Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Pc temperature increases - effect on room temperature

Q: Pc temperature increases - effect on room temperature

Hello,
Can anyone confirm by how many degrees the room temperature would increase in an office if there were to be an increased number of PC's and Monitors?
I am assuming that this will be dependant on the size of the office, the temperature of the computers and the number of staff in the office.
Does an equation exist to work out the increase in temperature?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Pc temperature increases - effect on room temperature

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

RELEVANCY SCORE 94

It is now getting pretty hot here in Korea so my room is getting warm too. How hot is too hot for the ambient temperature? Does it not matter as long as my computer isn't overheating? Is it the same for both laptops and desktops? I use my ultra thin laptop (like a ultrabook) to play Minecraft sometimes and it does get pretty warm to the touch on the keyboard in the summer when playing, but does that mean it's overheating?

A:How hot is too hot for ambient temperature in a room with a computer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304


It is now getting pretty hot here in Korea so my room is getting warm too. How hot is too hot for the ambient temperature? Does it not matter as long as my computer isn't overheating? Is it the same for both laptops and desktops? I use my ultra thin laptop (like a ultrabook) to play Minecraft sometimes and it does get pretty warm to the touch on the keyboard in the summer when playing, but does that mean it's overheating?


I'll say something like 33?c/92?f start to raise the temps when in game or using hungry memory softwares. Better change the thermal paste on Desktop just before the hot days of summer. One can put a room fan too.

Also could be a good idea for a Laptop to have one of those cooler to put underneath.

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 84

having just installed a zalman heatsink/CPU fan i've started looking into the temperatures inside my PC...

my CPU temperature goes from 38C to 45 C depending on if i have the CPU fan running or not,

my motherboard temperature goes from 43C to 48C likewise depending on the CPU fan... which is around 5C above the CPU temperature...

should this bother me?

(CPU athlon 1800, m/b ECS k7SEM)

x
 

A:motherboard temperature bigger than CPU temperature

Read other 12 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 77.6

Hi,

I have an AMD 955 CPU and ROG Crosshair III formula motherboard

When testing, I use both HWM Pro, AMD Overdrive and LCD Poster to watch out for the temps.

In both HWM Pro and LCD poster there is the CPU temperature showing.

I use AMD overdrive to look for Core temps...

The max temp is 62C...

Is that the max CPU temp or max CPU core temp???

While testing, Highest CPU temp was 53C (@3.8GHz, IntelBurn) and Core temp was 59C....

So which one shall I look out for?

A:Core temperature or CPU temperature?

''personally'' i watch the (CPU temp), the individual core temps fluctuate far too much for a constant temp reading.

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76

Software temperature monitor vs Hardware temperature monitor, which one give accurate temperature from overclocking and monitor your PC temperature?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi nowadays my laptops touchpad warming so much. Then i installed everest and looked for temperature;


So is my temperatures OK?

A:Is my temperature's OK?

Your temps look fine ... Laptops are notorious for their heat buildup.. You may want to get a cooling pad and see if that helps..

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Today, i just went into BIOS for some reason and checked the CPU temperature. It averaged about 51 degrees. I think this is way too hot since the Intel guide recommends a maximum temperature of 38 degrees. What do you think is the problem?
 

A:Is my CPU temperature too hot?

Read other 8 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I have the Asus pc-probe and it shows that my CPU is at 41 - 42c and the mobo is at 41c. Is this too hot? What should the temperature be?

I haven't used the probe app for quite some time and I seem to remember it used to be just under 40. Today for the first time ever my computer suddenly rebooted itself - twice. maybe just a fluke but the first thing I thought of is the temp so I took a look at the probe. I'm not overclocking or anything. I just dont know what is normal.
 

A:What is the Right Temperature?

Temps are decent in the 35-50 range. If you stress it out a little and then it blows and reboots after a heat up period and you're pushing through the 60s for extended periods, then you have a possible overheating problem.

