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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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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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CPU voltage/temp spiking under low load on 8700k

I recently built a new PC and after some cursory temperature monitoring in the BIOS I installed Windows 10 and everything looked fine. I installed HWiNFO to get a better look at my CPU temperatures ...
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i9-7940x Strange TDP increase while stress testing

I was running the CPU torture test "In-place large FFTs" from prime95 on my brand new i9-7940x while monitoring the CPU temperature and TDP with Intel Extreme tuning utility. During the test I ...
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Is 85C temperature normal for a threadripper CPU as shown in my bios screen? [closed]

My bios temp is showing me 85C for my cpu. Is this normal for an AMD threadripper?
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HP ENVY 17 Overheating?

I'm using an HP ENVY 17 and am having issues with the temperature inside the computer being around 83C mean during idle on a Linux system. These temperatures are far too high for system idle, and ...

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