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IdeaPad 100 Keeps Overheating

Q: IdeaPad 100 Keeps Overheating

I have been having a problem recently with my Ideapad 100, i recently bought it in April it is brand new. Whenever i play Counterstrike,League of Legends, any sort of game of my laptop it seems to overheat and freeze forcing me to manually turn off my laptop. I dont know why I am having this issue i have tried lowering all preformance options, and also all settings on the game i am playing. If someone could help me fix this that would be awesome !

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So I bought  Lenovo Ideapad 700-15isk with GTX 950M 2GB DDR3 a couple weeks ago and whenever I try to play a game (any game, even from year 2009), my GPU starts overheating and when it reaches ~83C, it automatically downclocks itself to 405mhz. I tried to install drivers from scratch, both from OM and from Nvidia, and that didn't help me. I've also gone through a clean installation of Win 10, that didn't help either.Any help would be greatly appreciated.  

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My lenovo Ideapad Y400 has been overheating and shutting down during gaming. The first time this happened when I turned it back on Windows had to do an update (windows 10) I'm pretty sure this was just a coincidence though. This only happens when I'm gaming though and I can usually get it to last longer if I turn the settings to low. I replaced the thermal paste and it actually solved the problem for about 2 weeks without a shutdown and everything worked fine. Before it was shutting off 2-20 minutes into gaming. Just recently it started shutting off again so I decided to make this post.  Here's what I know:My temps run mostly around 40c when idle and 60c when gaming. Most of the time the computer doesn't even feel warm when if happens.My fan speed never really speeds up before it shuts off (or ever actually) even when the computer feels hot the fan sticks to its regular speed. Some people have suggested replacing the thermal pad on the VRAM. Not sure if a thermal pad is the same thing as thermal paste but I'm pretty sure the VRAM wasn't one of the tings I replaced the paste on.I replaced the thermal paste on everything that came with thermal paste (I forget exactly which parts these were but I could find out if it's relevant).There is no way to increase the fan speed on Lenovo's Ideapad models (short of hitting the dust removal feature every 5 seconds). And It wouldn't matter because people who have physically modded their fans and added new ones say it ma... Read more

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Hi! My U410 gets really hot so that I can barely touch it. And the fan is not running anymore. I noticed that the fan was working less and less in the last couple of weeks. Additionally, the power led is blinking constantly while the computer is running (Its the same blinking as in standby). This started a few days ago.The fan is running nicely when I activate the vacuum cleaner option in the settings. So it looks like the temperature detection and the control of the fan are not working properly.Is there something I can do about this? Best, vrs01

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Hi. Ive recently installed  Linux Mint 18 as part of a dual boot set up on my ideapad y470. The issue i'm having is that the cpu temps are running above 80C when idle on my Linux install. Compared to Windows, i see 50-60C when idle, and around 80C when using chrome. Whats the reason for this overheating? I have tried installing a different kernel as well, but ive concluded that it is not the linux distribution itself, but something hardware related at this point. Any ideas?

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Okay i am a total noob here. So please keep your replies simple.

I have GeForece 9300M GS on my Acer asppire 4930G Laptop. The GPU is overheating with my idle tempratures at 65 C. When i start a game/HD movie the tempratures rise within minutes and my computer crashes (turns off) .

I got the laptop fans cleaned and got it serviced but the issue is still there. Also the cleaning got my warranty void. I have heard about underclocking and undervolting but dont know crap about them. Also are there any moded drivers that kick start the fan from the beginning as that might help.

Any other help/tips would be greatly appreciated (but please provide links to tutorials and details.)
 

A:Overheating GeForce 9300M GS, Overheating issues with 9300M GS on Acer Aspire 4930G

BUMP!!!!! anyone help!!!
 

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Hi ,         We purchased 3 lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK Laptops (ideapad). in that i installed windows 7 professional os. i am trying to incre,decrease screen brightness(fn+f11,fn+f12). but brightness control buttons not working. how to control brighness part.Now brightness is very high. Because of this brightness i am getting eye pain. So Please provide me solution for brightness control. my mail id : [email protected]  Thanks.  

