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The computer's CPU should operate at room temperature or 70 degrees Fahrenheit if possible. CPU temperatures rise and fall depending on the processing state – whether the CPU is idle or under a heavy workload. Most moder... More »

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Use a third-party application called Real Temp to monitor the temperature of your CPU. Install the application on your system, and simply run the program to begin monitoring. More »

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While ideal temperature ranges vary between CPU brands and models, most processors should run between 70 and 90 degrees Celsius. Modern processors should not exceed 95 degrees C. More »

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