[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 16:47:04 BST 2010

I have a amd 5500 dual core CPU.
> 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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