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

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Jul 23 14:00:06 PDT 2003


On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 20:54:25 +0000 (UTC)
do3 at mail.inf.tu-dresden.de (Dan Osterrath) wrote:

> > > IIRC the cpus slow down when hot
> > nah, its not the thermal throttling, that system is asynchronous.
> 
> My Intel Celeron 1200 (dekstop version) inside of my laptop slows down when 
> getting too hot. (i.e. when the fan slots are covered)
> And my Athlon XP-M 2000 does so, too.

you misunderstand.

I was saying that its not a case of the timing going off with the chip getting hot, its deliberate throttling.

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