Generally, Whats the hottest a CPU should run? - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-22-2005, 05:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 432

Originally posted by FghtinIrshNvrDi
so you're telling me you were running the processor without a heatsink and fan?

lololol yea thats how i understood it. if that was the case.. im not surprised it was at 70 celsius.. i wouldnt be surprised if it melted either

AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego
eVGA GeForce 7800GT 256MB
Corsair Ram 1GB (2x512)
NEC DVD Burner
Western Digital 160GB Hard Drive

biggjoee5790 is offline  
Old 12-23-2005, 12:27 AM   #12 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 49

What are you guys talking about? We were both running it with a heatsink. His heatsink was not seating properly, so he sanded part of it down so it was actually touching. I run mine with a heatsink and fan and it gets pretty hot when I'm doing intensive stuff.. Idle it's around 30 Celsius, and can get to 70 Celsius under load! = P Then cools down pretty fast...

Eleaf is offline  
Old 12-23-2005, 01:39 AM   #13 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
RockyZ's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 893
Send a message via AIM to RockyZ

My stock AMD processor ran up to 80degrees celcius with full contact with my hsf at full load. Got myself copper heatpipe cooling and now it runs at 30C and 45 full load, it was lower before, propbably collected some dust in the fans.


G. Skill 4GB(2x2GB) DDR800
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB
super pi: 1m=20s
RockyZ is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:21 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.