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Hey guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad IdeaPad 100 14ibd - win10 and basically im planning on formatting my laptop to get rid of all the stuff/unknown files that are terribly slowing down my ram. But im still new to this process so im wondering if using Lenovo's Onekey recovery is a good thing but then i saw the Reset this PC feature of windows is another thing. My question is, what would be the more recommended thing i should do to get my laptop to its original state just like the new windows 10, or are there any difference within those  two?PS: I got my back up files all set from this laptop to my external hd already Thank you!

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Hi
 
I got a 2nd hand Lenovo Ideapad 100S. It came with Win10 installed but had someone elses profile and data. 
(I am not sure if it originally had Win8.1 when it was shipped, there is no rollback option anymore)
 
My preference is to wipe the current installation completely by downloading Win10 and installing a clean copy off USB. 
 
I also usually prefer to delete all partitions, including recovery because future reinstallations can be done from scratch via USB. (I don't need the option of reinstalling from recovery partitions , the extra space is more important)
 
I see a warning in the user guide however .....
"Do not delete or modify the Recovery Partition on a WIMBoot-enabled computer. If the Recovery Partition is deleted or modified, you may not be able to restore Windows to the factory status. For computer models on which WIMBoot is enabled, deleting the Recovery Partition may cause Windows to fail to start. How can I determine whether the Windows running on my computer is WIMBoot enabled? WIMBoot technology is normally enabled on copies of Windows 10 Update running on SSD (or eMMC) -only computer models."
 
What is the best way to do this?

Install a clean copy and remove the partition by booting off a USB, or should I not do this?
Via Settings: settings > Recovery > Reset this PC > Remove everything, or
settings > Recovery > advanced startup > Reinstall from USB

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A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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Hi,
I have Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK type/model 80Q700DRSC.
I want to update BIOS, so I downloaded D5CN47WW. In text file it is written that this is BIOS for my computer.
Everything seems fine but when I execute BIOS exe file it says that this is BIOS for Lenovo Paris 300 notebook!
What Paris now? I tried to google but only can find Paris in France.
I am user of Lenovo notebooks for many years (from IBM ThinkPads to this days) but when txt Readme file said
this is update for your computer, it was! This is confusing for me so I cancelled update.
Can anybody explain this mistery?
Thanks in advance
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 
 

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Ho Comprato un'IdeaPad 100: il volume di dell'altoparlante e Basso RISPETTO un calcolatore di un altro Lenovo bis del calcolatore di Altre Marche, vorrei Sapere se Qualcuno ha LO STESSO Problema. Grazie.
 
Google translated from Italian to English......
 
I Bought un'IdeaPad 100 : the volume of the speaker and Basso RESPECT one computer to another computer in a Lenovo Other brands , I would like to know if anyone has the same problem . Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit:  Since this is an English forum you may get a better response by posting in English.  Readers have a tendency to avoid posting in threads which require translation.
 
Modifica del Mod : Dal momento che questo un forum inglese si pu ottenere una migliore risposta inviando in lingua inglese . I lettori hanno la tendenza ad evitare distacco in fili che necessitano di traduzione.

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hi all,i am facing issues with my keyboard as number 4 is getting typed continously and i cant stop it  (number 4 on keyboard not on numberpad). also i am unable to type upper case letters, as once i hold the shift key the cursor travers backwards and stops at the first word. plz helpi have tried below points:i have tried reinstalling windows which didnt work.there is no dust setteled on keyboard.please help.

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,Comment proceder a l'ouverture du cache cd?
 
French to English translation.....
 
How to open the cd cache?
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 

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My PC keeps freezing up, sometimes with a constant beep. This has only happened for the last few days, since the weather has got very hot, and seems to happen when the CPU temperature hits 60, but this morning it happened at 54. I have a GeForce 4 (MX440), which I think are known for heat issues, and since I can't see that my Athlon 2400XP could be overheating at 60, I thought maybe the graphics card is? I don't yet have any case fan(s).

