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Old 04-18-2004, 01:01 AM   #1
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Temp. of AMD 2600+


Hi All:

I've just bought and new CPU AMD 2600+.

I just wonder whether my CPU is hot or o.k.

The temp. is about 50 degree.


Is it too hot or o.k.?

Thanks.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 01:26 AM   #2
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Is that C or F. If its C then its way to hot. Get a better heatsink or use water cooling.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 02:19 AM   #3
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Last time I checked my AMD Athlon 1400 it ran at 58 degrees celcius.
I know this processor is one of their hottest, and in combination with the asus motherboard it gets this hot.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 02:21 AM   #4
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50 degrees is not too hot.. My Athlon 2400+ runs at about 55-60 degrees celcius in summers
 
Old 04-18-2004, 09:43 AM   #5
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Hello,

I have an Athlon 2600+ too. It too goes anywhere from 55-60 degrees celsius, so I think yours is just okay. Of course, if you could find any cooler that could make the temp lower, the better.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 10:48 AM   #6
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Athlon XP's are rated for about 95 degrees celsius.

-Joey
 
Old 04-18-2004, 11:46 AM   #7
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Originally posted by Electro
Is that C or F. If its C then its way to hot. Get a better heatsink or use water cooling.
Stop spreading FUD...

The temp is fine. Not "way" to hot at all.

And of course it is in C, are you new or something?
 
Old 04-18-2004, 04:24 PM   #8
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I'm not new. If nobody puts the unit it could be any unit like kelvin.

IMO, any processor over 100 degrees F is too hot.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 04:30 PM   #9
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My P4 3Ghz runs at 60 - 70 C and after trying several different heatsinks, I gave up and accepted there is no way to get this hottie cooler. 50 C is just fine, processors these days are *HOT*
 
Old 04-18-2004, 04:30 PM   #10
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If my maths and physics is correct then 100 F ~ 37.7 degree celcius! I dont think any processor runs at that temperature unless u r living in scandinavia or a place like that. Atleast mine never works at temps below 40 degrees celcius and reaches upto 60 degrees.
 
Old 04-18-2004, 05:21 PM   #11
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Quote:
Originally posted by Electro
I'm not new. If nobody puts the unit it could be any unit like kelvin.

IMO, any processor over 100 degrees F is too hot.
The standard in reporting temps when dealing with computers is in C. I have never seen a bios / pro software that reports in F by defult. There is the odd program that will make the conversion for you but they are ment for home users that don't deal with much more then mild overclocking.

Face it... processers today are hot, well above 100 defrees F. And guess what? they are only going to get hotter, pushing the limits the material they were forged from. If a P4 can hit 65C without instability problems and an Athlon can hit 75C (AMD rates them at 95C but for stability problems seem to start at around 75C) then I think his temps are fine.


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Old 04-19-2004, 07:07 AM   #12
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I agree. I once had an Athlon that I accidentally fitted with the WRONG FAN. The fan had a slower speed, so the cooling it provided was not enough, the processor's temp rose to 85 degrees (C, of course)... a little over that (90 to be specific in my case), the processor went nuts -- sometimes it froze and sometimes a reboot occurred.
 
Old 04-19-2004, 10:55 AM   #13
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Depends on the processor. My 750Mhz Athlon Classic consumed about 70 watts and I couldn't get it below 50 C in the middle of winter. My 800Mhz VIA C3 consumes 10 watts of power and runs so cool a fan is entirely optional. So, the more juice your CPU sucks down, the more heat it'll need to dissipate.
 
Old 04-19-2004, 04:23 PM   #14
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My BIOS in all my computers states both Celsius and Fahrenheit. My AMD Athlon 700 or when I had a AMD Athlon 800 was below 37.7 C. The heatsink that came with my processor was ok. It still kept my CPU cooler than 37.7 C. When I got the Alpha heatsink, it cooled off even more. In the winter the tempature was 25 C to 26 C.

A slower speed fan does not always mean that it will not do to well. A well engineered fan can produce a lot of air flow while the rotation is slow. The Wright brothers propeller is more efficient than todays propellers.

Very soon processors will have built in micro tubes for water cooling. Right now there is already solid-state water pumps.

I live in United States and I do not have a basement.
 
Old 04-19-2004, 04:52 PM   #15
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So why in the he// are you compairing your athlon 700 to his Barton? They are compleatly different beasts. And BTW your athlon can run at a higher temp then 37.7C.
 
  


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