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Old 11-16-2012, 19:12   #4
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Originally Posted by Detectorist View Post
CPUs go into meltdown mode without a dedicated fan. Depending on which one you have it will slow down to a crawl or just shut off.
It shuts down at 90 degrees celcius. I have real temp running on it and the room is airconditioned. I'm not using a lot of resources and the heat sink is still getting air flow from the 3 200mm fans and 3 120mm fans. Real temp is showing it at 40-55 degrees celcius.
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