If you have speed step fans they should always run at minimum speed at idle and rarely speed up with normal use and sometimes to often speed up under continual high load.
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi everyone!

Certainly the question was asked yet, but let me please tell you about my problem :

I had a new mother-board last week. After installing it, and also my CPU (recuperated on my old board), everything runs well but when i use Speedfan there is a "temp3" very high... With my old board, that value was "-129" or "-179?C" so i never worried, but here this is between 70 and 80?C.
So i thought i had put too much thermal paste or maybe crashed my processor and decided to buy a new one (for my pleasure too, of course).
Operation done, i turn on the pc, everything runs well,... and Speedfan : Temp3 72?C!
I tried all logs : HWMonitor, HMonitor, Everest... : idem, pareil, same

Could someone please have a look at those values and tell me if i have to worry or not cause i don't even dare to play a game...

Temperatures in BIOS are : System 44?C, CPU 41?C.

Thanks for reading and, maybe, answering...

A:about cpu temperature...

What is the temp program you are using ? I would like to try it. Thanks


" Doc "

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

hi all I got everest which is what I use to keep eye on all my temperatures but now for some reason cpu is not showing up can someone help me on a way to check my cpu temp as I just reapplied new thermal paste as couple of times last week my pc just turned off .. thanks
 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hey guys, recently upgraded quite a bit of my pc, but still have lots of fans .

Usually my pc temperature of my CPU, motherboard are between 35 and 45 degrees and im sure this is normal. But in some cases after playing games the temperature rises to like 60 degrees for my CPU and usualy like 50 or 60 for my motherboard. I just really would like to know if this is ok or is it to high, and are there like any basic boundaries about whats too hot and whats too cold, cheers.

When i say degrees, i mean degrees celsius btw...
 

A:Temperature of Pc....

Read other 10 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

my first post in iver a month... i was moving, and then i was extremely busy, so, now hopefully i shall return to my usual self... 20 posts daily

heard there was a crash here at TSG?

any wayz, my amd athlon XP is hot: 50C idle and 55C peak usage. im using a coolermaster zx26.8 (5500rpm), 2 case fans, and silicon based thermal interface compound.

room temperature is 15C.

i have ordered arctic silver 5. how many degrees centigrade drop will i notice?
 

A:cpu temperature ok?

Read other 12 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I am not crazy! I was somewhere in the settings and saw an actual temperature! Not sure if it was the video card or the CPU, but something was 49 degrees I think. Now I cannot find it again to save my soul!! Anyone know where I was?

A:Where Did I See That Temperature?!

It could have been a s.m.a.r.t. system on one of your hard drives.

Read other 8 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi guys anybody here knows a good CPU Temperature software for win 10, without having to download advertising crap with it?

A:Need CPU Temperature?

Originally Posted by silv55


Hi guys anybody here knows a good CPU Temperature software for win 10, without having to download advertising crap with it?



If this is a one time thing, check it through your BIOS:

http://www.wikihow.com/Monitor-CPU-Temperature

if you need something more, I can't point you in the right direction but someone else might.

Read other 43 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Is there anyway to get the temperature of the GPU on my video card? I have a GeForce 6600 256MB 16x PCI express card.
 

A:GPU temperature

If it has a temp sensor it should show up in the nvidia control panel. If not you could try everest home edition. It has been discontinued but you can still get it at majorgeeks.com I think.
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I just figured that my HDDs - IBM 40GB and Maxtor (written IBM here as well, sorry) 80GB 2mb - run at around 50°C each. I heard that the limit is around 45°C. I'm worried that it's a little bit too hot. Of course, it's summer right now, but I guess it's too hot anyway.

