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x220 temps in wine

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x220 temps in wine

#1 Post by bit188 » Sat May 05, 2018 8:25 pm


I have an x220 running Arch Linux and I am trying to play Final Fantasy XI (2005-era game) in wine. The problem is the temps shoot up to 90-95 pretty quick. I have had this problem on both the t420 machines I own as well. I read this is normal load temp, but is it safe to run this hot for extended periods or not? It makes me a bit nervous.

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Re: x220 temps in wine

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Sat May 05, 2018 9:18 pm

Try disabling the processor's Turbo Boost.
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