CPU overheat

Forum discussion tagged with CPU overheat.
  1. M

    Question i5 11600KF Overheating when doing anything that demands the CPU to work harder

    Hello. I recently built a pc [the specs are below], it's about 2 months old now. I have a problem with my CPU temperatures. It overheats, reaching degrees like 100c. For example: Whenever I play more demanding games like Star Citizen or Red Dead 2, my temps would get pretty high. Red Dead...
  2. AbHiBruh

    [SOLVED] Random FPS drops on games, Can't find the cause..

    Laptop Specs Ryzen 5 3550H GTX 1650 500GB NVME SSD 8x1GB RAM (6GB USEABLE BECAUSE CPU TOOK THE REST 2GB FOR INTEGRATED GPU) Since few months while playing games in which I'm getting decent FPS like 40-60 I'm having sudden fps drops to 0-10FPS after playing for 10-15mins I've been trying to...
  3. MysticOtaku

    Question CPU staying at 60-70c while idle (no overclock) and getting to 80-95 while gaming. CPU Led also turning on red when gaming.

    So my CPU recently started running pretty hot (i7-6700k few years old), ended up getting a new PSU and a new CPU cooler, nothings changed. The CPU led turns on and becomes red every now and then under load and I currently do not have the money to replace it. Could it be CPU failure or something...
  4. K

    [SOLVED] CPU reaching 100 when gaming but only 45-55 when idling / Google.

    Hello! My i7-10700KF gets to around 90-100 degrees when playing UNTURNED and RUST but when I play WarThunder and League it only gets to mid 80s at most. It idles around the 50 degree area. I have an MSI 240R watercooler for my CPU. I have 3 SP120 bringing air in at the front of my case and one...
  5. P

    [SOLVED] Something wrong

    Hello my pc has a problem At 30% load on cpu its jumping to 99 degrees When I try to unzip a file or download something from steam my pc jumps to 99 degrees on 3 cores and one remaining at around 79 Gigabyte z97x gaming 5 Intel i7 4970k 8gb ram ddr 3 1600 Brand new power supply gold rated...
  6. Ex_Dr.Perimentz

    Question Idle Laptop CPU Spikes >90°C

    What I've got is roughly more than a year old Dell Insipron 3580. Specs: CPU: Intel i7-8565U RAM: 8 GB GPU: AMD Radeon 520 (Huge Bottleneck) HDD: 930 GB HDD (690 GB Free) Casing: Stock Heatsink: Stock Cooling technique: Air Cooling I had been using this laptop since few months for gaming...
  7. Stricks1

    Question Need help, CPU overheating with low usage or apparent cause.

    Hello everyone. I recently sent my computer to cleaning, changing the thermal paste on my PC, and replace a rear fan on my cabinet, but since it is back I noticed something weird. Even just opening some browser tabs the CPU heats to 60º-70º and when I try anything a little more demanding it...
  8. Z

    [SOLVED] I have a problem with an overheating 4790k.

    Hello everyone! I've got a new system recently and I ran into a problem with my CPU temperatures. My CPU is i7-4790k and for some reason, the temperatures are sky-high. It doesn't matter what the clock or the voltage settings in the bios are when it gets loaded it stays in the mid 80 to low 90...
  9. imparanoide

    [SOLVED] why is my 3600 still hot?

    I got a new cooler today and when i look at my temps using cupidhwmoniter its gon down quite a lot(like 15c) But my temp keeps on spiking randomly and i dont know why and i dont know if it will effect my cpu's performeance or something. Maybe i did not put enough thermal paste? And yes i have...
  10. aidan9082

    [SOLVED] i5 - 8400 overheating?

    I’ve had my pc for about two years (can list specs) and never have had a problem with overheating especially my cpu, considering I have a AIO NZXT Kraken cpu cooler, recently my cpu has been heating up to degrees around 90-100 °C when playing cpu and gpu intensive games to the point where I...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Cpu 45-55c at idle, but goes up to 85c while gaming.

    I recently changed cpu from a G2130 to a I5-2400, cleaned dust and changed thermal paste, but while the old G2130 used to have a 35-45 idle and a 60C max temp this one sits at 40-55 idle but goes up to 85 while i'm gaming, i tried to render in blender with the CPU at full load and it hit 99c...
  12. A

    [SOLVED] My CPU is overheating while idle.

    I recently reinstalled my CPU cooler for cleaning out the radiator and did NOT put in new thermal paste, this might be the reason but still, I am getting temps of about 85-100 degrees on light workload and my fans are ramping up. I have an H115i on an i7 7700 and I don't know if the pump is the...
  13. The_oli4

    [SOLVED] CPU ryzen 5 2600 overheating.

    I just upgraded my pc with a new mobo and cpu after boot its is now overheating when i get in windows (85 degrees) and a pretty high temp in bios (38 degrees). Before my upgrade the temps barrely came above 65 degrees when in heavy use. The fans seem to work normal and start spinning at full...
  14. pandaroso

    Silent fan for overheating CPU

    Have a desktop with an i7 4790K (not overclocked) with stock fan. My case is a Fractal Define R4 (www.fractal-design.com/home/product/cases/define-series/define-r4-black-pearl). The CPU overheats, so want to change the fan, but need it to remain silent. Tried a Noctua NH-D14...
  15. J

    Help Upgrading PC

    Hi ya I'm looking to update my gaming PC to play at a 3840 X 2160 resolution. I figure I have to upgrade my GPU and monitor. Then double my ram. But I'd rather not update my motherboard right now. Wondering what upgrades I can make to my rig without ripping the mobo out. I am open to...
  16. J

    I was given a apple laptop but know plug with it erre can I get one

    I was given a apple lap top but know plug to switch on.were can I get one from
  17. T

    Random crashes with sound bug and sometimes vertical lines

    SOLVED: New gpu solved issue! My PC crashes a lot. Sometimes it can be 2-4 times a day and others nothing at all. The crash it self can happen at any time and lately I've gotten a white screen with a sound bug. Before I had a lot of vertical lines and usually green/black screen with a sound bug...
  18. A

    Can I use this Windows 10?

    The reviews for this are mixed, so should I get Windows 10 from here or somewhere else and will this work for my new gaming pc. https://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Home-System-Builder/dp/B00ZSI7Y3U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1482772062&sr=8-1&keywords=windows+10+disc