Desktops forum

General discussion

how hot is.... to hot

by the_gunny / January 23, 2006 12:40 PM PST

my cpu got up to 39 degrees c. today. I am a bit concerned. i have a zalman heat sink and fan on it. with thermal paste. it did not crash but i noticed it after a game of cnc. my case is huge and i have 3 fans two in and one exhaust. any ideas?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: how hot is.... to hot
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: how hot is.... to hot
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Not too hot
by crazeebob2000 / January 23, 2006 12:48 PM PST
In reply to: how hot is.... to hot

Mine is an Intel and it idles at around 43 to 45C.

Collapse -
(NT) (NT) What case do you have?
by Bi0-Hazard / January 23, 2006 1:05 PM PST
In reply to: how hot is.... to hot
Collapse -
coolmaster stacker
by the_gunny / January 23, 2006 1:48 PM PST

it is enormous!

Collapse -
That's relatively cool
by damasta55r / January 23, 2006 3:04 PM PST
In reply to: how hot is.... to hot

since my P4 775 Prescott idles at around high 40s.


Popular Forums

Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!