Tag: cooling

158 Will it damage my MacBook if I put it in the fridge to cool it down? 2016-06-21T09:56:29.667

129 Tiny copper waffle squares inside computer 2016-03-30T02:31:04.820

60 Is it OK to use toothpaste instead of thermal paste when fitting a CPU? 2010-01-29T11:29:40.093

38 Why do laptops need fans but tablets don't? 2013-01-22T19:19:20.650

31 Does the color of a heatsink affect its performance in dissipating heat? 2013-11-08T09:29:13.827

31 My computer is loud: How do I tell which fan is the issue? 2014-01-12T17:13:08.020

30 Why are modern CPUs "underclocked"? 2011-01-19T16:39:06.493

28 How do software programs determine the HDD temperature? 2013-04-28T19:48:12.470

26 What is a normal/safe temperature for an i7 2600K CPU? 2011-01-29T10:28:09.037

25 Can I remove and put back the heatsink of my processor without reapplying thermal paste 2009-12-17T22:37:23.270

24 What makes a laptop overheat? 2011-07-04T13:56:12.253

24 Is liquid cooling necessary for high CPU performance over extended periods? 2015-05-13T15:17:56.500

23 Is it safe to use a laptop if the CPU fan is failing? 2018-12-18T07:25:19.290

18 What's the proper way to remove thermal paste from a CPU? 2010-04-17T14:30:18.730

18 Will an SSD help prevent laptop overheating? 2011-10-18T23:32:27.163

18 Intel Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Settings - what exactly do they do? 2015-05-03T09:45:16.917

18 Three-wire and four-wire CPU fans, what's the difference? 2016-09-20T01:19:06.087

18 Adding more thermal paste to stock cooler 2017-04-12T08:07:18.460

17 Does unused thermal paste get old? 2011-08-08T13:41:17.903

17 Heatsink compatibility for the new Intel Skylake processors (LGA1151) 2015-08-17T19:30:37.033

16 Buying A Computer "Case" Fan... Does It Always Run At 100% Unless Told Otherwise? 2011-05-21T10:54:34.400

16 What is the safe temperature limit for a consumer SATA hard drive? 2011-12-13T00:09:58.637

14 What is the gum like thing on the heat sink? 2013-06-29T21:30:43.663

13 Does overheating cause a computer to slow down? 2009-07-15T19:16:58.550

13 My computer raises the ambient room temperature by about 4°F. I don't like it (in the summer) 2009-08-27T03:01:46.197

13 Optimal Fan Placement and Direction for Air-Cooling a Computer 2009-10-27T13:26:32.137

13 Does RAM cooling make a difference to performance? 2011-10-07T18:54:10.510

13 Five year old unopened boxed CPU – is the stock thermal compound still good? 2014-04-29T23:40:14.323

11 How picky are CPUs in terms of how evenly the thermal compound is? 2010-05-03T15:26:32.660

11 How to keep a Processor Cool, without adding a new cooling device? 2010-11-09T17:05:33.010

10 Water cooling a PC, is it really expensive? 2009-12-03T11:31:29.417

10 CPU temperature too high but fan not running at max speed 2011-11-03T20:09:06.430

9 Maximum temperature laptop internals can handle? Cooling options? 2010-01-11T04:46:07.627

9 Is a laptop cooler really effective and useful? 2011-04-20T03:27:29.330

9 How can I cool down a laptop power supply? 2011-08-01T17:20:54.057

9 laptop noisy sound - fan or hdd? 2018-12-02T15:44:36.387

8 Macbook Pro - 15" with i7 processor - Any problems with heat? 2010-05-02T12:40:08.973

8 My hard drive seems to be overheating... what should I do? 2011-04-04T18:05:24.143

8 What's the maximum safe temperature for a HD Radeon 6870? 2012-01-03T21:45:53.857

8 Motherboard temperature reaches 124° C? 2012-03-25T07:08:07.243

8 It is safe to keep the glue residues on the motherboard that had a backplate 2012-06-29T13:14:28.140

8 Is it safe to place heat sink such that it joins multiple voltage regulators? 2012-07-25T13:18:38.403

8 Are my CPU temperatures too high? 2014-09-07T06:02:08.437

7 How hot is too hot? (Or, how my graphics card burned my fingers) 2009-12-15T01:45:29.357

7 Is the exhaust fan necessary? 2010-03-15T09:38:28.240

7 My desktop has started overheating -- how hot is hot? 2011-05-10T08:34:47.607

7 How do i measure the size of an unknown computer fan? 2011-09-12T00:31:05.633

