CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Processors

Troubleshooting processors can be a challenge, since there are no wires, no moving parts, and no obvious multimeter access. In this video, you’ll learn how to use some nifty software tools to help stress test CPUs, check for overheating, and gather specific processor details.

Why is your CPU so hot?

You’ve been monitoring your computer, and you’ve found that the temperature of your CPU is running very hot even though your computer is showing very low CPU utilization. Which of these options would be the most likely cause of this issue?