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CPU temp

By jackjarvis
Sep 7, 2004
  1. my system temp is around 32 C, but my CPU temp is approaching 65C. I'v got a P4 Prescott 3 GHz processor, will its life be cut short by this ridiculously high temperature?
     
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,919   +9

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    Unlikely, unless you plan to use it for 10+ years.
     
  3. Bug

    Bug TS Rookie Posts: 180

    That tempurature is typical for Prescotts. My 2.8 would idle at 60-65 and run around 70 under load.
    Bug
     
  4. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,764

    Bug is right. Do you have the stock cooler? A larger one will help. I replaced mine with a Speeze cooler and temps dropped 10*F.
     
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