I have Athlon 1800+ running at 61°C right now. Couple days ago that reached 70. Well, this is not that bad I suppose.
I'm only afraid the HDDs might suffer condensation.
What's the min/max temperature they can stand?
Is it common to have a HDD cooler? Cause I don't have one.
Btw, just one simple case fan and a small case. CPU cooler with thermal grease.
Some suggestions would help as I have no idea. Perhaps the drives are always hot and I just didn't notice it before. Installed them in direct vicinity. I suppose one gets the heat from the other one as well.
Thanks in advance!
 

A:HDD temperature

I think your machine IS running a little hot.

Although I am not really sure that its about to explode in your face, or anything, I think that perhaps you should be investing in a better CPU cooler setup - because that's a lot hotter than my Ahtlon 2100+ XP which I guess runs about 40C or something. Maybe less sometimes. My cooler has a copper base. The default I tend to see in BIOSs these days for an auto-shutdown temperature is 70C or so, so its certainly not the best temp you have there, no.

As to the hard drives, my hard drives are very hot sometimes, especially in a machine packed with lots. You should try to think about at least cooling the hard drive that has your important data on it - but that's never any guarantee that a hard drive won't fail anyway.

I would recommend, if you really like adding to your machine and expanding it, and are concerned about heat and stuff, then think about moving all of your guts into a bigger case. Get a better PSU and more case fans and a nice better CPU fan and all should be sweet, I think.
 

Read other 8 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

hi all

how do i find out the temperature of my cpu?

OS = Win XP SP3

Do i require software?

Thanks in advance
 

A:CPU Temperature

It depends on your processor. Coretemp (google it) is great for the following processors:

AMD:
All Phenom series.
All Athlon64 series.
All Athlon64 X2 series.
All Athlon64 FX series.
All Turion64 series.
All Turion64 X2 series.
All Sempron series. (K8 based)
Single Core Opterons starting with SH-C0 revision and up. (K8 based)
All Dual Core Opteron series. (K8 based)
All Quad Core Opteron series. (K10 based)

Intel:
Initial Nehalem support.
Atom.
All Core Solo series.
All Core Duo series.
All Core 2 Duo series.
All Core 2 Quad series.
All Core 2 Extreme series.
All Celeron-M 400 and 500 series.
All Celeron E1000 series.
All Pentium E2000, E2100, E2200 and E5000 series.
All Dual Core Low Voltage Xeons series (Yonah based. Untested).
All Xeon 3000, 3200, 3300, 5100, 5300, 5400 series

If your processor isn't in this list, download speedfan (google). It works for most other (older) cpus.
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hello!
I just bought Dell Inspiron 17 7778 ! After usage of 45 mints i can feel its warm beneath! A bit hot ! Cpu temp is between 40-43 C Is it normal? 
One more thing how i can check whether laptop is Refurbished or Not?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I'm thinking of overclocking my CPU/GPU to see how fast it would run.
At the moment running firefox with 6 tabs, windows explorer, skype, a temperature scan app and downloading a driver and a game both downloading at around 8 MB/s my temperature is around:
1st core 35-37
2nd 31-33
3rd 35-38 Intel core i5 3.2 Ghz Quad core
4th 42-44
all in celcius.
Is it safe to overclock and if it is then how high should I go?

A:CPU Temperature

Those are good temperatures, but they will move up as you start to overclock and they are also dependent on the ambient temperature.

No one can say "how high should I go". There are too many variables---voltage, ambient temperature, which particular i5 you have, the cooler you have, your prior overclocking experience, how much time you are willing to spend on learning, how much money you can spend for better cooling solutions, how much it would matter if your PC crashes, whether or not the PC is used for anything important rather than just "playing", etcetera, etcetera.

Voltage is a critical factor.

There are dozens and dozens of Internet sites devoted to overclocking. I'd suggest you start there and start learning, rather than expect some easy answers.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

How warm is too warm for a computer. I have HDD temperature and most of the time my CPU is around 42C. A few minutes ago ( after some gaming) it was aroound 44c. Is this normal?
 

