Forum discussion tagged with Thermal.
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    Question I bought a new Hp omen 15 with rtx 2070 and i7 9Th gen. And it overheats constantly.

    So i bought this laptop not even a week ago. (Hp omen with rtx 2070 and i7 9th gen) And im having heating issues. Temps are in range of 85-95c during gaming and about 55-70 during casual stuff like browsing , movies and stuff. Is there any way to reduce these temps so as to not to risk the life...
  2. Ordan

    Question What part of windows controls CPU throttling?

    I dont wanna get too detailed about my tests but to summarize i have hard proof of windows throttling CPU and linux doesnt do that and at the moment i am trying to find out what part of windows, or switches or whatever controls this throttling, with no limitations on maximal stress temperature...
  3. [SOLVED] Thermal Throttling with the i7-7700k

    When playing demanding games, or even just running a stress test, Thermal Throttling occurs regularly for me. In this pic you can see the chips' behavior (taken while running around in circles in a city in Assassins Creed: Odyssey): The chip starts to throttle itself even though the absolute...
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    Question GTX 1080 Ti Founders vs Reference clock speeds

    Hi guys, I'm sure that there is a very detail thread somewhere around here regarding this topic however I couldn't personally find anything completely relevant to my case. So this goes out to all of the 1080 Ti owners. I've recently upgraded from a 1060 6GB to a 1080 Ti Founders Edition second...
  5. velocci

    Question why do we need thermal glue?

    HI all, I know this is a stupid question, but why do we need thermal glue between the cpu and heatsink? the bottom of the heatsink is flat and so is the cpu. why not just put the HSF directly on the cpu?
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    Question which motherboard for 2700x

    Im going to be building a new pc sometime soon and have a few questions, one pertaining mostly to motherboards, the other would be power supply and ram related. Im going to be getting a 2700x cpu, and have done some research on which motherboards would be good and which ones not so much, and...
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    Question i5 8300H vs i7 8750H thermal throttling

    Hi, I would like some advice on choosing a laptop. I'm trying to choose between an i5 8300H and a i7 8750H, the laptop is exactly the same accept for the processors on the Lenovo Legion Y530. The price difference between the i5 and i7 version is about 10%, I read a comment about how it's not a...
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    Question For better thermals on a laptop, do I get a cooling or better thermal paste?

    My laptop CPU get in high 80s when gaming for a while, due to the surface it’s on. My glass desk doesn’t allow it to get air very well, if I put it on it’s back and let it get more air from my room, my temps decrease by around 10°C. I will try and get both thermal paste and a cooling pad but for...
  9. MrClassicT

    Build Advice [project laptop] CPU swap help

    Hello everyone Few days ago I picked up a I7-2670qm for my old laptop [ Medion Akoya P6634 ]. The idea was to swap this CPU with my old I3-2350m. Since I've recently been using that laptop as my little project to revive it as much as possible... When I got the "new" CPU, I replaced it, and...
  10. [SOLVED] CPU Throttling in Games but not in Stress Tests

    Hi All, This is my first post here. I have scoured the internet for a solution for this but to no avail. Anyways, I have the GTX 1070 equipped MSI Trident 3 with an Intel i7-7700, and a 330W external PSU. After successfully managing a stable undervolt of -165mV, and running a stress test on...
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    Question Does spread spectrum clocking degrade a CPU's performance and cause it to operate at higher temperatures?

    Does spread spectrum clocking cause a CPU to operate at higher temperatures? If so, why? Spread spectrum clocking minutely varies a CPU's clock speed to spread out RFI to meet FCC and EU guidelines. I disabled spread spectrum in my BIOS, and my CPU is running ~20°C cooler! I also noticed that...
  12. J

    Question Does thermal paste on stock cooler becomes yellow

    So today i bought a new CPU cooler whose seal was opened by shopkeeper to show me contents of box. When i opened the box at home i saw that thermal paste on that stock cooler was little yellowish in colour and looks dirty and applied more than what should be. Manufacturing is mid 2018. Can...
  13. gear999

    Question i7 4770 overheating on stock cooler

    Hey all, I haven't been here for a while. I recently purchased my friend's old i7 4770 (non-K) off of him to pop in my PC just as a small update. I installed it tonight with the stock cooler (don't have any other ones) and I just hit 99c while playing Apex Legends for a duration of 5 minutes...
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    Question Is this PC good for 900$?

    Here is the pc I built not really based on looks, but I wanted some RGB in it since it has a side panel. If you`ve got some better ideas post them down below, but my absolute maximum budget is 1000$. Thanks for reading, jAAklis
  15. InSovietRussiaComputerBuildsYOU

    [SOLVED] Trouble cooling a 60W Xeon

    I got a mobo bundle for one of my friends, it included a Supermicro server mobo, a Xeon L5640 and some RAM. Unfortunately, it came with a very small passive cooler, which wasn't enough to cool the Xeon, so I recommended him getting a freezer 13, the most affordable block cooler. It does a good...
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    Question I had to reinstall cpu cooler

    Hello, everyone I'm new to pc building. Today i built my first pc and i'm really excited about it. I haven't installed windows yet, but i checked the bios and everything looks ok. The problem is that i had to unscrew and remove the wraith stealth cooler with the pre-applied thermal paste right...
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    Which gaming laptop

    Hello, I'm looking for a gaming laptop with the following specs; GTX 1060 and i5 8300H or i7 8750. The CPU shouldn't matter all that much, just depending on the price (I've read they both are sufficient for gaming). I have read that the 1060 is superior over the 1050 Ti. I have found 3 laptops...
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    Question PC Sounds Like a Jet Engine at Low Temperatures.

    I recently build a mini-itx system cooled by the h100i v2, the fans get rather loud during games which is expected but keep going after i've closed the game. Speedfan shows CPU to be less than 30 degrees, gpu is around 45 and hd0 (im assuming hard disk 0 which is m.2 ssd) is hovering at high...
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    Question Sapphire Nitro R9 380X 4GB Thermal problems

    Hi to everyone, around two months I buy a R9 380X, and today, viewing the temps, I see an unusual temps, 45ºC Idle , 92ºC playing FarCry 5. I change the thermal compound and the temps go down only 2ºC. My Specs are: i5 4440, 16Gb DDR3 HyperX, 240 GB SSD HyperX, 750W 80 plus Thermaltake PSU...
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    Question Hypothetical Laptop Mod for Increased OC

    In a hypothetical situation, what are the best things I could do to make a laptop better suited for Overclocking? Better thermal paste? Water cooling? Are there any water coolers designed for laptops? How about external water coolers, if that exists? Thx in advance! Sorry if it's worded badly...