/startup my CPU will ...
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CPU gets hot ONLY at idle

I'm using an i5-10600K When using Chrome or watching videos the temps are around the high 40s (no fan noise), when I stop everything the CPU fan powers up to near 100% and the temps get to the mid 60s....
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How to stop Dedicated GPU on a laptop from activating when charging?

My custom laptop automatically activates the dedicated GPU when I plug it in to charge. I know this because: games are laggy when not plugged in as it's using integrated gpu instead. HWiNFO64 shows ...
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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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Process /snap/code/52/usr/share/cod spawned by systemd has enormous CPU usage

This process seems to call itself and drains my CPU, causing laptop overheating. $ ps -eo pid,ppid,cmd,%mem,%cpu --sort=-%mem | grep "/snap/code/52/usr/share/cod" 12843 3656 /snap/code/...
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Notebook CPU overheating

I got an 'old' notebook that is overheating exceeding the CPU's Tjunction. It's a Samsung RV411 using an i5 m480 CPU, the measured temperature is between 102ºC and 105ºC. I thougt it could be the ...
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My laptop temperature is too high on idle

I have an Asus x507ub laptop with i7 8550u, and 8gigs of ram My laptop sometimes reaches temperatures of 100c but nothing really happens: I am wondering if this could this damage my laptop over time, ...
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The CPU core temperature is over 110 °C. Is it too high?

Are these temperature values below the permissible level?
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Laptop overheating due to heavy software lately installed

I have an hp laptop with windows 7, 64 bit.I lately tried downloading Solidworks 2015 of 7.6 Gb. Ever since I did that i think my windows didn't support it much.my laptop has so much slowed down and ...
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XPS 15-7590 with heavy GPU load crashes on Ubuntu 16.04

The problem in short: My XPS 15-7590 crashes on Ubuntu 16.04 under a heavy GPU load. I suspect this is caused by the GPU overheating (thermal throttling not working) as the GPU seems to crash as soon ...
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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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CPU overheating when stresstesting GPU! (laptop)

So, one day I had no problems (playing GTA V), and then the next day my CPU overheats really badly up to 93°C (Tested with Speccy and CoreTemp) and this keeps happening, I used to play GTA V with max ...
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Windows PC performance issues

Since a few weeks ago I've been experiencing severe performance issues on Windows and possibly on Linux. My self-built system contains: CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz (Stock Cooler) ...
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Are high internal temperatures bad for my laptop, and how can I fix it?

I have a MacBook Pro 13.3" 2019 (4 thunderbolt ports), an I have been concerned about overheating for a while. My processor is an Intel® Core™ i5-8279U. Graphics card is Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics ...
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Laptop screen powering off - heat issue?

I have an old 2008 Dell Vostro 1500 with Intel gl960/gm965 chipset with Nvidia 8400M-GS graphics card, and Windows 10 x86 freshly installed. The issue: after 4 or 5 minutes browsing, the screen goes ...
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Notebook shutdowns abruptly during gaming in CPU usage=28%, CPU Temperature=100 (C)

my notebook shutdowns very abruptly while playing a video game for approximately 30 min. I decided to log my CPU sensors and other measurable data about CPU to find out what is going on. Memory ...
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Laptop CPU overheating issue

I have an i5-8250 (8th generation) laptop, with 8gb ram and GeForce MX150 2Gb. When I play games in low-medium settings my cpu temperature goes upto 80-85°C and GPU temperature around 70-75. Also both ...
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Router in Closed Cabinet Okay

I know that it could overheat, but I have been having no symptoms of the router overheating. The router is a travel router and it has plenty of room inside and the cabinet has some vent holes where ...
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Will undervolting with Intel XTU on Windows, be applied on Ubuntu aswell?

Recently I undervolted my laptop CPU on Windows with Intel XTU due to overheating. I use dual boot Windows and Ubuntu. I am not particularly aware how and on what level the undervolting takes place. ...
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Proper troubleshooting an overheating Dell XPS 15z

So I am fairly sure that this issue lies in the Hardware department seeing as I loaded up Ubuntu on a bootable USB and still got the same result as starting up Windows on a friend's DELL XPS 15Z ...
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Why am I seeing 100% CPU usage from mundane tasks on Windows 10?

I have a problem when my CPU raises to 100% usage from mundane tasks that normally take less than 1% of CPU for a few minutes. This is how it looks like: Now it is true that the Antimalware can take ...
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Why is my laptop louder and warmer while running Ubuntu 18.04 on HDD than Windows 10 on SSD?

I noticed that my laptop is instantly after starting Ubuntu from HDD starting to be loud and warm, although having only Firefox and the terminal open (atm), but I believe the situation is identical ...
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GPU Thermal paste melting off quickly?

I have recently bought a used XFX RX 580 8 GB GPU. It’s not older than 2 years. Cannot be sure if it has been used for mining or gaming, but I got it with the gaming BIOS, which is what I use it for. ...
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How to determine if my laptop has heat damage? [closed]

Yesterday I was running a video on my laptop, closed the lid and shoved it into its case and into my backpack. Seems like the video may have kept the laptop from sleeping properly, and it was ...
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Bootcamp on Macbook Pro 16"

Question : Is the new macbook pro 16" any good with Boot-Camp and Win 10 ? Background Owner of a macbook pro 15" 2018 and working with Visual Studio on a Boot-Camp'ed Windows 10, i have a lot of ...
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Overheating PC after 40% CPU/RAM usage

My PC with an intel Core (TM) i-7 with four cores and a 16 Go RAM starts heating up when reaching 40% of CPU's usage and/or 40% RAM usage. Is there a way to solve this matter ?
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i7 7700K high temperatures on ASUS Z270 motherboard

I have upgraded my device and I have gone from an MSI H110M Pro-D motherboard to an ASUS STRIX Z270H GAMING K1. The problem I have is that with this new motherboard my i7 7700K gets much hotter when ...
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CPU Overheating instantly [closed]

I was typically using my PC as i would normally do, when everything started lagging. After some reboots I decided to check on the BIOS. It was then, when I realised the temperature was too high.. So ...
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USB overheats whenever plugged into laptop or mobile phone

I've purchased Sandisk ultra pendrive 128gb and when i plugged it in it overheats . Is the heating okay for the laptop's port or should I change it?
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