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AMD Athlon XP 1900+ temperature

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June 19, 2002 6:02:38 PM

I have recently upgrade my processor from a crappy PII 350, to a nice shiny Athlon XP 1900+. I was wondering what is a good (safe) temperature for this to run at.

When first switching on the machine, it is running at about processor 35C - system 30C, with normal load runs at about processor 43C - system 32C, and under load (ie. gaming), processor 52C (max) - system 34C.

I have a 3 fan 5.25 drive bay cooling fan in the front, pulling air in, and a PCI fan and system fan on the back pushing the air out.

Any comments or suggestions.
Steve G.

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June 19, 2002 6:27:19 PM

as long as ur computer isnt locking up on u and ur well below 90C ull be fine. my athlon 1.4 runs at 127F under load with no problems.
June 19, 2002 7:08:43 PM

you might wanna dump the PCI fan because the only thing they do is take up one PCI slot...

:eek:  <b>Who fixed <font color=red>ATI</font color=red>'s leaky faucet??</b> :eek: 
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June 19, 2002 11:15:49 PM

as far as i can tell your temp looks normal for a 1900+ just out of curiosity, what fan/heatsink do you have on the processor, i have the same chip except it runs about 54~59C on heavy loads
June 20, 2002 4:45:24 AM

hmmm...mine seems to run around 49Celsius here. Of course, it's just a little emachine Athlon XP 1900 but it seems to run well so far.


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