[RC5] CPU Temperature

Mathieu Gilbert wilbrod at videotron.ca
Wed Mar 13 12:47:19 EST 2002


Hello Ray,

Sunday, January 13, 2002, 7:03:48 AM, you wrote:

RB> I have been running dnetc for a while now and I am curious about how much it raises my CPU's temperature.  I have a Celeron 800 which runs at about 55C without dnetc running and 83C with dnetc
RB> running.  I do have 4 IDE devices and a floppy drive in the case.  Is this temperature too high for the CPU, because I don't want to cause any damage to it.  

I have a p2-400 and a p3-600 and they both run around 55-60 Celsius
with dnetc running. They've been running dnetc for more than 2 years
w/o a single crash from the CPU.

83 degrees is high, just borderline to be too high. I would definitely
not run the client. Perhaps you should purchase fans for your case or
removing the case panels. This way you can install a big fan in front
of your case but you get sick to hear the noise after some time.

not a specialist but it's my 0.02 cents.

 Mathieu                            mailto:wilbrod at videotron.ca

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