[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 15:51:27 BST 2010


I've cleared out the dust and temp def has come down a few degrees..but I
can't understand why the keyboard won't work! Works fine when in bios but
then won't work when I'm in livecd.
On 3 Oct 2010 12:36, "Rob Beard" <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:

> On 03/10/10 12:12, javadayaz wrote:
> > CPU fan is working fine...
> If it's 71°C then it looks like your fan isn't working fine!
>
> It could be clogged up with dust.  Dust is not your friend, if the fan
> is dusty say between the metal fins then it works like a blanket, air
> can't get through and cool the fins down so it gets hotter and hotter.
>
> You might also need to apply a fresh coat of heatsink compound.
>
> What CPU do you have by the way?
>
> You may even want to look at replacing the cooler with something
> bigger/better.  You don't have to go too expensive but you should be
> able to get a reasonable fan for around £10 to £15 online (or possibly
> nearer to £20 to £25 from PC World).
>
> Personally I have a nice big Zalman fan...
>
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/120876
>
> It wasn't cheap (traditionally I've not spent any more than about 6 or 7
> quid on a fan) but it cooled down my hot Phenom X4 and it's now in the
> wife's PC cooling down her overclocked Pentium Dual Core.  It's silent
> too (although it has sharp fins).
>
> I've also used something like this before too which was pretty good:
>
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/176157
>
>
> Rob
>
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