A:CPU Temperature

No need to be concerned. Those are decent temps.....When it starts going over 50c then i would be concerned. So until then GAME ON!!!
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

my pentium IV (2.4Ghz) reaches a 65 degrees celcius
I have this fan : coolmaster IHC-L71-socket 478

should I get anxious
 

A:cpu temperature

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi

I have a P4 3.00GHz 800Mhz FSB processor with 2Gb PC400 DDR, on a Gigabyte 8KNXP motherboard.

I am currently using the standard Intel HS & fan and the BIOS temperature reading of my CPU shows that it idles at about 52 degrees, and under load rises to about 57-58 degrees. At this temperature, the fan is quite noisy, rotating at 4500 rpm.

Is this the normal operating temperature, as it seems a bit hot?

I was thinking of upgrading the HS & fan and was looking at the Coolermaster Aero 4 or the Thermaltake P4 Spark 7+. I don't particularly want the noise level to rise too much, but I would want a good cooler.

I already have intake and extractor fans in the case.

I was also looking at water cooling, but it is a bit excessive it is not really necessary, and I don not have that much room in my case.

I would appreciate your thoughts.

Cheers
 

A:CPU temperature

The temperature is a bit high. I would be looking for ways to cool it myself if it was mine. I am sure others can point you to good HS and fans combinations. Also make sure to use a quality thermal paste.
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I just built a new AMD system for the first time. Here's what I have then i'll get to my question: Asus A7N8X2.0 Deluxe motherboard, AMD XP Athlon 3000 with a thermaltake k7 volcano 11+ xaser edition fan for the cpu , 1024MB of kingston hyperx pc2700 ram, aspire 500W atx dual fan power supply, sound blaster audigy 2 platinum, dvd rom, cdr/rw rom, floppy drive, and a thermaltake xaser 3 super tower with 7 fans and fan control monitor/controller. Okay here's my question is the cpu temperature i'm getting good or bad or what should it be at? asus monitor says cpu temp 45C/113F but the thermaltake connector which I connected under the cpu says 57.6c/136.1F are these temps god or bad? The fan has adjustable speed control and I have the other 7 fans on high. If I let the cpu decide and just hook the connectors into it the fan is running at 4800 rpm's all the time and it sounds like my vaccuum really loud. Help please I don't want to destroy the computer since I just put it togeather.
 

A:CPU temperature ?

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi

Does anybody know the max and normal temperature of northwood intel pentium 4 2.66 ghz?
The highest was a 74C. I need to know this because I transfered everything to a new box and added 2 more fans.
I have a big box, 500 wats psu, 2 frontal fans that suck air and push it in the computer, 1 fan in the back that sucks air from the pc and pushes it out. The psu also has 2 fans, 1 that pushes air out. It has plenty of ventilation.
The average temperature is usually 50-51. Is that good?
Should I change the 2 frontal fans to suck air out of the pc? I put them that way to make an airflow system. Theres also a heatsink on the motherboard.

Thanks
 

A:CPU Temperature

Read other 16 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hell Everyone...

Im Running Vista Ultimate SP2 32bit on my Acer Aspire Laptop which has a Core Duo T2350, 2GB of DDR2 RAM....

My CPU temperature when idle is around 60-65 degrees C. However, when i run any 3D programs or 3D games my CPU temperature jumps up to 85-92 Degrees C. is that normal, or should i get my laptop Checked out?? please help me out...

Thnx..

Extra Info.

Core Clock: 1862.24 MHz
Thorttle: 1862.24 MHz
FID: 14.0x
VID: 1.2625V

A:CPU Temperature!

Hello zombifier,
That does seem to be a bit hot, but in your part of the world its going to get hot.
I would clean all the vents and make sure the system fan is working OK.
Another option is to get a Laptop cool mat, this will reduce the temperature.

Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Do you NEED a device that reads out the temp to tell what it is? Or is there some way to accuratley check if its high or low? Cause I am buying a new comp, with a 2500+ w/ stock cooling and heatsink, and a 9800pro, and will do NO overclocking, and am sorta worried about the temp.
 

