Systems running hot?
des at des.no
Tue Dec 22 10:06:28 UTC 2009
"Daniel O'Connor" <doconnor at gsoft.com.au> writes:
> FWIW the Core 2 Duo in my "games" machine which is overclocked from 2.13
> to 3.06GHz idles at 60C and gets up to 75C when under heavy use. Before
> overclocking it used to idle around 50C (that appeared to be the BIOS's
> target temperature)
My E6600s idle at around 35 C in the summer and 25 C in the winter
(they're in an unheated room).
85 C (not 75 C as I wrote earlier - I misremembered) is critical for a
C2D, except for some Xeon-branded models which go up to 100 C. See the
comments in the coretemp driver.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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