I'll post more details when I can but it'll probably crash again in a minute and it takes awhile before it'll boot up again.

Mobo: ASROCK K7S8X
CPU: AMD Athlon 2400+
RAM: 512MB DDR @ 333

Any advice at all appreciated.
 

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Hello!  I've roved the site for quite a long time, but finally signed up. 
 
I've got an issue with a laptop.  It is a Gateway Model MT6451.
It is running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2, 32 bit.
Processor: AMD Turion 64 [email protected] TL-50 1.6GHz
RAM: 2 GB
 
This is my uncle's laptop.  A couple of months ago, it was coming on, then turning back off almost immediately. I recommended a new battery. The new battery completely solved the problem until the other day, when the computer began doing the same thing again.
He called me again, after he had tried to start the computer a couple of times, and System Restore (or Startup Repair?) came up and said that Windows had not started properly, would he like to attempt to return it to a previous working state? So he did that, and brought it to me. It's actually been fine since I got it.
I know all to well how many problems can have the symptoms that this one has.
 
He tends to leave the laptop plugged in, since it will suddenly shut off with no warning if the battery runs too low.  So that shouldn't be it.
 
My initial thought was, "Ah, perhaps he needs a new power supply..." and then I remembered it's a laptop. I don't know much about laptop anatomy, so I don't know whether they have a power supply that can go bad like that.
I looked the event viewer. In Administrative Events, in the several days leading up to the problem, he got two Time-Service warnings (Event ID 134) a day. I'm guessing that he di... Read more

A:Could it just be overheating?

Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  When  FileHippo opens, click on Download latest version in the upper right pane.
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
 

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:
 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
 
 Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.
 

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Wow. Until recently I was vaguely aware that I had some sort of overheating problem, mainly, my computer started incessantly beeping while I was playing any cpu-taxing game. Didn't think much of it and thought it might stop, which it obviously didn't. I visited a site that directed me to a program that lets you monitor fan speed/computer temperatures, and wow......look below.

http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/3434/speedfanxi5.png

Apparently, one of my fans doesn't work. At all. (Or is somehow disabled?) Had no idea that I had a problem this big....any help? Is there any way to fix this without replacing my cooling system?
 

A:Uh oh. Overheating.

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Is there a way I can change what the GXF Card and the MOBO over heats at?
 

A:Overheating

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So I factory reset my laptop about a week ago and since then it has been over heating on anything with graphics from games to even webpages. Prior to factory reset I never had a issue even would run 3 instances of games like everquest on the laptop and never once over heat. I am attaching my dxdiag file. I dont know why its overheating I also bought a laptop cooling pad which has not helped at all.

A:Overheating

Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  When  FileHippo opens, click on Download latest version in the upper right pane.
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
 
 

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
 
Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.
 

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Sensor Properties
Sensor Type SMSC LPC47M192
Sensor Access SMBus 2Dh

Temperatures
Motherboard 35 C (95 F)
CPU 95 C (203 F)
Aux 29 C (84 F)

Voltage Values
CPU Core 1.72 V
+1.5 V 1.51 V
+1.8 V 1.82 V
+2.5 V 2.38 V
+3.3 V 3.25 V
+5 V 5.10 V
+12 V 11.63 V

can anyone help or suggest anything to stop my computer from switching itself off? i guess its switching itself off when i do things because it gets too hot...so...what can i do?

thanks.
 

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athlon1800+
256mb ram

Haven't done any tweaks or changes or overclocking. Recently ran System Health from BIOS as I had a hard drive prob (which I'm just about to replace as it's dying). The info given was that cpu runs at 51-53c and system at 25c, cpu fan speed is 2600rpm and system fan at 3500rpm. Temperature warnings and shutdowns are not activated. I recently read that 40c is the right temp for a cpu. Am I overheating? Read in a forum about "edge temperatures" or something, but I've quoted above all the info that sytem health gives.
 

