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Old 12-07-2004, 11:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
the same question since it runs around my head!
just finished upgrading the pc
the new system now runs ~ 50C (48 - 52) idle or running programs (I tried it for a couple of hours running couple of word windows, corel 9, dreamweaver 4, firefox, on line radio streaming)
is that normal or I need a cpu cooler (I have the original heatsink with fan)?
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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perfectly normal
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Old 12-08-2004, 12:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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those temps are fine, the athlon xp barton can handle up to 85 c (but thats the ABSOLUTE maximum.) I recomend 65c or lower.
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Old 12-08-2004, 01:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thank you guys!
I appreciate it!
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