Why Is My CPU Hot Enough to Boil Water?

Oftentimes, a laptop computer will just suddenly shut down due to to a CPU that is overheating. What causes the overheating? Sometimes it’s a problem with the heat pipe. Other times, it’s a fan that isn’t working, and sometimes it’s just a huge layer of dust blocking the airflow!

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Digital Depot cooler CPU

After cleanup, the temperature has dropped from 100 degrees Celsius to 43 degrees Celsius.

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