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my lappy hit a record 60 deg. C last night, so i am wondering if it is overheating. the normal temp. range is 50-58 (but then went up to 60). ...
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    Linux Enthusiast Weedman's Avatar
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    lappy overheating?


    my lappy hit a record 60 deg. C last night, so i am wondering if it is overheating.

    the normal temp. range is 50-58 (but then went up to 60). the fan usually kicks i n at 58 deg.

    any suggestions/thoughts?
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    I know this sounds stupid but is the fan working?

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    yep, it kicks in when the temp gets above 58 deg C.

    thanks for your super-fast reply, pupdaleon!
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    Do you have a daemon running that controls the CPU frequency? Something like powernowd makes a huge difference in how hot a laptop runs.
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    no i control the cpu frequency myself, but having something doing that would be great!

    ill give powernowd a shot like you said.

    thanks Zelmo
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