Originally posted by gordon-guru
I had this same problem with my Athlon 950, the bios that comes standard with AMD processors will force it into a shutdown when the temp goes over 50degrees C. Your two realistic options are to either change the amprage of the processor ( very hard and complicated) or install two case fans, an intake and an output (very easy and worked for me, about $25 and 10 minutes of work).
yeah or you change the temperature at wich the pc should shut down
mine is set @ i think 70
AMD's are pretty good processors for high temepratures so it shouldn't hurt them....... much
neways that or indeed put more casefans in