overheating computer

Forum discussion tagged with overheating computer.
  1. M

    Question CPU reaching 100 degrees.

    I heard that performance issues can arise when your CPU reaches about 75-80 something and mine reaches 98 on heavier CPU bound games. I haven't reapplied thermal paste in 2 years and I did take off the CPU cooler once already and I did not apply thermal paste after I put the CPU cooler back. I...
  2. Thisisnotharry

    Question Acer Nitro N50-600 | Massive Overheating Problem

    So it all started a few days ago when I noticed my games were a lot laggier than usual, and a couple minutes later the display stopped and both my monitors said "No Signal" but the PC was still on (sound and RGB was still on). I forced shutdown and rebooted and it worked but started checking the...
  3. M

    Question Irregular CPU usage & temps after upgrade, plus PSU hotter than before ?

    Hi guys so my specs are: mobo: H310CM-DVS PSU: CX450 RAM: 2X8GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE GPU: GTX 1070 CPU: I7 8700 (from an i5 8400) COOLER: Cooler master evo TX3 Hi so ive just upgraded my cpu and since then ive been having some issues, my i5 ran perefectly temp and usage wise only going upto like...
  4. vineeth.konavoor

    [SOLVED] My CPU idles at 70C. Cleaned fan and applied new thermal paste. Still no good

    I have an old pentium dual core 1.80GHz CPU with me. The mother board is Intel D945GCNL. I was hoping to hook it to my tv to play netflix and stuff. So i took it put of the dust and gave it a spin. Even by just staying in the bios, the temperature slowly climbs to 60C. I tried running puppy...
  5. J

    [SOLVED] New build with CPU temps at 50C/122F at idle?!

    Just finished my new build and I'm getting a max temp reading of 136F with no load in HWMonitor. Not sure how this is happening but using ICUE readings range from low to mid-80s, with Ryzen Master readings are low to mid-90s, but within HWMonitor the readings skyrocket to 120+. Not sure which...
  6. xrique007

    [SOLVED] FX6300 Overheating and shutdown in seconds

    I just bought deepcool gammaxx 300 and tried to overclock my FX 6300 at 4ghz but it was overheating at 90c so I was changing my case fans position but I forgot to connect 4pin connector at the top and ran for a minute or two after that I turned it off and connected it an started my pc again but...
  7. X

    Question PC keeps freezing then rebooting when running games! 5700XT

    Ever since I got the 5700 xt, my computer overheats and is forced to reboot. I run games like COD. At first, everything was working fine for a while. The screen now flicker and sometimes goes green before rebooting. Is this because my CPU is overheating or the PSU isn't strong enough? Build...
  8. E

    Question CPU overheating Ryzen 9 3900x

    Recently I bought a new PC, (first time I ever built a PC). After some difficulties I finaly made it, and I think heatsink is mounted properly. But my CPU is overheating (Ryzen 9 3900x). Iddle temperatures are around 50 degrees °C, sometimes even higher. In games when its supposed to be 60...
  9. Camzijss

    [SOLVED] My intel I5 laptop boosts untill it crashes my game!

    So when i stress test my laptop it lowers the boost but when gaming it boosts untill it hits 100C and then game crashes. Now i have disabled intel turbo boost with reg edit.
  10. B

    Question HP Omen Obelisk cooling worries

    Hello all, I purchased an HP Omen Obelisk and so far has been great. It’s packed with a water-cooled intel i7 9700k, RTX 2070 Super, 512gb M.2 ssd, and 16 GB of RAM (with 4 total DIMM slots). Well, I didn’t realize it is limited on fans. It has your typical rear exhaust fan. The top fan seems...
  11. D

    [SOLVED] My PC overheats even after new thermal paste has been applied and a new fan has been installed.

    I'm not very knowledgeable about PC's so please go easy on me, I bought a pc a good 3 years ago from amazon however at some random point it started overheating and crashing at as much as a youtube video. This has not happened before and I assumed that it was because the CPU fan was broken and I...
  12. N

    Question Surprise Overheating

    I have been playing games on my Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming ( https://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/cty/pdp/spd/inspiron-15-7567-laptop?view=configurations ) for almost a year as of right now and as it naturally has poor cooling I undervolt it using intels tuning tool to -0.165v (its maximum safe)...
  13. N

    [SOLVED] Long term effect of running cpu above max temp for multiple hours?

    Hello, Recently my wife experienced a crash on my computer. It's never crashed before and is pretty high spec. I'm pretty certain it was due to overheating issues as it's stored in a cupboard for neat keeping but the door needs to be opened in heavy use or during hot conditions. Today was a...
  14. C

    [SOLVED] New PC overheating HELP

    So I'm really new to PC gaming (was a console player forever). I run fortnite and OBS on my PC which makes it very hot. I really don't want to ruin or kill this PC so any advice on how to make it run cooler or parts that would help make it more efficient would be awesome. Also I've only had this...
  15. Winterbark

    Question New overheating issues for my FX 9590

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/fy2fNQ That's my parts list, aside from my M.2 ssd. I have been having issues with a computer locking up after a few min of use. Now it seems as though nothing is helping this issue. I have tried altering voltages ( blindly lowering them little by little) and the...