I thought it useful to establish a baseline for the thermals on my home automation pc. I used my Seek thermal xr camera for this job and the visual camera on my galaxy note 4.
Step 1: The Pc Cabinet.
My automation PC is mounted on the wall. Here the cabinet is open.
Step 2: The Atx Power Supply.
The 250watt supply is only loaded to a maximum of 52watts. All looks fine with it and I hope it continues with its long service life.
Step 3: The Enclosure Fan.
The fan is running fine and quiet.
Step 4: The Chipset.
The IC looks in good thermal condition.
Step 5: The DDR4 Modules.
The ram is running at expected temperatures.
Step 6: Backpanel Components.
The solid capacitors and other components appear in good condition.
Step 7: CPU Voltage Regulators.
This cpu is a skylake i7 35watt quad core. It sips power and as such the voltage regulators have an easy job.
Step 8: The SSD.
I do love solid state drives for low power consumption and cool operation!