[RC5] D.net causing overheating
Andreas D. Landmark
andreas.landmark at noxtension.com
Sat Nov 17 01:26:00 EST 2001
At 16.11.2001 21:54, Aaron W. Swenson wrote:
>Yeah, but most of the heat would escape at the surface level, and on it's
>way up a thin two foot straw.
If he puts his coffee mug on top of it (assuming the coffee mug is a fairly
good heatconductor, a
copper mug should do the trick, not that I've seen any lately...) and let's
the "installation" (cpu+the
newly constructed heatsink/coffeemug+contents) reach thermal equiv. the
contents would keep
that temperature for a long enough period for him to burn himself severely...
(There is a reason radiators contain water ;-).
>At 07:55 PM 11/16/2001 +0000, you wrote:
>>At 16.11.2001 15:09, 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.
>>Coffee @ 89 degrees would be lethal ;-)
>> From http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/5098.html
>>Most adults will suffer third-degree burns if exposed to 150 degree water
>>seconds. Burns will also occur with a six-second exposure to 140 degree
>>with a thirty second exposure to 130 degree water. Even if the
>>temperature is 120 degrees,
>>a five minute exposure could result in third-degree burns.
>>As 89°C == 192°F you'd suffer a third degree burn in less that 2 seconds
>>if you drink your coffee...
>>(didn't check the actual formula used
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