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Windows 7: Is my CPU overheating?

29 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
Is my CPU overheating?

It is at 70% and I'm not using the CPU even for video editing, etc.

Is this a sign that my CPU is overheating or is going to overheat?

I have not been getting any recent BSOD's and would like to know what actions I should take if this is negative :/

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29 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Yea your Processor is above avarage, you should try to lower the temperature before it gets seriously damaged, maybe your PC needs a clean or you should get a new processor cooler.
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29 May 2013   #3

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Is the minimum temp shown idle temp or had you just launched Core temp? If it is the idle or lowest temp your cpu goes to i would check to make sure your cpu heatsink is not full of dust and the fan is still working. I don't have any experience with Intel but believe the temp to be on the high side.
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