June 7th, 2002, 05:21 AM
Duron 1200 idles at 55 C
My new duron 1200 with coolermaster DP5-6I11A rated to 1.733ghz fan is idling at 55 deg C !!
The case is a short tower with the mother board behind the power supply - a 300w suntek with variable speed fan and the case had a fan at the bottom blowing in. Everything inside is reasonably tidy and the temps used to be fine with my k6-2 at 600.
My main worry is that this temp is way too high - especially for idle! and what I can do to lower it.
what sort of temps should i be experiancing and will i be damaging the chip at this sort of temp
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