Questions tagged [temperature]

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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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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Is overheating a sign that I need a new CPU?

I have an HP Envy laptop. A while ago my CPU fan started dying, and the whole side of the laptop would heat up. I didn't use an application to check the CPU temperature, but I never experienced ...
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Windows is detecting the wrong CPU temps compared to Linux

I have a computer I built which has been rock solid for around a year or so and recently has been blue screening on me. When I do the usual spot checks I use new thermal grease on my H100i cooler. ...
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How to make Intel Turbo Boost to reach its maximum for testing cooling efficiency?

I noticed that Intel stock cooler occasionally gets really loud (oh, Intel, why did you make your stock coolers worse; SandyBridge ones were larger and quieter), so I will replace it with a third ...
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Linux - Control case fan speed based off of GPU temperature

I'm looking for a linux tool (I'm running Ubuntu), script, etc. that could control my case fan speeds based off of the GPU temperature. I'm asking because I've recently built a new PC in the Node 202 ...
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High CPU temperature of new Clevo w350ST Laptop

I just recently bought a new Clevo W350ST laptop. While everything has been working extremely fine in it, its the CPU temperatures on the laptop I am worried about. The Tj Max. for my processor (i7 ...
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lm-sensors reporting negative temperature

I get the following output when running sensors on my Ubuntu 12.04 server $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: -3.0°C (crit = +90.0°C) Core 1: +5.0°C (crit = +90.0°...
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Identify mechanism thats disconnecting monitor

I have a Dell Optiplex 7070 running Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS, with 2 monitors connected via DisplayPort. Under normal operation (RDC, Firefox, Video Streaming), both monitors remain connected and the CPU ...
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High CPU temperature at my Core 2 Duo

I used to have a "Pentium Dual Core" processor and the temperature was not exceed 50C and all was fine... It's all started today when I converted to "Core 2 Duo" the temperature exceeds 75C and some ...
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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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CPU power states and temperature spikes

i just noticed something really unusual on my brand new (slightly used) ASUS N550JV. During my first checks in general performance and etc, i noticed that the temperatures were unusually high for a ...
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How can I control my fans with SpeedFan? Doesn't show anything

I have a problem. My laptop gets really hot every time... Last time it was around 120 degrees. I need to control my fans with SpeedFan. But the problem is that my laptop doesn't see the fans. My ...
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IPMI beginner's tutorial / GPU fan speed adjustment

I have a workstation equipped with two Kepler K20M GPUs that doesn't have active fans installed on them. There is one external fan attached to the rear of the chassis extracting the exhaust. However ...
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Serious voltage and temperature problems

My computer has been acting up when I play games so I wanted to look into why. Issue 1: GPU Temp According to afterburner and speedfan my 8800GTX idles at 90 degrees and then when playing games ...
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Is there no way to disable the storage of flash videos (FLV) in your temp folder?

I found out that even if you delete Flash cookies, the FLV files of all videos you watch are stored in a temp folder, typically C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Local\Temp. They are deleted when you close ...
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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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Odd CPU Throttling Issue

Just got a Thinkpad P15s (Laptop), and I'm experiencing a very odd issuing with the CPU throttling under heavy load and low temperatures. This can last anywhere from 1 minute-10 minute, where ...
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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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Nvidia GPU fans not spinning even though it is set to 45% from MSI Afterburner

My computer has two GPUs (1080 ti and 1070 ti), during intense usage they both got really hot (>90 Del C), and I have figured that it is at least partly due to their fans not spinning. I tried ...
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CPU core temp MUCH higher than package temp

The CPU core temperature is MUCH higher than the package. The core sometime reaches 105 degrees Celsious and the package barely reaches 60 Celsious. Why is that? Will this damage my CPU? I got an AMD ...
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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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CPU fan surges frequently

I have an AMD A8-3870 in a Gigabyte GA-A75M board. The CPU fan frequently spins up and down, based on load. Recently it's MUCH more noticeable. The processor seems to run at an acceptable temp using ...
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Laptop wear with temperatures under control

I have a thin laptop (Asus ZenBook 14 if you wonder) and I feel relatively concerned about the wear rate of my pc due to heating. In fact, while I use medium-to-high demand software my laptop reaches ...
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Is this normal? CPU temperature at under 60C but fans running extremely high?

I'm running Bootcamp on a MacBook Pro16" with the highest-end CPU/GPU, and I'm finding it runs the fans up a lot; maybe it's also running extremely hot, but under 60C doesn't sound too bad. This ...
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Does spread spectrum clocking degrade a CPU's performance and cause it to operate at higher temperatures?

