[rescue] Perverse Question
alaric at caerllewys.net
Sun Jun 15 17:44:44 CDT 2003
On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 06:26:50PM -0400, Carl R. Friend wrote:
> Dave McGuire writes:
> > Thermal migration of materials (diffusion) within the chip is also an
> > issue, but PC hardware isn't [generally] designed for longevity so
> > that's not really a big deal.
> Give it five years running at a core temperature that must approach
> the boilling point of water (if not exceed it)....
Actually, die temperatures are dropping. I happened to be looking at
Athlon technical documentation just the other day, and the maximum die
temperature on the XP1700+ is 90 Celsius, while on XP2000+ and faster
it's 60 Celsius.
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