CPU heating!

Chris Rees utisoft at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 10:10:44 UTC 2011

On 13 Feb 2011 23:06, "Mario Lobo" <mlobo at digiart.art.br> wrote:
> Hi;
> I am following 8-CURRENT AMD64. I have a Phenom II 955. Up to the 3rd week
> January, I had 8-STABLE.  Idle CPU temp was 42~44 C (which is already not
> excellent, i know) and full load would never go above 60 C (compiling VBox
> from KDE, for instance).
> After updating to 8.2-PRERELEASE, my temps now are:
> idle:not less than 48 C
> full load (same above conditions): it reached 65.5 C with peaks of 66 C!.
> Was there any big change between these versions that could be causing
> --

You need to replace the thermal grease on your processor? It goes hard and
loses effectiveness. I recommend Arctic Silver 5.


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