What's It Called Tags: Motherboards Heat Computer Last response: February 28, 2011 4:48 PM in Motherboards Share jblack215 February 28, 2011 4:10:40 AM What's it called when a computer (or motherboard perhaps) when it auto powers off under high heat? More about : called | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove o1die Motherboard Master February 28, 2011 12:33:52 PM One term is "throttling" that refers to the cpu running slower to reduce the heat. | Report abuse jblack215 February 28, 2011 4:48:22 PM Thanx | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>What's It Called> Related ressources: ForumWhat are the radiator stands or whatever called ? ForumWhat is this cable tidier called ? ForumWhat is this part called on a laser printer? ForumWhat component in a computer is referred to when it is called an i5 ForumWhat is this thing called "GT frequency" ForumWhat is this connector called ? (from the picture) Forum6 pin cable. What is this cable called ? ForumWhat is this game called ? ForumGetting hard disk's box? (dunno what it is called ) ForumHelp! what is this thing called !? ForumCan someone tell me what its called ? ForumWhat is this video card problem called given my description? ForumThere is a file called "END" in my OS What is it? Is it a virus? Help! ForumPC hangs at BIOS screen after updating graphics driver. ForumWhat's going on with LGA 1155 motherboards? ForumNot Sure what motherboard ForumWhat is the best PCI x16 that will work on Benicia-GL8E 400w power supply Q820 ForumWhat is the best LGA-775 MicroATX Motherboard ? ForumWhat's the best way to install a new motherboard and Windows 7 ForumWhat processor can the motherboard k8n neo4 support More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !