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What is a normal CPU Temp

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Anonymous
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July 13, 2001 11:34:35 PM

I was wondering what a normal CPU temp would be. I'm running a 1.2 GHZ T Bird on an ASUS A7M266 motherboard with 265 MB PC2100, my processor shows about 113 F to about 130 F. Is this high? I'm serious considering a water cooling system for better heat management and also noise reduction, I run a recording studio and those fans are LOUD. Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions..... !!!!!

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Zoe Crist // Q20<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by Q20 on 07/13/01 07:35 PM.</EM></FONT></P>

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July 14, 2001 2:52:21 AM

40-50 normal celcius. don't let temps go over 60C.

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July 15, 2001 7:12:48 AM

This is a very objective question really. It all depends on your ambient room temperatures. If you're room temp is like 20 C and your case is 25 C, then your CPU temps shouldn't go much over 40 C. But if you're in a hot place like me, and youre case temps can reach 35, hitting 50 C isn't that bad. So my advice is to try and keep your CPU temp no more than 15 C above the case temp at full load.

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July 15, 2001 10:18:01 PM

If you don't plan on overclocking, you temps are perfectly fine.

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Anonymous
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July 16, 2001 1:35:04 AM

Thank you all for your help !
Zoe // Q20

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