Forum discussion tagged with Overheating.
  1. Tblender

    Solved! Help! Lenovo laptop charger pin overheating

    My lenovo legion Y540 (i5 9300h, gtx 1650) charger pin is overheating. Yesterday I played like three hours without any problem, but today the charger isn't working well. The laptop only charges when the pin is plugged on an specific angle, and the charger pin gets way too much hot in one or two...
  2. Navneet Gautam

    Question laptop fans not running as fast as they should

    i have an asus tuf fx505ge which i just updated to windows 10 20h2, after updating i have noticed that my laptop is hitting the 95 degree mark really easily in throttlestop, the reason looks like the fans, when entering my password into windows to log in, they go to the highest rpms possible but...
  3. Bboyxan

    Question ASUS Vivobook pro 17 suddenly started overheating

    Hello, My laptop vivobook pro 17: CPU: intel i7-8550u GPU: GTX 1050 4 gb motherboard: ASUSTek COMPUTER INC. X705UDR RAM: 16 gb started suddenly overheating. One week ago I have replaced thermal paste and undervolt CPU for 0,075V and package temperature on benchmarking droped from 86°C to...
  4. F

    Question Laptop temperatures suddenly started rising

    I have a Dell Insipiron 5590 with: i7-10510U 8gb ram mx 250 windows 10 I bought my laptop on September 2019 and everything till June was fine, the temperatures were never too high to make the fan start spinning which makes a lot of noise for when I'm studying. So now even when the laptop is...
  5. M

    Solved! Laptop turns off when unplugged, screen wont turn on when plugged with no battery

    I know this question might have been here before, but i could not find any solution yet. I have an Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black edition, model: vn7-593G I have followed the guide here link but nothing really worked, and i have not replaced the battery yet. My actual case is the following: I do...
  6. HotPotato9920

    Question HP pavilion gaming laptop overheating when doing basic web browsing?

    Hey I would like to know if it is normal for a laptop to be overheating if I am just doing basic computing tasks? Laptop model Hp pavilion gaming laptop here are my laptop specs AMD Ryzen 5 Nvidia gtx 1050
  7. Xyresix

    Solved! Lenovo Yoga S730 overheating

    Hello everyone. I have recently purchased a Yoga S730 (or IdeaPad 730S) and it keeps overheating so I apply ceramic thermal paste to the CPU. I notice that after applying the thermal paste, if I get my ear close to the keyboard, I can hear a electric-y, almost like a sizzling noise. Is this a...
  8. RegisZDB

    Solved! How can I fix my alienware 17r3s overheating/charger problems?

    My laptop has 3 problems that might be linked but all of them need to be resolved. Problem 1/2 the laptop overheats when playing high performance games, and playing a high performance game causes my laptop to stop charging. Whenever I try to play games on PC that are high performance like...
  9. M

    Solved! Will there be permanent damage?

    Hi, last night I closed my laptop while it was resting on some books on my bed and went to the movies. It was still on at the time and someone threw a pile of blankets on my bed over the laptop. When I got back the blankets were quite hot and I turned my laptop off. I'm curious how badly this...
  10. G

    Solved! "CPU throttled at 91% by Windows" possibly overheating?

    Hello all! I have bought a few days ago new Acer Aspire A515-52-394A with i3-8145U, 8GB ram, 250GB SSD, Windows10 Home and i am very glad with the purchase. However, after performing userbenchmark tests several times, i always get the following warning:" CPU throttled at 91% by Windows...
  11. R

    Solved! Laptop suddenly hotter than normal after I dropped it (help pls!)