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I got a new computer: 111GB hard-drive, 1GB memory, GF 4MX 440 (128MB) XP Home, and other things, anyway it is alot better than my other computer.

The Sims and Sim City 4 are the two main games on the computer and they keep freezing or closing with the speakers squeaking and crackling before doing so. Anyway I have found out that the problem is only overheating, well when i put a fan next to the computer SimCity 4 stayed open longer than it did before.
My old computer could run The Sims without overheating and it wasn't anywhere as near as good as this system.
So why is this brand new computer overheating so quickly?
 

A:Overheating

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what range do u guys consider overheating? like tempature range C or F (for a 3.2 800 FSB hyperthreading CPU)
 

A:CPU overheating

I would consider anything over 60 degrees C cause for alarm with that processor. The P4 slows when it detects overheating, so it is almost impossible to damage one from overheat. You would notice a slowing of the computer if it thought it was getting too hot. If it is running over 50C I would check the seating, paste application and case cooling.
 

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Hello, I am running an Athalon XP 2100+. I suspect that my system is overheating giving me 0x24 error messages along with a lot of other ones.

When the system boots up the CPU temp is around 69-79 celsius. What does the average system run at and is this a level to be concerned with?

If I am overheating what kind of stuff should I buy to remedy it, in other words, recomendations for fans, heatsinks, etc.

Any help will be greatly appereciated

EDIT: Erm...I just checked the readings and it says that the CPU is 55 celsius and the chasis is 43 celsius...but then why would it say its so hot at startup....(by the way i checked this using the Soyo hardware monitor)
 

A:Is My CPU Overheating?

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Alright I've got an Alienware system, thus I've got the large tower case. I used Intel Active Monitor to figure out the temps for my system and it seems that I've been getting high numbers for my "System Zone 1". I read into it a bit and apparently the the bios I had could've been giving inaccurate readings. I have the newest version of Active Monitor and I just updated my bios but my System Zone 1 is still giving me high temps, typically 58 or 59 degrees Celsius. My problem is I have no idea where the sensor is for "System Zone 1" so I have no idea where in my tower the system is overheating.

Problem...I've got 4 case fans, a fan and heatsink on my processor, a fan built into my power supply, and a fan on my GeForce 3. If I get hot this summer I think I'll just sit near the thing. I'm not so sure how to set up the fans to get optimum air flow, right now I have 2 fans on the front, one blowing on my harddrives and one below it blowing out. I have one on the back blowing out, and I have another fan on the side of the case blowing in. I have a slot for one more fan but I already think this is somewhat absurd...should I just go ahead and fill that in?

Lastly I'm worried about screwing up my airflow due to a mess of wires...is there anyway I could clean up my cables a bit? Anyone have a site or something? Thanks to anyone who can help me.
 

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Hi:

http://qwlproductions.com/temp/speedfan.jpg

These are my readings...

AMD Athlon XP 1900+
1.60GHz, 1GB RAM

This is too hot, how would you go about fixing this?

Everyone I call is like $70+ an hour.

Thank you

ADDED: IT'S NOW AT 80C!
 

A:CPU is overheating, why is this?

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Computer seems to freeze when it is working harder; I suspect it is the CPU overheating. The ting is, it has only been doing it recently. I'm going to try putting some thermal paste on it.

First Question: How do I apply it?

Second Question: How else could I stop the CPU overheating?

My CPU is set up like this one:

http://www.tdn.net/images/HeatSync.gif

Thanks in advance, John.
 

A:CPU Overheating

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Hi.

First off my PC stats are as follows:

Althon XP 2800+ (Barton) Processor
Gigabyte GA-7VT600P-RZ Socket-A Motherboard
512MB PC3200 400MHz DDR Ram (1 stick)
XFX GeForce FX5500 256MB DDR
1 x 120GB hard drive, 1 x 40GB hard drive, DVDR Drive, CDRW Drive
350W PSU
6mm Case fan at the back
(usual programs running (most the time): outlook express, outlook 2003, itunes, msn messenger, trillian, firefox)

Well ever since i've had this computer i've had had this problem and i'm 90% sure it's an overheating problem.

