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Which Core 2 Quad Runs the Hottest when Overclocked?

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a c 186 à CPUs
February 28, 2012 6:38:15 AM

Well i am planning on doing a science project to see if you can fry an egg in a computer, so I am planning on purchasing a core 2 quad and mobo. I currently have a hyper 212 evo and am going to take all fans off of it and get the processor very hot (possibly killing it because of excessive voltage/heat) and put a sheet of aluminum on where the fan would be usually mounted on crack an egg on it and see if it can be fried/cooked! Or do you suggest I go the gtx 480 route?

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a c 900 à CPUs
February 28, 2012 9:37:22 AM

Why fry an egg just fry the hardware!
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a b à CPUs
February 28, 2012 9:46:21 AM

Q6600 B3 revision. Its important to be B3 not G0.
GTX480 would be more expensive.

BTW something like that has been already done. Have a look http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASu3Xw6JM1w
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February 28, 2012 10:19:55 AM

Bit of a waste of money, no?
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a c 83 à CPUs
February 28, 2012 10:57:29 AM

i'd use a small metal dish, like a metal crucible, and bake the egg
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a c 186 à CPUs
February 28, 2012 6:57:05 PM

For the grades...and if it survives I have an entirely new system!
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a b à CPUs
February 28, 2012 7:14:33 PM

Hi :) 

You wont have time to cook the egg....the cpu will blow first...and the mobo thermal cut-out will shut off the mobo...

All the best Brett :) 
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February 28, 2012 7:21:15 PM

Seeing as your obviously super rich, fancy sending some ram down my way? im in desperate need ;)  :D  Im joking btw :L
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a c 186 à CPUs
February 28, 2012 8:57:00 PM

Thinking of just spending a little for parts on ebay.
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a c 186 à CPUs
April 4, 2012 4:02:48 AM

Best answer selected by amuffin.
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