[RC5] CPU Temperature
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Wed Mar 13 21:59:45 EST 2002
> I have been running dnetc for a while now and I am curious about how much
> it raises my CPU's temperature.
Your CPU is working full time when doing dnet, it is usually not when doing - let's say editing some text.
Most of OS out there send a so called HLT instruction to the CPU, that saves energy as a result (= CPU doesn't get that warm).
But beware. Everything about 65C can do damage to a CPU. When you touch your CPU and your shouting ouch it IS too hot.
Get a better cooling for your CPU.
PS: I still think someone can't run a CPU on 83C for a longer time than just minutes.
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