Hi, I have an xps m1330. Installed a CPU temperature monitor software (Real Temp 2.70) and my laptop's average temperature is about 60 ++ degrees. Is that normal?
70 deg C is too hot. Here is a conversion chart for C to F or F to C.
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What processor have you? 65nm (T7*** or T5*** series) or 45nm (T8*** or T9*** series)?
Assuming you've a 65nm processor (T7*** series) they're good for up to 85C according to Intel themselves (If I remember correctly from the datasheet), so on that note you're okay.
Just to give you some idea the T7500 in my XPS M1530 goes between 40C and 65C when idling, the fan knocking it down that is. Under load with a CPU torture test (Prime95), the highest temperature I saw was 72C.
The 45nm proceesors are known to run a good bit cooler.
The T8100 in the Studio 15 I set a friend up with recently showed an idle temperature of ~35C and a load temperature with the same CPU torture test of around 55-60C.
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