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Re: How to cool my cpu temperature?

On Sat, Jan 06, 2007 at 04:19:40PM -0600, Mike McCarty wrote:
> Seth Goodman wrote:
> >Mike McCarty wrote on Saturday, January 06, 2007 7:48 AM -0600:
> >
> >
> >>The two most common causes of PS failure are spikes on the AC and
> >>failing fans or otherwise obstructed air flow.
> >
> >
> >Transients in the AC line causing damage to power supplies is a
> >design issue for the supply.  We have known for years how to protect
> Yes.
> >Even on well-designed power supplies, the fan is far more likely to
> >fail than any other component.  It is not difficult to have the
> >supply gracefully shut down if the airflow stops for any reason,
> >but this feature is often absent from consumer-grade PC power
> >supplies.
> I would say "rarely present". I've replaced many a power supply
> because someone draped papers or cloth over a machine, and obstructed
> the cooling port.
> Mike
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