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CPU Overheating

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by silverseed71, May 6, 2012.

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  1. silverseed71

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    I have a computer that is overheating. I downloaded Core Temp 1.0 and it is showing my computer at about 100 - 110 C in temperature. I saw somewhere about undervolting the processor. I do know that you can download RMClock all day long to "undervolt", but it doesn't work (At least not unless you want to pay). Is there anything else out there to reduce the temp of my CPU? I was told by my boss at work that it was probably overclocking, but I saw nowhere to change the clocking speed.

    I would like to take this time to say that AMD is awful and so is HP.

    Any help would be appreciated!
     
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    First thing, IMO, is to make sure the CPU is correctly attached to the Heat Sink.... I have found that after time the paste that connects CPU to the HeatSink can age and needs to be replaced..
     
  3. conan007

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    try to feel the heat itself on the heat sink. sometimes the sensors are screwed up.
     
  4. silverseed71

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    I will check it out. My first thought was overheating. The back of the laptop is too hot to even touch.
     
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    That sounds to me as though the fans are not working properly, if at all.
    Laptops can suffer from cooling problems, especially if they have actually been used on a lap or other cloth surface and the cooling fins get clogged..
     
  6. silverseed71

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    I got everything open and blew air in it. It cooled down to 67 C. Before I attempt to take this completely apart, is there anything I can do about it overheating. I can hear a fan running. I have all covers off but I do dread getting the whole thing apart and if I can't really do anything, then is it worth my trouble? I was just wondering if there is truly a program that can undervolt it or something?
     
  7. silverseed71

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    Core Temp now shows:
    Tj Max: 100 C
    CPU #0: 64 C
    Max: 79 C
    Min: 59 C
    been open and on for about 30 minutes
     
  8. silverseed71

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    I just put the cover to the RAM back on and put the battery back in. Even at 72 C the mouse is choppy and so are the graphics.
     
  9. silverseed71

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    Well, it got up to 90 degrees C. I did a little research and it turns on that the Max temp for a Turion x2 64 can be around 95. So, even though the temps seem somewhat okay, it is still choppy, and if I get any more angry at this laptop and break it, I am going to chalk it up to unfixable and deem it as a loss in cash! Ouch!
     
  10. conan007

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    you could try to use a cooler. maybe itl help.
     
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