[RC5] D.net causing overheating

Basil A. Daoust basildaoust at home.com
Fri Nov 16 12:33:34 EST 2001


You would have to drink your coffee through a straw though because the second you 
moved your cup to take a sip the cpu would overheat without the heat sink.  At these 
temperatures your coffee would stay warn sitting on the heat sink.

Basil

"Aaron W. Swenson" wrote:
> 
> 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
> >circumstances?)
> >
> >That's like 160 something F, most cpu's are spec'ed up to 90-odd (at least
> >Intels _were_),
> >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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