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Re: New build temperature

Subject: Re: New build temperature
From: "SteveH"
Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2008 11:38:52 +0100
Newsgroups: uk.comp.homebuilt

"Andrew Kressman" <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
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> I've just built a new PC with a Core 2 Duo E8400 (3GHz) processor.  It's a
> 45nm chip and I was expected temps idling in the low to mid 30s and maybe
> rising to 50 under load.  Instead it's idling at 44 and rose to 61 running
> Prime 95 torture test.
>
> Should I be concerned about this?  The max temp for this CPU is 72 and I
> could see it rising to that under load in the summer.  It's only 20 
> degrees
> in the room at the moment.
>
What's the case ventilation like?

SteveH 



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