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Topic Title: Safe Operating Temp for Athlon T-bird
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Created On: 04/22/2004 02:22 PM
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 04/22/2004 02:22 PM
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dgunman
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What is the safe operating temp for the Athlon T-Bird 1.2gig FSB: 100? Mine is showing in VIA as: 152 degrees right now. It was running cooler then that until I did a clean reinstall of Windows XP H.E. Don't want to burn up this CPU. I do have a back-up, but its a Duron 1.0 gig.

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 04/22/2004 03:15 PM
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Max temp for your CPU is 95°C.
Since the old T-Birds(model 4) don't have an integrated thermal diode, i recommend to keep your temp below about 70°C to be sure.

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