Quick Temp Question

By red reaper0
May 31, 2006
  1. Basically my computers been running about 8 hours ( sad huh ) idle and extensive use ( DL and games ) so I want to know if these temps are good.

    CPU -Average about 43c ( goes upto bout 55c )
    SYS -Between 50c and 56 c
    AUX -46c (Constant)
    HD0 -45c (Constant )

    Im not to much of an expert in temsp so if you can tell me how these temps are doing itd be great.
    Thanks Much - Rdpr0 -
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    None of the temps are bad, although the system temp is a little higher than average. A fan or 2 wouldn't be a bad investment if your case supports any additional ones.
  3. red reaper0

    red reaper0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the hlpz.
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    No problem, as i said, your temps are ok, nothing to worry about.

    My ethos is - you can never overcool a pc.
  5. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,573   +9

    Techspot should really enforce the reading of stickies that already have answers to most questions people ask.
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Nice idea CMH.

    Unfortunately, there`s no way we can force members to read the stickies.

    I suspect it takes a while for new members to get the hang of things around here.

    Regards Howard :)
  7. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,573   +9

    there is a way, just delete all threads that is answered in stickies lol :D
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hell, if we were to do that, there wouldn`t be many threads left lol.

    Not to mention the amount of work involved for the mods :p

    All we can do, is gently point members in the right direction.

    Regards Howard :)
  9. N3051M

    N3051M TS Rookie Posts: 2,800

    yes.. a gentle "prod" in the back always helps.. as well as a link or two :)

    red reaper0, have you considered giving your pc a good dusting (with some compressed air of course)?
    i'd garuntee at least a 5`C decrease in temps...
  10. cm1286

    cm1286 TS Rookie Posts: 83

    i'd garuntee at least a 5`C decrease in temps.

    I dont know about that. From personal experience I would say maybe 1c but deffinetly not 5 have you ever actually seen that happen N3051M
  11. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,573   +9

    Depends on how much dust there is in a system, you can even get a 30C lower temp. For that to happen you probably need your PC running 24/7 for.... 7 years? Without dusting it once of course.

    Either that or have your computer running in an asbestos factory :D

    Or better yet, maybe smoke near your comps :D
  12. N3051M

    N3051M TS Rookie Posts: 2,800

    yep.. cmh beat me to the punch.. it depends on how bad the dust is inside the thing.. but thats usualy my average when i go clean my rig every "few" months.. ok.. maybe more than a few months :p

    nice and quiet afterwards too.. :)
  13. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,573   +9

    Lol, I needa clean my rig quite often. Kinda like the drawback of having those thin finned heatsinks. I never cleaned my rig (unless its for a LAN or something) before I installed my aftermarket cooler.

    But smoking is bad for your health and the health of your computer :D
  14. KingCody

    KingCody TS Guru Posts: 1,568   +7

    that depends on what CPU red has. those temps are ok for an intel or an athlonXP, but if red has an Athon64 he's only 5c away from it's max temp.
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