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Is there a way to have your computer shut off if it reaches a certain temperature? If my pump fails for whatever reason, I would want the computer to just shut down completely. Is there a software or settings to have my computer, if it reaches 80C, to just shut off?
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Run coretemp as a startup service and set its temp monitor to shut down at specific threshold. Also,this issue about pumps dying is why I have two pumps in serial - that way if one dies the second can keep pushing smile.gif
    
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Is there not a way to set this up in the BIOS for some systems?
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Is there not a way to set this up in the BIOS for some systems?

Actually yes, almost all motherboards in recent years or even processors have thermal throttling on. I know by default all the intel chips I have used in recent years have a thermal throttle that messages windows to shut down at a specific temp. Personally though I like coretemp because I can choose the default action instead of it crashing (for example set it to hibernate) and I can also choose my own temperature for this action to kick in at.
    
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Thermal throttling. You're system won't die, it'll just crash.
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Originally Posted by werds View Post

Run coretemp as a startup service and set its temp monitor to shut down at specific threshold. Also,this issue about pumps dying is why I have two pumps in serial - that way if one dies the second can keep pushing smile.gif

Except when both die. wink.gif

Also if one dies, won't it add resistance to the flow?
    
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post #7 of 13
You can also use real temp. That's what I do. I set it at like 60-70c but that's up to you.

It'll shutdown when it reaches that temp ( has happened to me many time )

Definitely one of the easiest ways
    
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post #8 of 13
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You can also use real temp. That's what I do. I set it at like 60-70c but that's up to you.
It'll shutdown when it reaches that temp ( has happened to me many time )
Definitely one of the easiest ways

I was messing around with Real Temp and I see it can run a exe file when it reaches a certain degree. What exe file does your run to shut down your computer?
Also is there way to just minimize Real Temp without having a tab on your task bar? I want to just have it in my notification area on the bottom right.
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post #9 of 13
If both die that is an issue but I've never had both die at same time - and when one dies I have it setup to beep! As far as adding resistance - the amount is small since pumps don't really have a whole lot from inlet to outlet to cause excessive restriction.
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Originally Posted by Kick View Post

You can also use real temp. That's what I do. I set it at like 60-70c but that's up to you.
It'll shutdown when it reaches that temp ( has happened to me many time )
Definitely one of the easiest ways

I was messing around with Real Temp and I see it can run a exe file when it reaches a certain degree. What exe file does your run to shut down your computer?
Also is there way to just minimize Real Temp without having a tab on your task bar? I want to just have it in my notification area on the bottom right.

Also this is why I didn't use realtemp. In coretemp you set the menu command and it just works. Also it hides to the systray if you set it. Although I recognize alot of people are partial to realtemp smile.gif
    
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post #10 of 13
I have my pump connected to my fan controller that has an alarm function built into it, so if there is no rpm's an alarm sounds. As much as Im in and out of my system, plugging and unplugging, tweaking and customizing It has saved me a few times (simply due to me forgetting to plug it into a molex, the alarm sounds as soon as the power button is pushed)
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