Cpu gets heated in gaming on w7 not in xp Tags: Drivers Gaming Windows XP CPUs Windows 7 Last response: November 13, 2011 3:51 PM in Windows 7 Share jagadish18 November 13, 2011 2:47:26 PM Hello,the cpu gets heated while gaming on windows 7 but it was good with xp More about : cpu heated gaming gmcizzle a b à CPUs November 13, 2011 2:59:12 PM Your CPU won't change temperature because of a different OS. All XP and win7 does is read a sensor on the CPU itself. The reason for your higher temperatures is something else, try dusting out your PC. m 0 l dalaran November 13, 2011 3:14:37 PM Which game? Is it the same game that you were using on winXP, played at the same settings? Not all game are as demanding on the CPU, there might just be a higher load, hence a higher temperature Also, what kind of CPU is it, and what temperature are you reaching? It might be higher than what you're used to but still be normal. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hella-d November 13, 2011 3:51:55 PM I Agree With The Man Above, Clean It Out, If Its Not Crashing Then I Wouldnt Worry About It m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel CPU gets over heated Forum CPU gets heated Forum SolvedW7 vs XP gaming PC which one? Forum Need help about cpu getting heated up Forum CPU spikes in Windows 8.1 resulting in erradic micro freezing and FPS suttering in games. Problem never occurred in W7. Forum SolvedCPU gets at 100% when playing games. Forum while playing game my cpu gets tooo hot and it may cause any problem to my graphics card? Forum Solvedbest cpu for gaming nd all purpose like performence nd heating issues?? Forum Solved90c CPU heat after playing any game/video for 10 minutes Forum When playing games CPU gets really hot and switches itself off Forum SolvedWill getting a better CPU improve my game performance? Forum Amd cpu gets heat Forum Is there a chance a CPU gets messed with heat? Forum SolvedWhen Streaming Games My CPU Heats Up to 65C and sometimes BSOD. Forum I bought a gaming PC from CyperPowerPC, but I'm having issues with heat in my CPU. Forum My CPU is over heats when gaming Forum SolvedCpu hits 100% (when playing games.) and laptop keeps getting hot. Forum SolvedCPU Heating and Shutdown , Rendering / Games problems Forum I'm building a gaming pc and having some problems if my motherboard i'm getting is compatible with the graphic card and cpu Forum SolvedCPU and GPU not getting utilized by games Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !