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P4 heat temps compared to AMD

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maxima88

Member
Joined
Jan 24, 2002
I'm considering setting up another system for my son and would like to know If I'm going to need all the fans I currently have now to keep a P4 cpu cool? I don't mind the noise on my pc since it's in my study room, but his pc will be in his bedroom.
What are the average temps of an Intel P4?
I most probably will not overclock it.
 

Yodums

Senior Member
Joined
Oct 5, 2001
Location
Ottawa, Canada
If your not overclocking it, the retail heatsink and good thermal paste will do fine. P4 I believe puts out half the heat as the AMD, but when their overclocked they put out as much heat as AMD.

You could probably, give him a lapped Intel HSF + AS3, and two VERY quiet case fans. It should keep him very well at stock.

Yodums