    I have a laptop and a few days ago, I dropped it from a height of about 2-3 feet. The laptop was on at that time and I opened it up. It was still working and I experienced a blue screen shortly after. It said it was checking for problems and after 5 minutes or so, it was still at 0% so I shut it...
  12. B

    Solved! HP ProBook 6555b overheating after switching mainboard

    Recently my HP ProBook 6555b just turned of with a black screen. Due to the backlight still working, I thought, it might be a motherboard-failure. So I bought a cheap replacement-board from E-Bay and replaced it. And the ProBook started as normal. But now, the CPU is getting overloaded very...
  13. S

    Laptop Overheating Problems

    Hi, recently I've ran into problems with my laptop overheating and I'm currently trying to figure out what could be causing the problem. -I've already bought compressed air and cleaned out the fan and heat-sink. Both seem to be working well because I can feel lots of airflow and when I unplug...
  14. I

    My phone isn't working right

    When charging, my phone gets warm, then when it's off the charger it gets pretty warm (39 degrees Celsius according to Geekbench) and the battery drops like crazy. A few days ago, when I get home from school before that day, my phone was at like 96%, now when I get back it's hot and at like...
  15. S

    Solved! New laptop overheating

    NOTEBOOK ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 N580VD Intel Core i7-7700HQ (2.8 GHz) 16GB ram NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 - 4GB 1TB SATA + 128GB SSD Bought a couple of days ago new, few minutes after resources-heavy programs are launched the air-out take grill, situated in the connection between the screen and the...
  16. W

    My HP 15ay-series laptop is overheating

    my laptop: HP 15-ay057nw Hello! I have a big, anonnying problem. My laptop is overheating while playing not-demanding games like CSGO. Temperatures are not "ok." While playing: GPU 70-95 degress Celsius CPU 70-80 degress Celsius I have changed thermal paste many times. It did not even help a...
  17. Lutfij

    How To Fix Frequent Shutdown Issues In HP Laptops

    HP laptops have been known to suffer from failures involving cracked hinges, broken outer laptop shells, motherboard issues, frequent laptop shutdowns and a laptop that refuses to start up. Some of them can be attributed to end user negligence but the majority of them can be attributed to poor...
  18. X

    Can't Use Laptop While Charging

    I have a new Acer Aspire with an Intel i5-8250U CPU and it works completely fine but for some reason when the battery's running low and I plug it in, the fans run wild and it starts heating up pretty quickly. When it's not in use however it is completely still and cools off again.This has...
  19. D

    laptop overheating and fps drop when NOT gaming

    laptop overheating and lagging spec: Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz Video Card Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 Video Card #2 NVIDIA GeForce 920M RAM 4.0 GB Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit I never cleaned my...
  20. W

    HP 15-ay series oveheating

    Hello everyone I have big problem with my laptop hp 15-ay057nw. It is very overheating every single time when I turn any game. CPU temperatures are close to 70-75 Celsius degrees, GPU 70-75 also. I cleaned laptop from inside, I changed thermal grease, nothing helped. What should I do?
  21. H

    Missing Linked Graphic Card

    Hello there. I am having problem with my laptop at the moment. To begin, I would like to inform that the PC went into Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) while I was playing games. This last for a few minutes before it automatically restarts and the BSOD states as such: THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER...
  22. G

    My Toshiba Laptop i5-5200u +gtx 950m is over heating

    I bought a Toshiba Satellite for gaming month ago..it was working normally for 2weeks than while I was playing GTA5 I noticed that my game starts to lag after 10mins(goes from 45~ to 20~)..I knew it was a heating issue so I run afterburner I was shocked that my cpu temperature reach 100-105c...
  23. PyroRaider

    Overheating Problem on laptop

    Hello everyone. My laptop has had a bad case of the heat for a few months, which also affected my games: i constatly drops and gain fps (10 second 60- 5 second 30-25) over and over. so i decided to open my laptop and i found alot of dust, but since i dont have an air duster, i couldnt clean out...
  24. M

    Sony Vaio suddenly shuts down GPU, CPU, PSU or overheat?

