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Old 02-07-2006, 05:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is it possible that my computer can just start overheating after having it for just coming upto a year?? are components getting damaged what affects can overheating do??

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components can be damaged by overheating-that goes without saying. i'm willing to bet if its a progressive problem its either a dying fan or thermal paste drying on the cpu. if you can't do it yourself see if you can get a techie to remove the heatsink fan from the cpu and replace the thermal compound with arctic silver 5.

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the maximum temperature components can be running at is about 60-80 degrees celcius.
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