[RC5] D.net causing overheating

Redaktion Legalize! Wiesbaden redaktion at legalizewiesbaden.de
Sun Nov 18 21:11:15 EST 2001


So you Japanese. And you shouldn't computing
while showering. May be the water would last
longer than the cpu.


----- Original Message -----
From: "waldo kitty" <wkitty42 at alltel.net>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2001 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] D.net causing overheating



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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