[lubuntu-users] Temperature Monitor?
walterorlin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 19:17:32 UTC 2016
On Mon, 3 Oct 2016 13:19:58 +0200
Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 October 2016 at 12:09, Marlon Ng <guikaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> > In Panel Preferences, there is a plugin called "Temperature Monitor" that
> > you can add to your Task Bar.
> > My question is what exactly is it? I have one desktop computer where this
> > "Temperature Monitor" indicates 30, and I have another desktop computer
> > where it stays around 52. Why the big difference? Does it have anything to
> > do with the CPU? The one with 30 has a dual core, the 52 has single core.
> Depends on the computer. Modern PCs have built-in temperature sensors
> at lots of places in the system, but either the CPU or the disk drive
> at the main ones.
> Newer processors run cooler than old ones. The Intel Pentium 4 was
> notoriously very hot-running, sometimes referred to as a fan-heater or
> space-heater, and this is one reason it was discontinued and replaced
> with the Core 2 line, and those in turn with Core i3/i5/i7.
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Temperture also depends on how much work the CPU is doing airflow in the case to see if the fan can cool it off. If you are using 100 percent of the CPU it would run a lot hotter than sitting on the desktop in almost all cases.
Brendan Perrine <walterorlin at gmail.com>
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