    Hello, I have a Sony Vaio Laptop, VPCF13WFX with intel cpu core i7 740QM I think, and a gpu nvidia Geforce GT 425M 1GB with 6 GBs RAM. the laptop was working fine after I fixed it at a service place and got it back, I installed windows 7 and everything was fine I downloaded some games and...
  25. A

    GTA V laptop and overheating

    I've laptop, Acer Aspire E 15, i bought cooling pad and i want to download gta v but im afraid of overheating. I saw people on YouTube playing GTA V without cooling pad. Do you think that it can harm my laptop if i play it?
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    Clevo P775DM3-G / 3XS / Octane / Sager / Eurocom i7 7700k overheating throttling

    Hi everyone, I recently got Clevo P775DM3-G / 3XS / Octane / Sager / Eurocom or call it however you want. And I've got few issues with it. My (3XS) system is running at stock settings on: 17" 4k Display i7 7700k Kaby Lake Geforce GTX 1080 8GB 8GB RAM 2133Mhz 2x SSD (Raid) When running on Idle...
  27. G

    Laptop major overheating

    Hey everyone. Sooo.. I have had this laptop for about ~3 years now. 1 first year it was all cool, I could play games and all, without any fps drops or throttles. then would get too hot, and drop all frequencies of my gpu, causing it to lag. What could be the problem? Is Acer cooling system...
  28. K

    MSI Stealth Pro GS70 VS Asus ROG G752VT-GC042T

    They are both pretty much the same, but which would be the better choice? What brand would last longer? MSI: http://tweakers.net/pricewatch/464433/msi-gaming-series-gs70-6qe-012nl.html ASUS: http://tweakers.net/pricewatch/482569/asus-rog-g752vt-gc042t.html
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    Dell 7559 Overheating

    Hi. I recently purchased a refurbished Dell 7559 from ebay for 720 USD. It has an i7-6700HQ, GTX 960m, 1TB SSHD, FHD Display, 8gb single channel memory. I also added a 512GB Samsung M.2 and made it the primary partition. I play Battlefield 4 and my temps are really high. I play 64 player...
  30. E

    Laptop suddenly shutsdown without warning at random interval

    Hi...I am facing a problem with my Toshiba Satellite L755-M1M0 Laptop... *The Laptop shutsdown suddenly (no blue screen) at random intervals..(the intervals are decreasing day by day). *Intel core i7 *Ram is 4GB + 8 GB *have a dedicated Nividia graphic card *Quad core second generation. * Hard...
  31. Z

    Surface Book Heating Issue

    So this has happened twice now and it's concerning me. I have a surface book i5 with the gpu, and twice in the last week I've closed the lid to put it to sleep, put it into a carrying case, and went off to school. Today and the time before when I took it out of the bag a few hours later the...
  32. H

    HP Pavilion G7 2243us Overheating

    Hi. My Laptop keeps overheating. I got it in 2012, and its showing its age. The AMD A-8 APU with AMD Radeon HD built-into the CPU. The fan goes at Low when at Desktop. With chrome open, it goes to Med-Low. When watching youtube, it goes to Med-High. When playing old games, its High. When playing...
  33. P

    Overheating laptop? Bad design?

    You mention the Inspiron 13 heating up to 103 degrees after only 15 mins of streaming.. Will that damage the laptop, over time? I plan to use audio editing software which will fully utilize the processors and no doubt heat it more than that. I was planning on buying until I read that
  34. Ryan_81

    Problems With Gateway Laptop Overheating!!

    Hello everyone, So recently I have fixed up a gateway laptop I need for school. I put 8gbs of ram in it and a 700gb hdd. Putting it together I was aware of the problem of it overheating but needed the laptop anyway. I opened it up and looked inside, the heatsink looked brand new. Thermal paste...
  35. N

    improving my gaming pc and a overheating/noice issue

    Hello I have a custom built gaming pc that I had built for me awhile ago, and it's time for a bit of an upgrade. system specs: Z77 Extreme 4 motherboard 8 intel(R) core(TM) i7-3770k @3.50GHz Geforce GTX 560 Ti Intel(R) HD graphics 4000 (not connected to my monitor) 16GB of RAM 1000GB hard...
  36. cv_02kr

    Overheating causing crashes; suggestions? Potential overclocking?

