Hardware Reviews

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Fri Aug 27 17:16:39 PDT 2004

On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 17:28:08 -0400
Jason Gurtz <jason at tommyk.com> wrote:

> You're right, it does not have true thermal throttling (AFAIK only the
> P4 does and it needs it!).  Perhaps it's because such old technology
> dissipates <15 watts that a heatsink/fan is barely needed anyway and
> it continued to work.  Anyway, I was not bull shitting; what I
> described is exactly what happened.

it may have carried on working (those P200MMXs were nigh on
indestructible) btu it would NOT have slowed down. You said yourself
that it had no thermal throttling, so unless you can explain how it
slowed down without it...

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