Re: How Hot is TOO Hot?

From: Andreas Schiffler <aschiffler_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Fri Jul 14 2000 - 12:10:23 CST


> I have a K6-2 400MHz Linux box that's running the
> client. The CPU temperature on that system is now up to 49.5 degrees
> celsius. I'm a little concerned. Is this too hot?

I've go one of those CPUs as well and am overclocking it (which makes it bit
hotter than normal). According to AMDs tech doc from this URL
the 400MHz CPUs operating temperature is 0 to 60C (all others have 0-70C). So
you should be fine for another 10 degrees

> What's the consensus? Should I shut this bad-boy down?

I wouldn't, unless it makes the room hot. :-)
Comparing to other parts, my Voodoo3500TV card certainly runs as hot as 70C -
doesn't seem to cause a problem so far as long as the PS fan runs.


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