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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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Wrong CPU temp sensor reading?

Recently I have noticed that a game that used to run at a constant 60 fps on my pc is not doing so anymore, I haven't played a game for a while but ran this game (batman arkham knight) for my nephew ...
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Cpu Temp reads between 110C and 140C When idle,all the time

Cpu and Graphics temp are both abnormally high (110c to 140c) Since its always like this... and my laptop hasn't melted, this is obviously wrong. Annoying part is my laptop will just randomly shut ...
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Graphics card fans not spinning while physical temperature increases

Background: I recently acquired a second hand MSI (NVidia) GTX 980 (it was for a very low price, could not resist). The previous owner had used it for bitcoin mining. The fan cable appears to have ...
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Motherboard temperature

So last night my Speccy software showed that my motherboard was 125 °C i did not believe that and i restarted my computer, yet it still shows me 125 °C. So i just closed my computer and next day i ...
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Find out what process is messing with my fan

I own a ThinkPad X1 Yoga. As it's a convertible computer that can be used as a tablet, I set up ThinkFan so that the fan is always off when I'm watching videos and doing regular tasks, and that it's ...
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How to configure amdgpu dpm maximum temperature?

On Linux, using Mesa's amdgpu open source GPU driver, I noticed that when I run a certain game on maximum settings, my computer crashes. By monitoring GPU temperature via SSH, I noticed it quickly ...
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Why would one core of a quad-core CPU run much hotter than the other three?

This is a 2010 vintage system (HP DV7 17.3" laptop) with a first generation core i7 Q720 M. I recently replaced the heat sink compound with new Arctic Silver when temperatures were going above 200F ...
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How can I lower the throttling temperature [duplicate]

I have an Acer V17 Nitro with Windows 8. The temperatures get way too hot on this laptop, even when using very non-demanding applications. How do I lower the throttling temperature so that it begins ...
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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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Mouse is disconnecting randomly but keyboard is not

Мy mouse only works when my room temperature is less than 25 degrees Celsius! When it gets a bit warmer, it stops working and keeps disconnecting until it's finally disconnected. But my keyboard, ...
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Do I need a second (non-CPU) fan in my system?

I have a mini-tower desktop PC containing (primarily) a MicroATX motherboard, 2 HDDs (2TB AND 3TB), one SSD, and one non-stock CPU fan (Arctic Cooler 11 LP). I've always felt this was sufficient, but ...
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ryzen 2600X speccy temps really high temps

Speccy says my cpu temp is around 100 degrees! While AMD master and CoreTemp are saying it is about 49 degrees? Should I be worried, should I do something about it? I now have nzxt s340 with stock ...
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SpeedFan suddenly stops being able to detect controllers and sensors mid game

so I'm playing games on my PC and I have some fan control setup using SpeedFan for my PWM fans which usually works really nice. However, the other day my game wasn't running so smoothly and I saw that ...
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Cannot see CPU temperature on Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

I recently bought a laptop for gaming with Windows. After have seen some video tutorial I started dealing with Intel Extreme Tuning Utility to decrease CPU performance while not playing in order to ...
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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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