The best way to test this is to go on a game and see if it freezes up (usually within the first 5 mins) and it does this even when i'm writing an email, downloading, watching a video or even when i'm just surfing the net. The reason that i'm sure it's an overheating problem is since the problem started i put a deskfan next to my computer and opened up the side and pointed it in, and then tried playing GTA:SA and it didn't freeze up and when i have that on it's never frozen up. But obviously i don't want my desk fan on all the time

I originally suspected the VGA on my old graphics card was overheating, so i purchased a new one with a cooler on it but the problem still remained.

So then i went on to suspect the CPU cooler which was running a bit high at 58 when running my usual programs, so i purchased a new cooler and it brought the temperature right down, it's now 48 when running my usual programs, and do... Read more

A:Overheating Somewhere?

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Can a laptop shut off automatically from overheating? Thanks
 

A:Overheating

Yup.

Is yours doing something like that?

Try cleaning out all the vents and fans. A can of compressed air usually does the trick if its just dirty.
 

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I don't know what to do about my PC overheating and i was looking for some advice. I have an attachment of the temps and voltages of my computer.
 

A:CPU Overheating

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Why does my laptop overheat to the extent that it is burning my hands/wrists? Sometimes cannot touch the keyboard

A:Overheating

What model? How old is it?

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I think im overheating?
In my bios setup i get the readings

CPU temp 67*c/133*F
System temp 45*c
do you think that would be overheating? because my computer crashes a whole lot when i run full screen games etc. cs, wc3, nba06, madden 06...
 

A:I think im overheating?

67 is a lot higher than i see.

does the vidoe card have its own fan?
 

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My pc is a core 2 duo E7500 with 2 GB ram and ECS G41T M7 motherboard with onboard intel G41 chipset graphics of 768 MB.Very recently I have been having problems with it.Whenever I watched a film for 1 hr or so or played games(like X Men Origins:Wolverine) for some 30 minutes or kept the internet on for a long time, my pc shut itself down.the fan is working.i called a technician and he replaced some VGA cable.now, it goes longer.doesn't shut down while watching movies.but still i am having problems(pc keeping on shutting itself down) while playing games.not only the ones like Dishonored but also NFS Most Wanted which ran smoothly even 1 year ago.So, what should I do?
 

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my cpu keeps overheating and then turns off,
i am thinking about tomorrow sending it back as it is only 4 months old.

i dont know why it overheats, i could be just using it normally, with ie open and msn and media player and it will turnoff.
or i could be playing counter strike and it would turn off.

does anyone know of any common problems why they overheat?

i have enoughf resources, like

480wat p/s
1 gig ram
256mg gfx
280gig hdd.
4 case fans
full tower case

or could it be thats whats making my cpu going outa control?

well if i cant find a solution tomorrow i will try and send it back.

cheers
 

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I have a friend who has been getting an IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error for a year or so...typically when his computer has been on for long times and such. He finally came to me for help...and his CPU was idling at 58 degrees Celcius with only AIM running. It crashes every now and again, semingly for no reason, and after a crash it'll be at 70 degrees celcius or so.

He's had it for three to three and a half years...could it be he needs new thermal grease? A new fan/heatsink? I know next to nothing about this, so if somebody could help, I'd greatly appreciate it.

Please recommend any products if that happens to be the problem...I know heis processor is an AMD Athlon 2400 and that he has a Socket A motherboard...that's about it. And is running Windows XP/
 

A:CPU Overheating...

