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Athlon1.1 Temp

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April 6, 2001 1:22:54 AM

I have a new athlon 1.1g and the temp reported is 56-57c. I know this is within acceptable limits but i would like to know if i install the swiftech 370ao fan/hs and my temp drops to the tested range of 35-40c what will i notice in terms of either performance/life of my processor?



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April 6, 2001 5:42:22 AM

Yes... your temp will drop dramatically. Make sure you have a good thermal compound- like arctic silver.

-MP Jesse

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April 6, 2001 9:33:46 AM

Firstly it will of course lengthen the life of your processor.
Secondly the temp will rise from the 56-57 range when doing CPU intensive work or playing games, so your better off with some decent cooling. Try running a game for half an hour of better yet run FlaskMPEG if you use it, and check the temperature afterwards.

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April 6, 2001 1:00:45 PM

thanks for the response.