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Windows 7: How hot is too hot? (in the computer)

08 Jan 2012   #1
Windows7Trainee

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
How hot is too hot? (in the computer)

Since I've installed SpeedFan 4.45, I've noticed the CPU and hard drive temperatures will range from 90F - 133F. More typically it's 115F - 133F.

Should I be concerned with those temperatures?


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08 Jan 2012   #2
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

yes thats a tad high
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08 Jan 2012   #3
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

How do I know if my computer is overheating? Processors — How do I know if my computer is overheating?

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Intel® processors have built-in thermal protection. If the processor gets too hot, the built-in protection shuts down the computer. If your computer is not over-clocked and is running under the design specifications, the built-protection can help prevent damage to your system.
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08 Jan 2012   #4
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

There's nothing wrong with 90 or even 115 but not knowing the circumstances of the test, it's a little hard to call those temps out of range. What was running? With Windows 7, there's no such thing as an "idle" processor any more. Also, your specs say an SSD. How are you getting a temp for an HDD? If that's the SSD temp, I'd change to HWiNFO64 and see what it says. SSDs don't have temp sensors.
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08 Jan 2012   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Usually anything below 70 degrees Celsius (185F) is considered in the green area. But that is at maximum load. At idle, 40C (104F) is more typical.
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08 Jan 2012   #6
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

when you boot the pc you can boot into the bios settings and see the true temp How to check CPU temperature - CPU temperature Software, Reasons for Overheating CPU link >>> How to check CPU temperature - CPU temperature Software, Reasons for Overheating CPU
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08 Jan 2012   #7
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i also use this program to monitor cpu temp PC-Wizard ftp://ftp.cpuid.com/pc-wizard/pc-wiz....961-setup.exe

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What is PC-Wizard
Since 1996 PC WIZARD is among the most advanced system information programs on the market. PC WIZARD is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. This tool is periodically updated (usually once per month) in order to provide most accurate results. PC WIZARD is also an utility designed to analyze and benchmark your computer system. It can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU performance, Cache performance, RAM performance, Hard Disk performance, CD/DVD-ROM performance, Removable/FLASH Media performance, Video performance, MP3 compression performance.
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08 Jan 2012   #8
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

here are my results using pc wizard


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08 Jan 2012   #9
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
here are my results using pc wizard
Skimpy at best.

Here's mine with HWiNFO64. And this is JUST the sensor data.


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08 Jan 2012   #10
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

cool tool here is mine with HWiNFO64


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