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Why is my mobile chip so hot?

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March 21, 2004 2:41:41 PM

Ok so we all got the now so disclosed mobile barton but honestly Im not inpressed. I can do more but it burn a lot hotter than my desktop chip ever did. I got the IQXFA0348XPMW chip, which is supposedly one of the good mobiles. I can do higher at lower voltage but the damned mobile chip burns much hotter than the desktop chips. At the 1.7v I got my newest mobile chip in, I have to use the slk-947u with a 92mm tornado fan so I can play games on hot without the chip melting the socket. Well I do live in florida and the temp have been hitting the mid 80s now but I do keep my house nice and cool. So what the hell am I doing wrong with these mobile chips? Thanks.


Mobile Barton 2500+ @ 2420mhz 11x220 1.7v
Asus A7N8X Dlx 440 FSB
1gb Geil GD pc3500 Dual Channel (2-3-3-6)
Segata 80gb SATA 8.5ms seek
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro(420/720)

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March 21, 2004 6:06:07 PM

i dont know...i have my voltage at 1.72 right now, and my temps are 40 C idle and about 46 or 47 under load...i have a thermalright slk-900 and a vantec 92 mm fan. possibly you just got an odd chip?

AMD XP-M 2600+ @ 2.56Ghz (12x213 @1.72v)
Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2
Geil 2x256MB PC3200 (2-3-3-11)
Gigabyte Radeon 9200 128MB VIVO
WD 36GB 10,000RPM 8MB SATA
Maxtor 40GB 7,200RPM 8MB ATA133
March 22, 2004 3:29:34 AM

Yeah that is wat I am thinking but I am already so hell-bent on getting this chip to work. My other mobiles do 2.5ghz with very low temps except this one. Needs to be smacked up a litte if you know wat I. mean

Mobile Barton 2500+ @ 2420mhz 11x220 1.7v
Asus A7N8X Dlx 440 FSB
1gb Geil GD pc3500 Dual Channel (2-3-3-6)
Segata 80gb SATA 8.5ms seek
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro(420/720)
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March 22, 2004 8:43:39 PM

is the heatsink hot? what i mean is, maybe re-install the heatsink, maybe not enough/ too much paste the first time you did it...

AMD XP-M 2600+ @ 2.56Ghz (12x213 @1.72v)
Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2
Geil 2x256MB PC3200 (2-3-3-11)
Gigabyte Radeon 9200 128MB VIVO
WD 36GB 10,000RPM 8MB SATA
Maxtor 40GB 7,200RPM 8MB ATA133
March 22, 2004 9:44:04 PM

The heatsink does get VERY hot. I know how sensitive AS5 get with overapplications already and I only put a little line dab on the die.

Mobile Barton 2500+ @ 2420mhz 11x220 1.7v
Asus A7N8X Dlx 440 FSB
1gb Geil GD pc3500 Dual Channel (2-3-3-6)
Segata 80gb SATA 8.5ms seek
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro(420/720)
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