Does spread spectrum clocking cause a CPU to operate at higher temperatures? If so, why? Spread spectrum clocking minutely varies a CPU's clock speed to spread out RFI to meet FCC and EU guidelines. ...
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Can't retrieve hard disk S.M.A.R.T. data OR Temperature

Currently I have two hard disks , both are W.D Blue . The first one (320GB) shows SMART data correctly along the temperature . that drive is a SATA 2 rev 5 . the other hard disk (newer one (500GB) is ...
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Linux Overheating Issues

My laptop is Dell inspiron 13 7380, a message keeps showing in system log: CPUx: Package temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled (total events = xxx) for all cpu cores. My laptop temperature ...
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Some info about ambient temperature and electronic devices

I live in Greece and the summer is quite hot, it is 36 degrees Celsius right now (mid of July). I wonder if it is safe to operate without interruption (24/7) my devices in such temperatures. I have a ...
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Is there anyway to limit GPU usage/load (%) of a specific application?

I'm using an application that always uses 100% of GPU. This makes my laptop heat up, and also makes it difficult to do other GPU-related tasks while the application is running. I would like to limit ...
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Struggling with underclocking/undervolting GPU to decrease temperature/load

I am trying to limit GPU for an app (that always runs on 100% usage) because it runs too long and too hot for my ease-of-mind. I thought undervolting or underclocking (with MSI afterburner) would ...
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SpeedFan shows ridiculous numbers for Temp2 and Temp3

I have the Dell XPS 15 (9550). I have recently noticed that my fans seem to be running constantly, so I ran SpeedFan to see if I could figure out why. Can anybody explain what these numbers mean, and ...
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My Laptop Feels Like It's Overheating. (Acer)

I use Real Temp for a temperature check a lot, the normal temperature is: 50-55ᵒc. The highest it went is 73-77ᵒc, the lowest it went is: 48-49ᵒc. Are these normal temperatures for an Acer laptop? I ...
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Low fan speed resulting in high RAM temperatur on an Intel Server running Proxmox

I recently got an old SR1560SF Server System for dirt cheap. After installing Proxmox VE 5.1 I ran into a problem with the fans: During boot sequence the fans run at full speed. After booting all the ...
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USB mouse switched off when laptop on battery and temperature rises

My USB mouse is disabled when my laptop is running on battery power and the CPU or GPU temperature rises.  It enables the mouse when the temperature is down or when I plug in the laptop power cable. ...
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Lenovo T430 temperature issues? Fan control for Linux?

> sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Package id 0: +63.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core 0: +54.0°C (high = +87.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core 1: +64.0°C (high =...
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CPU temp at 105° C (bad readings)

When I start my PC (Gigabyte H77M-D3H + i5 3570k) every temperature monitoring app I use says it's running on 50-60. When I start playing a game, it raises up to 100, but it never goes above 105. I ...
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How to improve cooling of my ASUS ROG?

I have a notebook ASUS ROG g551jm-cn102h and it has high temperatures, from 50° to 55° when I switch on it but when I open Google Chrome or YouTube, the temperature reaches about 70° or over 80°. What ...
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GPU temperature sensor dropping randomly

I have an AMD Radeon HD 6900 series graphics card, when not playing games the temperature will be reading anywhere from around 40c - 50c. But when playing games, the correct reading of the ...
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Two beeps playing through sound card while Windows is running, what causes it?

Note: I checked this question and all of the duplicates listed on it, and none of them seem to address this exact problem. This is a Windows 7 desktop computer built around an ASUS P5Q Turbo ...
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Sensors not finding fan only showing CPU

I have a lenovo yoga 2 with ubuntu 14.04 but when I run sensors this is the output $:~# sudo sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +61.0°C (crit = +100.0°C) coretemp-isa-...
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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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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 40 degrees cooler than CPUTIN tempterature

My PC has been heat crashing due to an overheated CPU (Intel i7 4820k) a lot recently. I opened it up to redo the thermal paste and confirm that was not the issue. I booted back up and monitored with ...
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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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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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Mystery service taking up huge amounts of memory and forcing CPU temperature up

This started yesterday when my PC died while I was using it reasonably intensively (running a newly released game). It wouldn't give me any video output or indication that it was even getting as far ...
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Disable the overheat guard of the cpu (Sensor defect)

So I think that my CPU sensor is defect, let me explain why. The pc is shutting down instantly, even in idle. Some programs like speedfan show that my cpu has more than 80°C . It has a really big ...
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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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Should you worry about high voltage and wattage on a non-overclocked computer?

I've been wondering if I should be worried at all about high wattage or voltage on a non-overclocked computer. I say non-overclocked because when I Google search this question or something similar it ...
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Toshiba Satellite L655 Fan Not Running

A friend of mine has a Toshiba Satellite L655 laptop with an Intel Pentium processor. After about an hour of use, or when a particularly resource-intensive program is being used, the machine will ...

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