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[nycphp-talk] off topic - upgrading cpu

Peter Lehrer pl at eskimo.com
Tue Aug 12 09:53:27 EDT 2003


It was not running hot to begin with, but the heatsink is very hot now. I
have the case of with an outside fan blowing on it in addition to the fan
attached to heatsink.

Peter
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hans Zaunere" <hans at nyphp.org>
To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 9:15 AM
Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] off topic - upgrading cpu


>
>
> 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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