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06-28-2001, 03:43 PM
I have an Asus A7M266 and a 1.33 Ghz Athlon. It runs at about 47 C. Is this okay? If I move from 133 Mhz in the bios to 147 Mhz, the temp goes up to about 52 C. Is this too hot?
06-28-2001, 04:46 PM
from my understanding the Thunderbirds run hotter than the durons, and the 50 degree range isn't abnormal at all, for a T-bird.
My Duron is running around 40-42C.
You might checkout overclockers.com and do a little research.
06-28-2001, 06:45 PM
Unless it gets past 60 I wouldn't worry all that much.
But this is coming from someone who gets antsy when his CPU goes past 55.....:D
06-28-2001, 08:26 PM
yeah i think you're probably pretty good... what kindof cooler do you have? My 1ghz goes from 30-57C kinda crazy it moves so much, but i have good circulation in my case, but my hsf sucks a big one. How's you're thermo doing welbz?
06-28-2001, 10:58 PM
If it's your idle temp (cpu's just sitting there), I'de worry. If it's the temp under stress (3D games), you're good.
06-29-2001, 12:58 AM
Don't sweat it! Hey Bires, how did you get the MX300 to work with the p3v4x? I tried everything and finally ended up having to buy sb live.
06-30-2001, 09:09 AM
Under Black & White it goes up to about 52 C.
06-30-2001, 12:13 PM
Yeah....I wouldn't worry about that. Is it hot where you live? Cause if it, that's the reason that the temp is a little high.....but if it only gets up to 52 when playing games....don't worry about it.
clutchy - The thermalengine is working fine dude! I'm really liking it...it's nice and cold where I'm staying right now and the temps are 35C idle - 40C under load. :D
I definately suggest this to use....or if you don't want it, get the silver nmountain...I've seen good things about that heatsink.
06-30-2001, 07:52 PM
I didn't *do* anything. It works fine. Allways has. I use the win2k native drivers in win2k and year-old Aureal vortex 2 reference drivers in win98.
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