A:Temperature

Read other 8 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi my computer always freezes like 2min after i login to windows and in the biosthe cpu temperature is 64 is that bad and that could be the reason it might be freezing?
 

A:CPU Temperature

Read other 15 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

This is my normal temperature if pc is on few hours.
Is this normal? Cuz coolers switching on quite often is annoying -.-
 

A:PC Temperature

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I have a Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz on my laptop the temperature is running at around 60c. Is this too hot?
Thanks
 

A:Cpu temperature

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Is a CPU temperature in the 70's with a max of about 85 too high for gaming when playing battlefield bad company 2.

I have a quad core i7 3630 cpu.

Will this high temperature damage my cpu? Should I be worried?

What kind of temperatures do you guys get?

A:CPU Temperature

Is this a desktop or laptop? If a desktop, what type of cpu cooler do you have installed?

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I have a i7 930 with a Cooler Master Hyper N520 on it and temperatures seem high. What is normal?

A:CPU temperature ?

Those temps are high for idle; you'd expect to see something between the low 30s and low 40s depending on the temp of your room. I'm assuming you are not overclocking.

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Uh. Help? every time I look at my PC health status, the CPU temperature has raised. Just now, it was at 201 degrees F. -Any idea on how to lower the temperature?
 

A:CPU Temperature

Assuming the temperature reading is accurate, 94 degrees C means your CPU is in danger of dying. You should open the side of your case and verify the CPU fan is turning, and verify the heatsink hasn't fallen off the CPU .

Let us know and we will help with fixing the problem.
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi i just bought and intalled all new parts: See below. I also did the auto overlock of 10 percent. My cpu now runs with a full load at 52 degrees C. Is this too high or am i alright.

Thank you
Amd 4200x2
Asus A8n Sli Premium
Geforce 7900 gt ko
2 x 512 mb ram and 1Gb ram for 2 gigs
600 watt xfinity Power supply
160 gb hard drive
windows xp home Ed.
 

A:Cpu Temperature

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

I've bought a chassis fan for my pc. I connected it correctly.. then I downloaded speedfan.
Now there is a down arrow in every temperature!
System: 22C
CPU: 28C
AUX: 12C (and decreases)
HD0: 35C
Core 0: 39C
Core 1: 39C

Should I worry?
 

A:PC Temperature low?

No they look fine.....put it under load for awhile.....and then check the temps again
 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi.

Can u tell me a good program for monitoring my hd temperature/cpu/graphic card etc?

I have speedfan.Anything else?
 

A:Pc temperature

Everest is a good program you should try... its free for home edition www.lavalys.com
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Code:

Hello,

I have p5w dh deluxe and [email protected],7 and i'm using the ASUS Silent Square CPU Cooler ,and crucial [email protected] 4-4-4-12, and my cpu temp is 20c

????
everything running fine , also the games....
i don't know why my cpu temp 20???

anyone can help me?
 

A:cpu temperature

Well, 20c is quite cool actually.
 

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

hey guys i bought a new laptop.

hp dv4-5008tx

here are the specs

PROCESSOR
Processor Core i5 (2nd Generation)
Variant 2450M
Chipset Intel HM77 Express
Brand Intel
Clock Speed 2.5 GHz
Cache 3 MB (Smart Cache)
MEMORY
Expandable Memory Up to 16 GB
Memory Slots 2 (Unused Slots 0)
System Memory 6 GB DDR3
GRAPHICS
Dedicated Graphics Memory Type DDR3
Dedicated Graphics Memory Capacity 2 GB
Graphic Processor NVIDIA GeForce 630M



i performed windows experience index and noticed the temperatures. here is a screen shot. the room temperature is 32 degree celcius. anything to be concerned about?

A:CPU temperature

Warm ambient, laptop = not all that surprising.

