AMD Athlon 1Ghz Freeze at 108 Fahrenheit (44 celsus)
Posted on 2002-05-17
When i play game on my computer (AMD Athlon 1 Ghz), it often 'Freeze'... I have to rebbot the thing. I change the CPU Fan and it got a little better but it still freeze from time to time... So i've open the box and put a 1 foot fan beside it.... And i have no more problem... But it's not really....practicle. I've use a cpu monitor to see at what temp. does my machine freeze and it does at about 108-109 Fahrenheit (44-45 celsius). I've search the net for the 'normal' temp of such a CPU and i learned that it is supposed to go way hotter before any problems !
Anyone have an idea of something to do (instead of buying another CPU...) because my wife wants her fan back.. :)