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ME hotter than 2000

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iznogoud

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Apr 28, 2001
r u sure it's a generalized fact or is it just your pc? it's well possible anyway, maybe bcos the idle program is not as good. i know win98 definatley runs hotter than win2000, and i have to use cpuidle, but under 2000 theres no need.
 

asmodean

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Mar 21, 2001
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Win95 based OS's don't execute the HLT command when they're doing nothing. I read somewhere that starting from 98SE, they should, with ACPI installed. I really don't think they do, but I could be wrong.
NT based OS's do execute the HLT command.
That's where the temp difference comes from.
 
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RJ

RJ

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Apr 12, 2001
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Michigan ,USA
temp is definitely hotter than 2000. Idle with 2000 is 38*c, ME 43*c I had to knock down the MHZ to 1460 to make it stabile, water cooling is looking better every day