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Old Jul 09, 2003, 04:36 AM
lhys09915 lhys09915 is offline
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i got a fan for 10 that you can turn the speed up and down and the back of the pc.the fan is big and noisy when on full but keeps xp2600 cpu at 34 idle.
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Old Jul 11, 2003, 01:23 AM
Azn Spikes Azn Spikes is offline
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I am current running an Athlon T-bird 1.33 GHz and it always runs at 60+ degrees C. It's been running like this for the past two years and I have never experienced any kinds of problems with it. I am using a cooler master fan/heatsink and have just recently applied artic silver ceramique compound. I also have a front, rear, and pci slot fan in my case and my case temp is around 40 degree C and cpu at 60+ degree C. I dont know whats wrong. Right now during this summer heat, it is running at 68 degree C. Maybe I need a new case since mine is kinda limited in space inside. I know that t-birds normally run hotter than other athlons so is this temp normal?

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Old Jul 11, 2003, 04:39 AM
Lee2003 Lee2003 is offline
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Well mine runs aroudf 55 degrees c but they are supposed to run hot anyway, just be worried if it goes over 80 as AMD say they can only reach 90 degrees.

I am interested in some decent cooling too I don't thik case fans do the job properly, I mean if I have to I will invest in water cooling.
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Old Jul 11, 2003, 05:28 AM
probeater probeater is offline
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If your using the motherboards built-in temperature sensors they tend to not be that accurate.
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Old Jul 11, 2003, 07:29 AM
anou2 anou2 is offline
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My local PC shop just messed my PC.
When i asked them originally to fit the following:
New ram
They just robbed me. They could only get the cpu 2100 to run at 1300 and the ram i was given was not 333 but 2700 . but i didnt know this until a mate looked at it for me as i aint too sure about insides of PC's

Anyway guys.
If i buy that case then i should also buy a new power supply yeah?

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Old Jul 11, 2003, 10:39 AM
pepsik pepsik is offline
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Not if the case has a good psu coming with it, a 400w psu built into a case will be a good investment.

Go for a name brand case like Antec if you can, this way you can insure yourself that your psu won't die out on you.
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