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i know i'm supposed to listen for a beep if my computer is gonna overheat, but is the beep supposed to come from the speakers or the tower?

i was playing fear and i got two beeps from the tower about 3mins apart from each other does that mean it was starting to overheat?

if it makes a difference i'm running amd 64bit 3000+/nvidia 128 gt/2gbs of ram/windows xp pro

oh and i also have the standard fans/heat sink taht goes onto the videocard/cpu but none on my ram and no case fan
 

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I recently replaced my power supply and now my cpu keeps overheating and shutting down.

A little history:
Built it in 2002 with a K7T Turbo2 motherboard and AMD Duron 1300 MHz. A little while back the temperature warning started popping up saying temperature was getting high, but the temp held pretty steady. And the warning would go away. I noticed the fan was not spinning at a constant rate and had a bit of a skip to it. I replaced the fan and had no problems for a little while. Then the temperature warning would come on occasionally, usually overnight when I wasn't using the machine. I cleaned the case out and tried to give the tower space for better airflow. The other day I had a BSD waiting for me when I got home. After rebooting and running for a day or so, the computer crashed. When rebooted it went to a very strange screen... hard to explain...not a BSD and no clear error message...lots of text, but not much sense to it. I figured my power supply was bad. Replaced the 250W with 350W. My old power supply did not have the 4 pin power plug for the mobo (ATX), but the new one does. I plugged it in (and all the other power connections) and booted up. The fan didn't come on at first, but after unplugging and replugging its Molex, it came on. The fan now spins at a constant rate. However, after a little while my computer crashed. Now whenever I boot it up, the temperature warning comes on and the temp steadily increases to 200F before crashing (about 5 minutes). I... Read more

A:CPU overheating

where is the power wire for the CPU fan going?? To a motherboard header? or a molex connecter??
You need to get the CPU fan running 100% 100% of the time.
 

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I have 1GB Ram
AMD Athlon xp 2700+
Radeon x800 pro 256

Since I installed the radeon and started playing some graphically intensive games, like F.E.A.R the pc has started shutting down due to the cpu overheating.

I have a feeling that the graphics card is making the cpu work too hard. Could this be the case? Or could it be something else?

I was intending on upgrading my cpu anyway, can anyone give me any suggestions for what I should get?

Thanks.
 

A:CPU overheating.

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Okay so I just bought a new pc and put it together and it seems to be all working fine but for some reason my HWMonitor is showing my CPU is around 60c idle not doing anything and when i took the side of the case off i felt the underpart of the motherboard the metal bit below where my cpu is placed and it is extremely hot, if i put my hand on it for too long then it would probably burn me. I will list my pc specs below ANY help is appreciated and thank you very much for taking the time to read this.

Motherboard: MSI 970 Gaming
CPU: amd FX8350
Graphics Card: MSI R9 380 4GB
CPU Cooler: coolermaster v8 GTS
Hard Drive: SeaGate barracuda 2TB
PSU: Corsair CX750M
PC Case: Corsair Carbide Spec 03
Ram: 2x4 GB Patriot viper i think 1600
Thermal paste: arctic silver 5 i believe

As I said before any help/suggestions is much appreciated.
 

A:CPU OverHeating, NEW PC

Okay so, Im an absolute idiot xD I left a sticky plastic thing on the bottom of my cpu cooler and put thermal paste ontop of it. How much would that effect the termps could anyone tell me?
 

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Hi this is my first post here

PC specs at bottom

I have been having this problem for a while and havent been able to completely resolve it but have managed to lessen it.

I built my computer in the early spring. The first game I bought/installed was half-life 2. As soon as I tried to start the opening cinematic, my computer would crash. I fixed this problem by disabling and unnecessary programs from running in the background of my computer. Since then the game has run perfectly. I soon decided to benchmark my rig with 3dmark-05. After about ten seconds of running the actual 3dmark app, the same problem reoccured - my PC would crash, the LEDs and power still on, but a blank [powersave mode] monitor screen.

My first suspiscion is my RAM. I bought Ultra 512mb pc3200 budget memory. Plus the memory does not have a heatspreader attatched.

