Computer overheating is one of the major hardware problems, which can lead to cause damages to the internal components. This is not something to be taken lightly. If the heat is not properly controlled it can coast you to replace a motherboard. Modern processors or RAM chips or motherboard’s chipset or video card’s video processor releases a lot of heat. Therefore all processors or RAM chips or motherboard’s chipset or video card’s video processor have some sort built-in cooling element to control the heat. Following are few signs to identify computer overheating.
- Check the top of the case whether it is very hot.
- Suddenly your computer screen freezes up suddenly
- Your computer slow down
- Suddenly your computer screen turn blue
Threats that poses to computer overheating
- Shorten the lifespan of the hardware.
- Damage internal hardware components.
- Potential data loss.
Reason for Computer Overheating
- Blockage of cooling elements.
- Malfunctioning of cooling elements
- Some computer games require higher capacities. By using the computer at a higher than normal capacity
- If your computer is placed in a closed or small spaced such as on a desk or near to wall.
How to keep your computer getting overheated?
- Check the cooling element, it may be blocked or malfunctioning which may lead to overheating of the processor. Check for blockade fan and the ventilation slots. Your computer technicians may be able to resolve block with a blast of compressed air and some cleaning. However, you should keep an extra fan; since the life span has likely to be reduced because of overstrain.
- Avoid keeping your computer near devices that releases heat.
- Keep your computer in cool environment.
- Do not keep your CPU on the floor. This will mount up dusts inside you’re CPU.