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Old 03-05-2004, 02:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello

i was wondering if one of you fine fellers could help this old man out. i am a what you call a pc dummy.
i have a old pent 111,866, intel cpu just how hot is to hot for this pc. i have a intel active monitor and it says that the system zone
is running 95-99 degrees fahrenheit when messing around internet, it has got as hot as 122 degress while playing cfs2.
help me out if you can
thanks much
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Old 03-05-2004, 03:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That’s not too bad really, about 50 degrees C, Hotter than I would expect a modern Pentium to run at but still not critical. If it gets up towards 140/150 degrees Fahrenheit, then think seriously about cooling.

It may be time to think about improving the case airflow, and maybe reseating the CPU heatsink. If it’s a few years old, it would be worth cleaning the accumulated dust and other rubbish out of the fan filters and heatsink fins.
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Old 03-05-2004, 03:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks for the reply, i just cleaned this old thing with air compresser, yea this pc is at least five years old . going to have another one built in april, just trying to keep this one running until then.
thanks again
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