[RC5] D.net causing overheating

MJ enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET
Fri Nov 16 21:48:22 EST 2001


My mb temp sensors were alarming routinely if I used the
defaults--substantially lower than 80°C around 51°C.  After I
installed a floor a/c unit behind the case, the alarming ceased.
The cpu fans twirl rather noisily and I fear the ball-bearings will
soon be worn thin.

> From: "Andreas D. Landmark" <andreas.landmark at noxtension.com>
> Reply-To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 19:55:46 +0000
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: Re: [RC5] D.net causing overheating
> 
> 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
> for two
> seconds. Burns will also occur with a six-second exposure to 140 degree
> water or
> 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
> http://www.intmed.mcw.edu/clincalc/wtmeas.html)
> 
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