Will very high room temperatures (over 125) harm my desktop computer if it is shut down?

Simsply Ruth

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My apartment is going to have a high heat treatment. It will probably be well over 130 degrees. My computer will be shut down. Is this enough or should I remove it from the apartment
 
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Well, rarely heard about F temp in my place, but 130 F seems fine, a CPU can reach 200 F temp, depend on the wattage.
 

Marlin Schwanke

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Some things in today’s computer gear won’t like heat that high, even turned off. Is there an LCD screen involved? Samsung says you shouldn’t even store their LCD monitors over 115F.
 


130F is only 54C

 
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I thought you were living in 130C temp, that is mind boggling.
 

jfriend00

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The only component I'd worry about in a non-operating computer at 130F would be a battery. I wouldn't leave my laptop in that heat because of its battery and desktop computers have a backup battery that keeps their clock going when the power's out. If it were my house, I'd take the computers out of the house before the treatment because of their batteries.

Some other small electronic devices may be held together with adhesives that might start to soften at 130F (ever seen a technician use a heat gun to heat up a phone to help get it open?).
 

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