Make sure the exhaust vent isn't blocked. Alternatively you can buy a cooling pad.

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Is there any official lenovo or windows tool to measure temperature of various components(eg. CPU and GPU)?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi I have just built me a new pc and every now and again the computer will freeze completely, I cannot do anything so I have to tune it off at the mains. I was wondering if it as anything to do with the CPU Temperature

The temputers are taken from SpeedFan Software:

core0: 65c
core1: 68c
core2: 71c [B]CPU : 52C
core3: 72c

The current CPU fan is the retail one

A:CPU Temperature Help !!

Where is the prescribed info?

What computer?
What CPU?
What, what what?

Do what you're supposed to do if you want help.

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Is there any software that reads the cpu temperature for Gigabyte Mother boards?

Like the asus Mother boards have a software called Pc Probe 2.

Thanks in advanced

A:Cpu Temperature

Have you tried CoreTemp?

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi everyone.

I just got a new computer and I have downloaded PC Wizard 2007 to check the temperatures (I had an overheating problem on my old one).
This is the result: http://img341.imageshack.us/img341/799/temperaturesxf9.jpg
(This is at mostly idle ... just a few IE windows open, Winamp etc.)

When I am playing games the Core temperatures go to 80-90C which I am guessing is way too much but the Processor (and Motherboeard) temp stays at 55-60C during that time. Also, the computer keeps behaving normally (no lag, programs launch quickly etc.)

So, which temperature should I keep an eye on ? Core or Processor ?
And why are Core temperatures so high ?
Another question is about the 12V Voltage that seems low but I have no idea what to do to up it to arount 12V ?

My system specs:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ - 3,0 GHz
NVidia nForce 590 SLI
Double NVIDIAŽ GeForce? 8800 GTX - 768 Mo, SLI
2 Mb RAM

Thanks for your help.
 

A:CPU temperature

Did you try downloading some other tools, like Everest or speedfan, I prefer speedfan because its pretty quick.
 

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

i have hp laptop core i5 and the temperature 71-81 C is it bad ?

A:temperature

It isnt very good temperatures... Is this the temperature under load or idle, is the charger plugged in or not?

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

What is the standard upper and lower control limits when setting up your CPU temperature controlers?

This is my current system:

Intel Pentium 4 511J
2800MHz

MotherBoard: ECS P4M800-M7 V3.1

Processor Temperature: 122° F
Main Board Temperature: 95° F

If you need more data please let me know.

Thanks,

John
 

A:CPU Temperature

122 degrees F is only 49 degrees Celcius, not that hot, a bit warm but ideal temp would be about 43 or less. And 95 F is only 35 C so that is no way too hot. Perfect for the motherboard in fact.
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

after playing a graphic intense game on my pc is about 112 F..

is this too much?
 

A:CPU temperature.....

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

Hi! This is my first post in many time...

i would just want to know what is the normal temperature for the CPU to have... I was just cheking the BIOS and got to where it tells the CPU temp and it was around 40 degrees and i think it is a high temperature. does someone know the average or knows if the tep of my computer is high?

Thanks

Specs.... (just in case needed)
Pentuim IV 1.60 Ghz
Windows XP professional
128 Mb RAM
 

A:CPU Temperature

Read other 6 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62.4

The memory in my rig has a temperature around 48 degrees celsius on full load.

I've been searching around on the web but I couldnt seem to find any info or recommendations about temperature.

Should I start to worry and point a fan towards my memory sticks?

What's normal temperature of the RAM?

Will the last several years longer if I get the temp how many degrees down?

Thanks on forehand for any reply
 

A:Max temperature of RAM?

I don't think 48C is anything to worry about it that's the maximum. There is a rule of thumb about semiconductors, each 10C rise in temperature reduces the life by 1/2. However, I suspect that if the temperature normally runs in the 30's and only gets to 48C under full load, the RAM will outlive you.
 

Read other 2 answers