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Typical CPU temperature

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tehon3299, Oct 21, 2003.

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  1. tehon3299

    tehon3299 Thread Starter

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    I was just wondering what everyones CPU/Motherboard is running at? How hot is normal for an Athlon XP 1700+??

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  2. McTimson

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    My AthlonXP 2000+ is running at 35C.

    I'd say anything under 60C is fine, but it shouldn't really get that high.
     
  3. tehon3299

    tehon3299 Thread Starter

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    Is that your motherboard temperature or CPU temperature?? My AthlonXP 1700+ is running at 53C and motherboard is 36C. Do you any additional cooling devices?
     
  4. hewee

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    AthlonXP 1800 cpu 53C or 127F and motherboard 23C or 73F.
     
  5. hewee

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    You mean like 199 F. :eek:
    Was that way after I was at this site that lot of flash and java. I took my cpu and had it running at 99% and would not stop even after closing down netscape.
    Then the probe alarm went off and I went nuts seeing the tem. so high. I had to reboot the PC to clear what ever. But all is ok still with my PC.
     
  6. JohnWill

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    If you aren't overclocking it, 53C is a bit toasty if that's the idle temperature. I have an 1600+ running at 42C, and a 2400+ running at 44C at idle, they get into the mid 50's under heavy load.
     
  7. Jizzmack

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    Also ambient temperature is a consideration. Different parts of the world ,different heating \cooling systems in homes ( if any!Some of us is po')
     
  8. crjdriver

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    Newer 1700s [t-bred] will run cooler than the older paly chips. Many things affect processor temp such as [already mentioned] ambient temp, size and type of case, proper airflow through the case, number of drive.

    One of my boxes runs an older 1700 paly; normal temp for that one is 40-45C. Note it is in a smaller Enlight case with one exhaust fan.
     
  9. McTimson

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    Mine is actually a Tbred B, 1800+, overclocked to a 2000+ (1.67ghz). I have a Volcano 8 heatsink, an 80mm side intake fan, and a 120mm rear exhaust fan. My case temperature is 16C. And my CPU is constantly under 100% usage ([email protected]).

    AthlonXP chips actually have a max temp of 80-90C (depends on the individual chip), but once you get higher than 60C, the chances of data corruption, random errors, and such increases.
     
  10. hewee

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    I have a ASUS - A7V266 and it runs hotter the others but I am ok still and don't overclock.
    But the ambient temperature can have a big effect here in that I can have 20 F change on the CPU temperature.
    Most of the time it is at about 129F but in the winter time it can go down to 119 F and it can go up to 139 F when the ambient temperature gets bad.
    Have only a window AC in this room and the rest of the home has only a water cooler so the ambient temperature can get bad at times.
     
  11. Fritsjof

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    What would be a good program to monitor the temperatures of my CPU and mb and rpm's of the coolers?

    I have an Abit KT7a mainboard with an Athlon 1,2 GHz CPU.

    Thanx

    Frits
     
  12. suesman

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    I have my XP 2400+ @ 2205mhz & it runs at 34-35c at idle. After 4 hours of Battlefield 1942 ( Desert Combat mod ) it only goes to 39-40c. This is with aircooling only. 1 x120mm in the front, 1 x 80mm in the back & 1 x 92 mm in the top. I'm using a "Speeze" all copper heatsink relapped & modified with an 80mm "Speeze" fan on top. Now I do keep this room very cold most the time & I know this has everything to do with why it runs so cool. :D

    As everyone has stated there are many factors to consider when trying to make your computer run cool. Airflow inside the case is most crucial if you ask me.
     
  13. crjdriver

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    I include speedfan in all of my builds.
    speedfan
     
  14. crjdriver

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    BTW one of my old builds [now given to inlaws] was with that board. For its time it was a very good performer.
     
  15. ReNxWar

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    AMD Athlon XP2600+, Stock AMD Heatsink, 2 2600RPM Case fans, 32(C) system temp, 45-47(C) CPU Temp. ASUS A7N8X Deluxe mobo.
     
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