any tool which monitor my cpu temperature and shutdown my machine automatically

ms devicerandom at
Wed Jul 28 17:12:11 UTC 2010

On 25/07/10 23:15, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On 7/25/10 12:12 PM, loody wrote:
>> hi:
>> Can this tool also automatically shutdown my machine if the
>> temperature over the limit?
>> appreciate your help,
>> miloody
> You don't need to worry about that loody, all machines within the last
> (almost decade now) will automatically shut down if their thermal
> sensors detect the processor go above the manufacture set maximum temp
> which would cause damage to the CPU.  They also won't turn on if they
> detect that no fan is running (this has been the last couple years in
> all mother boards,) if the fan shut down (within the last couple years,)
> and some boards will even detect if the temperature of the entire board
> + CPU is rising at a steady rate above normal (as sort of a secondary
> diagnostic to double check the first two ~ this is very rare and mostly
> only workstations and motherboards do this as they are critical).

Not entirely accurate. My laptop suffers of an obscure bug that 
sometimes prevents it to suspend correctly -the machine does not suspend 
but the fans go off. In this case, I have to immediately shut down to 
avoid the temperature going too high.


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