Is this too hot?

By xxdanielxx
Jul 10, 2008
  1. hey I have a

    Dell optiplex gx260
    Nvidia Geforce 7600GT
    300 Watt PSU[
    Intel P4 1.80Ghz/B]

    I ran speedfan and it said

    GPU 160C
    Core Temp 65C

    Is this to hot or is it normal this is as soon as I turn it on I am not doing anything.
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,965   +69

    Well put it this way: 100C = 212F at which water boils. Thus 160c == 320F!

    65C = 149F

    How are you getting your temperature reads? If these are real temperatures how are you not shutting down? How are you not melting down! :dead:
  3. xxdanielxx

    xxdanielxx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,069

    I dont know

    I am using speed fan. Ok first this is what happened I had another dell about the same and it ended up having a line of blow capacitors/bulging. So I took out the

    Video Card

    and put it into another computer I had. What can be the problem can it be the videocard that is bad? I have bought AS to apply to

    the CPU but it is about the same. I did notice the PSU get hot very quick. Is there another software to run that would give me better

    realtime temps
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    65c is not too hot, from the standpoint of the cpu... but it is very difficult to keep running a unit at that temperature unless you have a very good cooling system. Many processors can run at 65C for a long time. But everything in that case is suffering unless you are moving a lot of air out and in.
  5. xxdanielxx

    xxdanielxx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,069

    hey I attached an image of speedfan is there anything I can do
  6. xxdanielxx

    xxdanielxx TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 1,069

    anyone I would really like to get this going and I cant figure it out I have tried to take out the video card and when I do speed fan only show HDD which is like at 10C
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