stockfish overheating problems?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1


    im having problems with stockfish overheating my cpu. can anyone help with this? its an amd phenom 2 quad core. what can i do about this besides buying a better cooling system?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2


    i do have a desktop -_-


    well, i guess ill just have to get a better cooling system then...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3


    I believe you can set your PC to only allow the engine to use a certain ammount CPU, but I dont know a lot about PC,s.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4


    1. Clean out the dust buildup from inside the computer, if you don't do that on a regular basis.

    2. Go into the Stockfish engine configuration and change the number of threads from the default value of 4 to a lower number.

    One or both of those should help.

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