[nycphp-talk] off topic - upgrading cpu

Hans Zaunere hans at
Tue Aug 12 09:15:46 EDT 2003

Peter Lehrer wrote:
> I just upgraded the cpu on my Pentium I from a 133 mhz to a 200 mhz mmx.  Do
> I need to get a bigger heat sink and fan for it?

If the box is well ventilated as a whole, probably not.  But, if the system was running hot to begin with, the upgrade may put it over the top.  That said, it's probably fine to let it ride with the current heat sink and fan, but just keep an eye on it.


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