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Intel Nuc overheats

Schnee
Beginner
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Hi there,

my Intel Nuc NUC7i5BNB overheats whenever I use it longer than 3 hours.

It switches off and it takes 1/2 h till a new boot is possible.

It happens when it has been idle.

It is worse when I am work with photos and watch a movie.

It gets air, the air ways are free.

What can I do?

Thanks for your help

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AlHill
Super User
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Get a can of compressed air and clean it out.

In the future, provide a dust free location with adequate ventilation for your nuc.

Also, you have not tried under or overvolting, have you?

Doc

 

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AlHill
Super User
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Get a can of compressed air and clean it out.

In the future, provide a dust free location with adequate ventilation for your nuc.

Also, you have not tried under or overvolting, have you?

Doc

 

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Schnee
Beginner
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Hi Doc,

this comes fast.

tnx for the compressed air. I had dust in mind

Schnee

n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Actually, after this much time, compressed air may not be enough. You may need to remove the blower in order to clear the dust buildup. Do not remove the heatsink; only the blower itself. The buildup will be between the heatsink and the blower.

There are multiple videos on Youtube related to this; open this window: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=intel+nuc+fan+cleaning.

Hope this helps,

...S

Schnee
Beginner
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Hi Scott,

tnx a lot.

I will try

Schnee

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