[OT] CPU fans & heat (was Editing PDFs - perhaps scribus?)

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Jul 23 07:35:16 PDT 2003


On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 13:29:25 +0000 (UTC)
declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie ("Declan. Moriarty") wrote:

> IIRC the cpus slow down when hot

nah, its not the thermal throttling, that system is asynchronous.

if it gets too hot you simply get failure of one of the transistors and it gives a wrong result. timings arent a problem with X86, mine is happy to run full speed when its anywhere from room temp to 85 deg C.


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