Posted 10 July 2007 - 05:44 AM
First of all, it is the load temperature which matters, rather than the idle temperature. How hot does the processor get when it is under 100% load? I've had several Athlon XP processor get hotter as they get older.
If the temperature starts hitting 60° you can start worrying. Another thing to mention is that the temperature sensor isn't calibrated so it can be of a certain amount, so the only true test of the computer temperature is stability. If the computer is stable the temps are fine.
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