    Alright. This might be a long one. First off, I want to say this laptop was bought refurbished, and have no idea what's original and what isn't. Yay! Well, other than the keyboard that I've replaced twice and once again isn't working. (currently using USB, before you poke fun at me.)...
  37. Persheis

    1215B won't turn on / No LED lights

    Hello all! My beloved Asus 1215B fell in battle last year, after almost 3 years of service. I was browsing the net, and suddenly it shut off for no apparent reason. I turned it on again, only to be met by another shutdown soon after reaching the Windows 8.1 logo screen. I thought the issue...
  38. D

    How do disassemble a Toshiba P75-A7100 it overheats all the time

    My laptop is overheating so it says. I'm hoping it just needs to be cleaned. If that not the problem what could it be. this has been going on for some time. We get the warning that says it hot the just turn it off an d come back later.
  39. I

    CPU fan stops after POST and system shutdown

    I have acquired a Alienware Area-51 M15X R1 for free as the owner didnt want it. The problem that I found is that upon startup, the CPU fan spins up fine, but after POST it stops. I replaced the motherboard today, and applied new thermal paste where needed. Although I believe the problem to be...
  40. C

    CPU at ~70C idle with cleaned fan and new thermal paste

    I uses MSI afterburner to monitor my laptop performance. At idle: GPU usage : 0 GPU temp : 45C CPU usage : 4 to 6% with browsers opened CPU temp : 65C ~ 70C here comes the probolem, when I play game (Dota 2) : GPU usage : 99% GPU temp : peak at 80C CPU usage : about 50% CPU temp : 95C! With...
  41. J

    Cpu very hot (90º celcius)

    Hi , i have a asus n750jv, and in the first year i bought it, i could run like minecraft(i dont play minecraft anymore) at 200-300 fps, but now when i test my computer on minecraft, with the lower settings the max i can have is 80fps !! On realtemp my cpu hits 90º while only having chrome open...
  42. A

    Renewment of thermal compounds lead to turn offs, ASUS g71gx

    Dear tom'sGuide users, I have been looking for a solution to cure my laptop from overheating. I have then finally decided to reapply a new thermal compound Arctic mx4 on my GPU and CPU. After successfully doing that, I have reinstalled every wire and started the computer. After a while, it...
  43. T

    laptop getting whea uncorrectable error

    hello i have recently bought a refurbished acer e3-112. quite often i get the error message whea_uncorrectable-error. when booted into safe mode the following drivers have error, system firmware, generic pnp monitor, and 12c controller. i have updated the bios to newest version. also, in task...
  44. M

    Computer crashes/freezes at Windows logo (startup)

    (TL;DR: I have recently been facing random freezes on my computer. It is not OS related as it may freeze before POST or BIOS. I concluded that problem was either overheating or PSU (previously tested RAM with memtest86 and WMD). Installed SpeedFan but it did not help so I uninstalled. After...
  45. C

    Overheating asus g60vx, done lots of thermal paste, may be thermal pad issue

    I have replaced my thermal paste a ton of times. My laptop I have owned since 09. Every time I applied new paste, the pc would run fine around 40 to 50 c, no issues. IN the past few years, it has over heated more and more. A few times ago, I saw the pads over the gpu and surrounding areas (must...
  46. J

    HP Pavilion 17-E016dx CPU temp shows 70 to 90 Celsius at idle.

    So I bought a used hp pavilion 17 for my wife so she finally as her own laptop. It works ok other than the cpu temperature showing that its 70 Celsius at idle. I don't think it is actually running that hot though. The first thing I thought was the fan wasn't running but I could feel air blowing...
  47. T

    Dell E6430 ATG i7 High Temperatures

    Hey all, Time for the hourly post on core temperature concerns. As stated in the title, I have a Dell E6430 ATG with an i7-3740qm processor onboard- I had to rebuild this laptop (the subchassis was cracked clear through) and as I was rebuilding it, I noticed that the thermal paste was dried...
  48. T

    Alienware M14x Overheating.

