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Re: what will happen if CPU overheat

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 14:35, John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> wrote:
> Get the datasheet for the chip.  It will provide maximum die
> temperature, power dissipation, and thermal resistance figures.  Then
> get data on the thermal grease and the heat sink thermal resistance to
> still air (the latter may be hard to find, but you can calculate it from
> measurements).  With that information you can calculate the maximum
> permissible still air temperature.
> Or you might get lucky and find exactly the information you need on the
> Web.

Or he might just put a fan on it.

Dotan Cohen


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