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Can anyone tell me why my CPU overclocks itself after being on so long, and give me a solution to fixing it? I don't like my CPU to overheat, which happens when it overclocks.

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May 4, 2011

I'll try to give out as much details as possible but this issue is very troubling.
I used to work with maverick until the final natty xubuntu went online the other day.

So I'm now working with Xubuntu 11.04 amd64 Since i started working with it im experiencing on my PC a serious overheat causing the computer to shut itself down and to my LED screen on the mother board to report more then 100C degrees of the cpu... this never happened before, and after some testing i found out that i only happens in full screen opengl game (Enemy territory- shuts itself after 6 minutes) and full screen flash movie playing (such as mega video- shuts itselfs after 10-15 minutes). I don't use stock cooling im using a arctic freezer 64 pro. and i clean my computer and put new thermal grease every couple of months (i also did it again after the problem started).

now for the specs: I'll just add that the only other thing changed is the fglrx drivers which i now use the 11.4 catalyst.

Summary Computer Processor2x AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+ Memory4057MB (1662MB used) Operating SystemUbuntu 11.04 User Nameroy (roy) Date/TimeThu 05 May 2011 12:19:00 AM IDT Display Resolution1680x1050 pixels OpenGL RendererATI Radeon HD 3850 X11 VendorThe X.Org Foundation Multimedia Audio AdapterHDA-Intel - HDA ATI SB Audio AdapterHDA-Intel - HDA ATI HDMI


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