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Re: OT [SLE] AMD running too hot
  • From: Linux Fan <linux_sl_ml_01@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 18:48:29 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20010821014829.90700.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Laurence,

Well, I guess you're not in the electrical engineering
field! Here is a free tutorial.

Current = Voltage / Resistance

Thus Higher voltage equals higher current!

and

Power equals voltage * current!


Sinan Sinanian


--- Laurence Orchard <laurence@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 09:25 16/08/01 -0700 you scribbled:
> >Hello Guy,
> >
> ><snip>
>
>
>
> >Remember that increasing the core voltage to you
> CPU
> >would increase the produced heat. Though, I don't
> >think its the temperature that is causing your
> >problem. Try e-mailing AMD and asking them if
> >increasing the voltage to you cpu wouldn't in any
> way
> >void your warranty since you would be running you
> CPU
> >out of spec and that is not recommended.
>
> Increasing the core voltage does not increase the
> amount of heat produced
> it should reduce it,
> more volts = less amps = less current = less heat
>
> If I over clock my AMD 800 i find that increasing
> the core voltage
> increases the stability of the cpu
>
>
> >I read in a thread that some guy was running an AMD
> >1.2GHz on a 250watt power supply, and his computer
> >would crash under heavy use. That was until he got
> a
> >350watt PSU and his problems were solved.
>
> I think the guy was lucky to even get it to boot
> with a 250W supply!! a
> 300W should be sufficient
>
>
> >Good Luck
> >
> >Sinan Sinanian
> >
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> Laurence
>
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