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September 19, 2004 10:00:17 AM

I have a mobile 2500+ @ 2.2ghz. Today I finally broke down and bought an AVR instead of my cheap surge protector, but here is the weird thing, as soon as I booted back up and checked my temps, they magically went from 35c idle to 29c idle, I used asus probe, mbm5, and checked the temp in the BIOS and they all read the same. Can cleaner power give the result of lower temps or could it be just some fluke?

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September 20, 2004 5:24:12 AM

Dirty power can cause overheating. In fact, I had problems with RAM overheating on several boards with failing capacitors (power noise filtering capacitors of course). Your power supply is supposed to do the job, but when it doesn't, you have to go to more expensive hardware.

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