[RC5] D.net causing overheating

waldo kitty wkitty42 at alltel.net
Sun Nov 18 13:24:25 EST 2001


i don't know where these guys get their numbers from but i do know they
wouldn't last one second in my shower and i spend sometimes 30minutes or
more in it... h2o tank is set to 150F and i use little to no cold
water... even in the kitchen sink washing dishes...

"Andreas D. Landmark" 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
> 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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