Next would be my video card which is an XFX Nvidia Geforce 6600GT 128Mb card. Since the problem only occurs during visually demanding apps, I had a feeling something may be wrong with my videocard. I have tried to see if my GPU's fan is operational but am unable to completely see because the fan faces the bottom of my chassis. Also, I have a Vantec PCI dual fan card running right under my GPU which should be adding extra cooling...very confusing indeed.

Finally, could this be a *gulp* proccessor problem?! I am running an Intel P4 3.34 Ghz processor on a Chaintech Summit series motherboard. The CPU has an Aerotech heatsink/fan on it but ... Read more

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Hi

Great site, new member here and first post!

Gericom Overd.2 PIII 800mhz laptop with a GERICOM/KAPOK INTEL 440BX/ZX
Motherboard came to me with a loose power supply pin connector, so no power, battery dead too and doesnt hold charge. De-soldiered motherboard connector then re-soldierd connector back onto mainboard. Laptop powers up fine now, only to develop what seems to be a overheating problem as it freezez and locks up after the first 5 minutes of power-up.

This happens even in the bios/cmos setup screen, it just freezez. Tested memory, fan is working when it freezez up in bios, heatsink cleaned, new thermal pad, tried thermal paste aswell, cleared cmos via disconnecting cmos battery, detached hard drive, re-seated processor, cleaned mainboard with commpresed air but Still no joy. Ive been up every night and now have great big bags under me eyes and the mrs not too pleased either, its all becoming a bit disappointing really!

Respect to all who read and reply and any suggestions tips or pointers would be highly appreciated!
 

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Hi Peepz,

I've been using my puta fine for weeks, months infact, since I got it last Sep... this morning turned it on and for some reason within about 10 minutes I got a message from my biostart system control utility programme that the CPU was over heating and had reached 65c!!!

I have now idea why, or how to fix it so some help would be greatly appreciated, I've no idea what info you need so please ask and I will give everything I can.

Some basics, if this helps at all....

The PC is a p4 3ghz, 1ghz ram, running win xp, service pack 2, graphics card is an nvidia geforce fx 5500 128mb .. not sure what else you'll need...

Any help is appreciated!

Cheerz

Sheepz
 

A:CPU overheating...

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I have a pentium 4 3.2 ghz prescott. I'm im idling at about 45 celsius and everytime i try to play a game it will run for a few mins then shut off. When I play games it would go up to 65 Celsius. Is the cpu overheating? I read somewhere that weak power supplys can cause this.

My psu is 400 W and has 10 amps on the +12v rail. I read that you need at least 18 amps for a prescott.
 

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Computer shutting down during gaming.

I noticed that the CPU runs at 40 degrees celcius on idle. That was a couple of weeks ago.

last night my pc shuts down more frequently that usual. even on idle. about every 30 minutes. I opened the case. Fan is working.
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Then this morning my pc shut down. Turns on for a second and shuts down again.

Turned off the pc (and unplugged it, ofcourse), CPU heatsink is hot. very hot.

Thermal paste is dried out.

Suggestions?

Get a new fan? Or simply reapply thermal paste?

The CPU doesnt look damaged. No smells. No burn marks. Just the Thermal paste that looks dried out.

A:Overheating CPU...

I would use new thermal paste first

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Sometimes when I boot my Windows ME system, I get the message in a black screen saying "Please reboot and select proper boot device or insert media for the selected device". It just started happening this summer an it seems like it may be overheating. What do I need to buy/do to fix this?
 

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I'm running a Sony VAIO laptop that will randomly shut down every once in a while - yesterday, after this happened, I turned it on again, only for it to tell me, "OS not found." It turns on and works fine now, but I wish I knew what was going on
 

A:[xp] OS and/or overheating

Most random shutdowns are caused by either overheating or a faulty power supply. In a laptop it's kind of hard to pinpoint what's happening but you can download some kind of utility that will monitor the internal temp. of the machine. Maybe one of the fans went out our the battery is old & needs to be replaced.
 

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