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Windows 7: CPU temperature


06 Jul 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 
CPU temperature

hey guys i bought a new laptop.

hp dv4-5008tx

here are the specs

PROCESSOR
Processor Core i5 (2nd Generation)
Variant 2450M
Chipset Intel HM77 Express
Brand Intel
Clock Speed 2.5 GHz
Cache 3 MB (Smart Cache)
MEMORY
Expandable Memory Up to 16 GB
Memory Slots 2 (Unused Slots 0)
System Memory 6 GB DDR3
GRAPHICS
Dedicated Graphics Memory Type DDR3
Dedicated Graphics Memory Capacity 2 GB
Graphic Processor NVIDIA GeForce 630M



i performed windows experience index and noticed the temperatures. here is a screen shot. the room temperature is 32 degree celcius. anything to be concerned about?




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06 Jul 2012   #2

 
 

Warm ambient, laptop = not all that surprising.

Make sure the exhaust vent isn't blocked. Alternatively you can buy a cooling pad.
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06 Jul 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

so it means i don't have to worry?
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06 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 x64
 
 

No, nothing to worry about, but to put your mind at ease, you could buy one of these:-

Belkin Laptop Cooling Stand in Black With High Capacity Fan (F5L001erBLK): Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

I have one for the laptop and it reduces temps by at least 5 degrees Celsius. I also use it to keep my PS3 cool.
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06 Jul 2012   #5

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

i am going to do a intel burn test at 30.3 room temp. i will post the image here.
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06 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

That looks perfectly fine to me with your current ambient temperature....

Here's a capture from my laptop thats currently running Handbrake video encoding software with a game in the background minimized...

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It's toasty because i've set the processor to run dual IDA using Throttlestop


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06 Jul 2012   #7

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

ok guys i ran intel burn test when the temp of the room was 32-33 degrees. the laptop was on hard surface.
the test run was at maximum five times


i just want to make sure its normal.

thank you everyone who replied.
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06 Jul 2012   #8

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Thats a bit warmer than i'd like for the Intel Burn Test... but since you're not having an external cooling it's quite normal I guess...

Laptops should be aiming for high 70s for the IBT... you should get a cooling pad if you intend to stress the laptop out...
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06 Jul 2012   #9

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

could there be a problem with my laptop? its new
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06 Jul 2012   #10

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gsbharaj View Post
could there be a problem with my laptop? its new
No problem, it's just that laptops are generally not built to be under heavy loads 100% of the time like desktops, I was just offering some advice to help prolong your laptop's life

It's an innate design flaw in most laptops, except for gaming laptops

IBT is the heaviest software you can use in terms of CPU load, and if your laptop can handle it and remain stable, it passes the test!
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