[RC5] D.net causing overheating

Malte S. Stretz msquadrat.nospamplease at gmx.net
Fri Nov 16 21:21:17 EST 2001


And don't forget to refill the mug from time to time. Maybe a coffecam
would be useful...

Malte

Basil A. Daoust wrote, at least in part:

> 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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