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CPU Heat Probs

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Bristolian

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Jan 4, 2002
Is this Processor temp ok under load (46-49c)?

Only i have so much frigging air blowing through this machine i'm afraid the thing is going to take off....

In theory this thing should be running at around 25c max

Abit KT7a motherboard hosting 6 ystech fans plus the huge processor fan....

stumped!
 

Tiger

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Apr 6, 2001
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UK
As a guide you should have a temp 20C above case temp and if you have a really efficient HSF you might, if you are really lucky, get 15C. Bear in mind that water only gives 10C. With that in mind your temps are about right.
A measure of your case ventilation efficiency is that it should be about 2-5C above ambient. So how do you do on that?