In summer, it’s not just you who may heat stroke! Your computer, too, can be a victim of a serious summer fever. The consequences of overheating are often negative: slow, appearance of the blue screen, altered components … To avoid this problem, learn to detect early signs of overheating and especially how to fix it!
Overheating of a computer is due to multiple factors. The first reason may be the increase in the ambient temperature, but not only. Indeed, this phenomenon is due primarily to intensive computer use: video playback, memory-intensive games, heavy programs, accumulation of USB devices … All that solicits your computer. The other most common cause is a breakdown of default. This occurs when dust accumulates in the fan or the cooling system is hampered. A problem that often happens with laptops, when they are used in a bed or sofa. When overheated, the computer then will slow down, or even stop abruptly after a blue screen. In the worst case, he will suffer heavy damage grilled hard disk or card irreparable mother. It will then change components damaged, it is possible … To avoid this problem, the first solution is to install as a desktop component that already have a ventilation system, such as the video card PNY Geforce GTX 750Ti .
A good fan against overheating
To prevent overheating, the fan is essential! In the case of a desktop computer, you can change the original, if it is defective or ineffective, replacing it with an Antec fan, as good Tricool 80mm or Rolls fans, the ultra quiet Silent Wings2 . In the case of a laptop, as it is difficult to replace the original cooling system, we turn to a ventilated support. Practice, it can elevate the computer to avoid overheating and is provided with a fan for efficiency. In the field, the ESSENTIELB range offers a model for the computers of 15 inches: The Iron Cool’In . If you have a 17-inch rather bet on the XL Cool’In .
Cleaning and maintenance
To ensure proper operation of your fan, it will however indulge from time to time to a rigorous cleaning. After removing a few screws that allow you to access the fan to your computer, grab a bomb Duster ESSENTIELB and aim for the ventilation system to remove dust that has crept into the blades over time. Repeat every six months to ensure your computer optimal operation. You will not fear the hot shots!