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Old May 10, 2004, 07:23 PM
EXMagus EXMagus is offline
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Exclamation PC Heats up.!! HOT [Emachines; T2865; winXP]

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Hi there
I think my PC is getting all heat up, how do I know if if the fan is working..? Also how do you get the PC components temperature..?
Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.!
Old May 11, 2004, 06:20 AM
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the best way to see if a fan is working is to take off one of your case side panels.. to check temps boot into BIOS and go to pc health/status (may differ depending on mobo and Bios version).. it should at least tell you your cpu temp.. Running a hot cpu is not good. Permanent damage can occur quickly. Id fix this one quick smart.
Old May 13, 2004, 02:13 PM
EXMagus EXMagus is offline
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Hi there
I did what you said Gothic I checked into BIOS and it says:
CPU Temperature 51C
CPU Fan Speed 4821RPM
System Fan Speed 0RPM
Now thw question is: "Is that good or bad"..?
Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.!
Old May 14, 2004, 06:05 PM
geobon geobon is offline
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well it aint to bad as it tells you your CPU fan is working, you could stick in a seperate case fan for extra cooling though, although there may be one already installed as although it says System Fan Speed 0rpm it may have one fitted but without a sensor.
Old May 18, 2004, 09:25 PM
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Is your Power Supply getting hot? Or what exactly on the pc is hot? Open the case and see. Is it hot where the power plug goes into the pc? (power supply) If so, you need a new one.
Old May 19, 2004, 07:05 PM
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51c is good though that temperature will fluctuate when you run processor intensive stuff. I'd go with sticking another fan in. How do you know thats it's overheating anyway?

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