6 Is it normal for a MacBook Pro to get so hot that it's uncomfortable to type? 2009-07-15T20:20:50.893

6 Laptop Overheating. Is there a way to cool it? 2009-10-15T02:19:52.507

6 Unexpected shutdown due to overheating? 2009-10-26T08:10:56.120

6 Cooling a server with oil bath 2009-11-09T16:34:03.067

6 Windows 7 Loading Very Slow 2009-11-18T20:18:02.543

6 Replacing fan on stock AMD AM3 heatsink with a quieter one? 2010-01-26T14:36:29.843

6 Ubuntu: Take actions when system temperature gets too high 2010-03-07T23:24:29.993

6 Computer randomly shuts itself off 2011-06-06T22:53:59.073

6 Can I resume an interrupted disk image done with dd? 2011-06-20T19:54:26.647

6 My Intel Core i3 frequently shuts down due to "Processor Thermal Trip error" 2011-06-26T00:43:32.310

6 Folding@Home client on a laptop: Is it safe for long periods? 2011-08-03T23:09:02.027

6 How can I make my desktop PC cooler and quieter? 2011-09-18T15:20:10.390

6 Can I use an LGA 1156/1155 heatsink on an LGA 1150 motherboard? 2013-10-25T23:23:51.657

6 What direction should the heatsink fan face? 2014-07-11T14:45:12.383

5 Safe temperature range for a Core 2 Quad CPU? 2009-08-26T17:56:53.270

5 Is my i7 CPU running too hot? 2009-09-02T11:25:58.637

5 Should a disconnected CPU fan spin freely if I spin it with my finger? 2009-09-09T11:47:51.327

5 Recover an overheated hard drive 2009-09-11T23:40:46.500

5 I need a cooling pad for Macbook Pro (non-unibody) 2009-10-26T23:38:36.870

5 Computer is possessed 2010-01-29T08:24:42.293

5 Best laptop cooling pad (to protect your lap) 2010-03-05T18:55:47.940

5 Dell XPS M1530 overheating 2010-04-20T18:32:08.757

5 Thinkpad laptop heats up more than it used to - what are my options? 2010-05-25T13:53:05.820

5 Suggestions on keeping laptop cool 2010-06-29T23:55:30.923

5 My CPU hits 100°C... Help me! 2011-02-11T21:32:08.470

5 Don’t engravings on a CPU defeat heatsink smoothness? 2011-06-12T00:16:27.867

5 PC monitors shut off and system hangs while playing 3D games, but sound continues - Diagnosis? 2011-06-28T02:32:44.000

5 Where does most of the laptop heat come from? 2011-08-01T14:01:20.753

5 What is push-pull cooling? 2011-09-17T03:10:42.367

5 Why does my laptop gets extremely hot when battery is in and an intensive task is running? 2011-10-20T16:38:05.770

5 What is this rubber pad under my laptop's heatsink? 2012-07-14T19:12:37.603

5 CPU cooling - one fan vs. two? 2012-09-11T00:51:07.733

5 Why Laptops sometimes not shutting down when Lid closed? Red-hot laptop from bag, why? 2012-09-19T23:05:48.000

5 Is a positive, neutral or negative pressure airflow design preferred when using a single open cooled graphics card? 2013-05-22T12:36:54.473

5 Does liquid cooling mean I no longer need to dust my machine? 2014-06-08T22:26:22.773

4 Why is my computer fan so loud? 2009-07-15T15:19:42.487

4 Why is my Compaq NC8430 laptop so darned HOT? 2009-08-24T21:24:52.553

4 CPU Temp Advise 2010-02-23T15:55:40.707

4 Is it possible to have a pc with all components passively cooled (no fans) 2010-04-14T03:20:31.873

4 Slowing down cpu speed 2010-05-25T23:37:49.477

4 Serious CPU overheat issue 2010-06-28T21:11:16.930

4 How to disable 2 cores on a quadcore i7? 2010-07-21T20:22:25.183

4 What fails (in the processor) first when a processor overheats? 2010-09-22T06:55:27.170

4 Should my PC continually reboot when there is no RAM? 2010-11-17T00:03:51.023

4 How can you reduce minimum fan RPM on a Mac? Is it safe? 2011-03-22T11:16:39.330

4 Why are there so few computer cases that put the PSU at the front? 2011-03-25T17:50:25.963

4 How do I attain safe temperatures for my new i7-2600 non-k? 2011-05-09T04:36:58.283

4 What factors are relevant when buying thermal paste? 2011-08-08T15:03:18.350

4 Is there a readily available liquid within which one could successfully fully submerge and run a PC? 2011-08-18T07:43:25.213

4 My laptop stays on only with the help of... hair dryer 2011-09-10T17:04:20.330

4 How can I make my laptop cooler and quieter? 2011-09-19T22:58:04.260

4 Can I use an old sempron stock heat sink with a Phenom II processor? 2011-12-01T02:25:37.917