[RC5] D.net causing overheating
Aaron W. Swenson
aswenson at frontiernet.net
Fri Nov 16 09:09:02 EST 2001
See, the CPU running that hot got me to thinking. I could just take my
heat sink off and put my coffee mug on top of it to keep the coffee
warm. And yes, I do mean 89 degrees C.
At 12:56 AM 11/16/2001 +0000, you wrote:
>At 15.11.2001 15:06, Aaron W. Swenson wrote:
>>I've had a similar problem. This is with a Celery 700, no over clocking,
>>just a standard store bought setup (god I hated that machine.) However,
>>it wasn't the client that caused the overheating. Whenever anything got
>>CPU intensive, it started overheating. The fan speed was good, it was
>>securely fastened, yet it would get 60degrees Celsius (the Intel software
>>didn't want to report in Fahrenheit.) When I ran the client, it got to
>>89 degrees. This is in a small footprint case, and it didn't seem to
>>matter if the cover was on or off. Any solutions?
>89 degrees c?! (you mean 11degs away from boiling water under controlled
>That's like 160 something F, most cpu's are spec'ed up to 90-odd (at least
>even 60 degrees C is quite a substansial temperature for a CPU (assuming
>this was the
>CPU temperature, and not the case temperature, in which case it's even worse).
>I'd do some serious research on the fan/heatsink ASAP as you're not that
>far from burning
>the thing to smitheriines...
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