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How to control CPU frequency?

When CPUs run in full throttle for certain amount of time, temperature of CPUs increase gradually until it shuts down the system for destroying itself. My Linux desktop has AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4800+. It’s operating temperature … Continue reading

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How to prevent CPU overheating?

While I was encoding a MPEG4 video file to avi using avidemux, the cpu temperature climbed over 120 degrees Celsius, then it shut down the system. I followed the instruction of “How to use cpufrequtils” to set the maximum cpu … Continue reading

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