Alienware M11xR2 CPU Heat Issue
Hello everyone. Recently I did a system restore to undo a driver installation that was causing me problems and chaos ensued afterwards. Long story short, I ended up doing about three restores. I then noticed that while running games my CPU temperature increased by about two or three egrees than what it used to reach, getting to 80-82 (it never used to breach 80).
I had reinstalled windows back in March and the same thing happened afterwads: the CPU temperature went up significantly.
Is there an issue with Windows computers and restore that can lead to an increase in CPU temperature? I say Windows because I had the same issue with my old computer, a Compaq. After restoring it to factory settings, it ran at a significantly higher temperature permanently.
Any help is appreciated.
Windows 7 64-bit SP1
4 gig RAM
Intel Core i5 U520 @ 1.07GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M Version 270.61