    My M14x gets insanely hot even on idle. The noise is so loud that i am ashamed to bring it to class because the fans go nuts even when im just taking notes. My friends playing a game on an i5 laptop has virtually no fan noise and the temp was just a bit higher than 30C i'd say. Me playing the...
  49. A

    FPS drops every 2-3 seconds (all games)

    hi, FIRST,IF I HAVE POSTED IN THE WRONG CATEGORY,PLEASE FORGIVE ME AND DO TELL ME SO.............MY FIRST POST specs: ((Acer Gateway NE56R) 2nd gen intel core i3-2328m intel hd 3000(integrated) 4gb ram 500gb hard disk so i have had this laptop for about 2.5 years now and for the first year i...
  50. S

    2011 MacBook Air Overheating

    Hey guys, I have a 13inch mid 2011 MacBook Air that is still under 3year Apple warranty for about 30 more days. Over the last 6 months or so the fan has really started kicking up, I get tons of memory leaks in safari, firefox and chrome, and my CPU temp sits 50-60 and can kick up over 80C. The...
  51. V

    LAPTOP still slow after cleaning laptop

    My laptop is still slow after gave it to a computer expert for cleaning.:( Any solutions would be very helpful. :)
  52. D

    Laptop won't stop overheating after trying everything

    Greetings everyone. I have been trying to find the solution to a problem for more than 2 months now and after failing every single idea i had, i desided to ask for help here. So here is the thing: At first, i noticed that my Laptop PC overheated when playing games. To be sure, i downloaded...
  53. Lord Darren

    Clean laptop graphics card overheating (not OC'd)

    I have a 5-6 year old gateway (P-7811fx) gaming laptop which I used steady for 4 years before getting a desktop last year. My reason for getting the desktop was due in part to the abysmal gaming performance I was getting out of my laptop in those last few months. I thought it was just because my...
  54. E

    AlienwareM15X Cooling Concerns

    I have an Alienware M15X with 6GB ram, intel i5, and Nvidia GTX 260M, Windows 7 64bit Home edition I have it set up so that it's on a hard cover book that's the size of the laptop, with a smaller hard cover book on top of that book to tilt it upwards and allow the two bottom fans to disperse...
  55. Lightbulbie

    It gets hot in here.

    So I have a HP Pavilion G7-1368 laptop that packs a A6-3420m APU, 8GB of DDR3-1333mhz RAM , 500GB HDD, the usual. So when I play games like Burnout: Paradise City on low settings (1600x900 rez, that doesn't change) the laptop likes to get to around 85-93C on stock speeds (1.5ghz) and lower...
  56. R

    Laptop shutting down unexpectically

    Hi, I have a Zoo storm laptop and have had it 10 months. Lately when I turn it on it starts up for approx 2 seconds then shuts down.Then when I turn it on again its boots fine. Once on, approx 15-20 mins later it turn itself off. when restart it works fine for hours. I've checked underneath when...
  57. D

    Why is my GPU overheating?

    I have a Gateway ID49CO1H with a Nvidia Geforce GT 320M. My laptop has been shutting off by itself after a few minutes of gaming so I suspected it was a overheating problem. The CPU temps were fine (around 60-70 degrees) but the GPU temp was around 85 degrees +. I suspected that the GPU was the...
  58. Q

    Lenovo Thinkpad T500 is overheating - novice needs help

    My Thinkpad T500 is overheating. Here are my specs: Model: T500 (Type: 2055) Processor: P8600 (2.40GHz) GPU: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 When I'm doing most regular activities (browsing,emailing, documents), laptop is fine. The unit gets warm underneath, but I've not had problems...
  59. T

    HP G7000 Overheating Problem

    Greetings, I seem to have a problem that started maybe a year ago overheating my HP G7000/7018EP bought somewhere in 2007/08. Ever since then by searching in google for whatever reason this was happening i learnt a few things like cleaning the fan, replacing thermal paste and so. I managed to...