November 10th, 1999, 05:59 AM
A Cel 466 at 50ºC??
IS it normal that a a Cel 466 reaches 50ºC with no overclock?? It runs stable at 525 but the temp reaches 55ºC...
November 10th, 1999, 06:16 AM
hmmm sounds too hot to me...
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November 10th, 1999, 06:52 AM
Try running it with the cover off for a while and see what happens. If the temp drops, then get an xtra box-fan or run it without the cover on.
November 10th, 1999, 09:40 AM
It's a bit too warm, I'd agree, but not problematic. Low forties is more usual when it's not doing too much and not o/c.
Get a bit more cooling for security.
The situation is hopeless, but not serious.
November 19th, 1999, 05:39 PM
I hade high temeratures with my 466, when a put on some thermal paste the temperature dropped like Tv antennas in an hurricane...or something like that..;o)
November 19th, 1999, 07:01 PM
Are you sure that your heatsink is firmly in place? If it is, put some thermal paste between it and the temp should drop to about 42-44@466 and a couple of degrees higher @525.
My 466@525 never ran higher than 46, with a retail heatsink and fan. It is now at 35C, full load, 560Mhz using a Alpha and thermal paste. Great stuff.
November 19th, 1999, 08:15 PM
my 466@525 after termal paste and chassi of never goes above 36 (I think I had around 50 before), if I remember correctly....hmmm...actually I think I don´t remember exactly any more...=(
Well at 466@582 2.2V it goes up 39 at most with the casing of, but with it on it rises and I got some critical point at about 40 degres when it gets unstable. As soon I get my VISA card I know what to do, anyone mentioned Globalwin or Alpha???;o)
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