So I have Dell Latitude e7250 with i7 CPU (5600) and the CPU temperature is reaching 103 C when it's under load.
I did the self test and I got a warning about the temperature out of range issue.
Is it normal for this laptop ? Please note that I'm not getting any auto restart or shutdown, just seeing overheat using HW monitor SW.
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Bios is up to date , ver A14.
CPU is throttling @ 102 c Degrees and causing a huge performance drop.(refer to attached Intel tuning tool results , notice that it's reporting a CPU throttling due to high temperature).
I'm only running some development apps and emulator, CPU temperature is ranging between 100 and 104 c.
I sent to laptop today to dell support and they applied a new thermal paste which makes no difference so far.
They requested a new heat sink part and return back my laptop until they receive the parts.
The issue is not fixed yet. Dell replaced the motherboard including CPU , heatsink and fan and the issue is still the same.
This model have a weak cooling, the only thing you can do to avoid hitting the 100c+ is to turn off Intel turbo boost either from BIOS --> perfromance or by adjusting the power options -->advanced-->Processor power managment --> maximum power state--> change to be 99% instead of 100%