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Re: what will happen if CPU overheat

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Jochen Schulz >
> There is no general answer to this question. It depends on your CPU,
> heatsink, thermal paste, the computer case, airflow through the case and
> inside the room and probably other factors I am forgetting right now.
> But the important message remains: *never* operate a PC without adequate
> CPU cooling! Simply tearing out the fan and possibly the heatsink may
> fry the CPU.

Thanks to all those who reply!
What about burtout test?
My P3/550 has been running for several hours, without fan
It seems everything is OK
If it can operate normally for 24 hours, does that mean that the heat
sink is good enough?

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