Can a CPU be overheated by prioritizing a process?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:34 03 Jul 2014

cpu will only process what you tell it,

coincidence

too much dust is the cause of your fan failure and overheat.

a replacement fan and possibly heatsink with new thermal paste and a good clean out should be ok as cpu had not burn't out or switched off.

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