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CPU Cooling – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.6

CPU Cooling – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.6

Last modified on May 31st, 2018 at 12:09 am

Our CPU is one of the hottest devices in our computer, so it’s important to have an efficient cooling system. In this video, you’ll learn how heat sinks, on-board fans, case fans, liquid cooling, and passive cooling can be used to keep your system running at peak efficiency.

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CPU Cooling Techniques – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.6

CPU Cooling Techniques – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.6

Last modified on September 25th, 2019 at 4:53 pm

Your CPU creates a large amount of heat, and it’s important that your computer’s cooling system is working to keep your CPU at a reasonable working temperature. In this video, you’ll learn about how heat sinks, cooling systems, and liquid cooling systems can keep your processors cool.

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Grab one of those near the bottom of the cooler

Grab one of those near the bottom of the cooler

Which of these would you install to maximize the efficiency of a CPU cooling fan?

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My fan is turned up to 11

My fan is turned up to 11

Last modified on October 4th, 2011 at 9:25 am

You’ve had your computer for a couple of years, and you’ve noticed recently that the fan inside of the case is running more often and at higher rates of speed. What is the most likely cause of this issue?

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Why is your fan so loud?

Why is your fan so loud?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 12:11 pm

You have been using your desktop computer for a year without any problems, but now you’re noticing that the sound of your cooling fan seems to be getting louder every week. Which of these would be the most likely reason for this increase in fan noise?

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Motherboards

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Motherboards

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 2:03 pm

A computer motherboard is a complex component that contains many opportunities for problems to appear. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot common motherboard issues, how to diagnose your motherboard with a POST test card, and how to correct issues with BIOS upgrades.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.5 – Cooling Systems

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.5 – Cooling Systems

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 1:58 pm

A hot computer is an unhappy computer. In this video, you’ll learn show heat sinks, cooling fans, liquid cooling systems, and thermal compound are important to keep our computers running cooler and more efficiently.

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What’s the temperature inside of your laptop?

What’s the temperature inside of your laptop?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 6:31 pm

After a few months of use, you notice that the cooling fan in your laptop is running constantly, even when the laptop is idle. You know that the laptop fan should only run when the laptop is hot, so you’d like to troubleshoot by examining the temperature inside of the laptop. What’s the best way to determine the temperature of the laptop and its components?

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The fan in my laptop won’t stop running!

The fan in my laptop won’t stop running!

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 7:01 pm

A client has brought you laptop that was purchased 14 months ago. Although the laptop worked normally for most of that time, the fan inside of the laptop has recently started running constantly at a very high speed. The fan works normally during the first few minutes after powering on, but it runs at full speed until the system is powered down. What is the most likely cause of this problem?

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