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 04/08/2006 11:24 PM
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RaptorZX3
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i'm very new here, but i just wanted something about my processor. here's the specs:

-AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego (Socket 939 2.2Ghz, not overclocked)

i want to know the maximum temperature please.

i checked on the Packard Bell website, and they says it's 71 degrees Celcius, is that the right maximum temperature?

i want to know because i could turn down that 120mm fan behind my computer (it came with my Antec Sonata 2 case, 3-speed fan, set on medium, but i want to set it on low, more quiet.)

my processor usually heat up to between 56-58 degrees when i play a game (Unreal Tournament 2004, RF Online, other big 3D games like Second Life...), and on idle, it's around between 43-45 degrees.

note that i'm using the ThermalTake CL-P0200 heat-sink + fan (very good dual-heat-pipe heat-sink and quiet fan @ 2000rpm)

thanks for helping me with this!
 04/09/2006 12:16 PM
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im not sure exactly on this but your temps already seem a bit high for a later rev. of that chip. then again iv never used it. the max temp should be about 70C. this is what iv heard on most athlon 64 chips and its probably the same for you. just to keep in mind, the cooler you keep your chip, the longer its life span.

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 04/09/2006 12:28 PM
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my 3700+ idles at around 35-44 (35-40 when room temp is below 14 degrees celcius) and 41-44 when its above 20 degrees celcius..

so yours should be fine.

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 04/09/2006 02:31 PM
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quote:

Originally posted by: AzN_Pride
my 3700+ idles at around 35-44 (35-40 when room temp is below 14 degrees celcius) and 41-44 when its above 20 degrees celcius..

so yours should be fine.



i don't want a freezing computer room....

well on SpeedFan, it detected 2 different temperatures, one that's the CPU, and the other one is a bit lower in temperatures (around 50-52,5 degrees when loaded) and it have a little flame icon beside it. that flame icon appear when it reach around 50 degrees. what that temp. would be?
 04/09/2006 03:59 PM
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quote:

Originally posted by: RaptorZX3
i'm very new here, but i just wanted something about my processor. here's the specs:

-AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego (Socket 939 2.2Ghz, not overclocked)

i want to know the maximum temperature please.

i checked on the Packard Bell website, and they says it's 71 degrees Celcius, is that the right maximum temperature?




take a look here:
http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desktop/Default.aspx

or here:

http://www.amdboard.com/athlon_64_3700.html

They are right at PB, but the lower the cpu-temps the better!

A.
 04/09/2006 04:07 PM
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quote:

Originally posted by: RaptorZX3
i don't want a freezing computer room....

well on SpeedFan, it detected 2 different temperatures, one that's the CPU, and the other one is a bit lower in temperatures (around 50-52,5 degrees when loaded) and it have a little flame icon beside it. that flame icon appear when it reach around 50 degrees. what that temp. would be?



You're seeing the "Socket" sensor, and the "Die" sensor. The socket is slower reacting, and Motherboard dependent for accuracy, the Die is a P/N Diode on the die that is faster reacting, and on the Athlon 64, usually pretty accurate.

The max. temp for your processor can be found here by looking up your specific CPU based on the full part number on the CPU HeatSpreader...



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 04/10/2006 04:53 PM
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Go Here to determine your Maximum Case Temp and Max TDP...

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My Rigs:

Athlon 64 3400+ (CG) @ 2.4GHz, Asus K8N-E Deluxe, 2 GB OCZ DDR400, BFG nVidia 6800OC 128MB, Seagate 200GB PATA, Seagate 160GB PATA, Dual Boot XP and x64, Antec 350W Mid-Tower

Athlon 64 3400+ (E3) @ 2.4GHz, Asus K8N-E Deluxe, 2 GB OCZ DDR400, eVGA nVidia 6800 128MB, Seagate 320GB SATA, Vista x64, Antec 350W Mid-Tower
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