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Livevirus

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Jun 9, 2001
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Southaven, MS
I have a AMD 1.33 MHz cpu with a coolermaster heatsink and fan and at idle I run 46 C with room temp of 73 deg F. Is this cool enough or should it be running cooler. I have three 80mm Sunon High Output fans in the system. One in the front sucking air in and two at the top blowing air out.
Am I cool enough to do any over clocking?
 

sfa ok

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Mar 7, 2001
Location
Colorado/Chicago
Is that temperature idle or with full load? Idle temps aren't a good indication, while load temps are.

Edit: Ignore this completely, as I still don't know how to read. ;D
 

Flash

Member
Joined
May 21, 2001
That's pretty hot at idle. You need a better/high-performance HS/F first and foremost.
 

Phil

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Jan 13, 2001
Location
Bolton, UK
Yeah that is a very worrying temp as your load temps are likely to be in the 60oC region. A couple of case fans and a better cpu cooler or just replacing the pink chewing gum stuff that yu likely have should make a big differance.