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Old August 30, 2010, 06:36 PM
Zero82z Zero82z is offline
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My System Specs


Originally Posted by Killswitch View Post
I dunno dude, but this seems pretty clear to me.

Having a CPU run at 80C is pretty important if you're at all concerned about keeping components at reasonable temps and prolonging the life of your rig.
No, it's not. An Intel CPU running at 80C will survive far longer than its useful lifespan. Semiconductor devices are far less sensitive to heat than people believe. There's a reason Tjmax is 100C (and the thermal shutdown point is a good amount higher than that).
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