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Overheating problems need help please!

my pc is an emachine w3503

If any 1 can give me asistance on a way to cool down i will apreciate it

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dust it

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How do you know it's overheating? Any temperature data?

One common way of reducing heat is to open the case and use a can of compressed air to blow out the dust from all case filters, fans, heatsinks, and other components. I did this last summer and the CPU temperature went down over 10

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New computer

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just bought the computer so I dont think it can be dust this early but the processor temp is reaching 68 c

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(NT) Sure the CPU fan is working ?

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more questions

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Is it just noting a high temperature that is the problem, or are you experiencing performance/functionality problems?

What program are you using to measure temperatures?

What does free SpeedFan say about your temperatures and fan speeds?

As VAPCMD noted, have you inspected the CPU fan (and the others) with the case opened and computer running? Any stopping or slowing?

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(NT) If still under warrenty, call tech support.

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Don't fret , yet

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My Emachines PC ran exactly 68 as well. This is a downfall of Emachines along with the power supply burning out right after the warranty. I would watch for that as well and these are very common on Emachines. What I did was bought a new fan+heat sink and got my temp down to 48 when not in hard use. Now let's consider something else, the +\- of the system board temp reading. If I remember it can be off by +\-8 or more and is not completely accurate. However, this can work for or against you. Like I said, I suggest a better heatsink and fan for the CPU, only way to go. I doubt Emachines will do anything about the high temp, why? They wouldn't for me and said it's standard. I think expecting breakdowns is a good marketing strategy, after all , it keeps the consumer buying. I hope in your case they do something, perhaps after a couple of those lawsuits it opened their eyes. I would also suggest in the near future, to look for a better power supply as I hear they are still having issues. Part is due to the way Emachines compacts the internals and airflow is very little. If you have an opening for extra case fan, I would get one of those as well, it truly helps keep components cool, the cooler the better.

Paul

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