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post #11 of 20
Welcome aboard - always great to have new people joining us! I crunch on a Pentium CPU too. I have a G860 and I'm running fightmalaria@home on there as the tasks are really short smile.gif
 
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post #12 of 20
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Downloaded a temp monitor for the iMac last night ... very clear that it needs a good heatsink cleaning .. almost all temps @ 80c eek.gif

Bit hotter then I'd like considering the ambient is like 24c ish ..
post #13 of 20
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Downloaded a temp monitor for the iMac last night ... very clear that it needs a good heatsink cleaning .. almost all temps @ 80c eek.gif

Bit hotter then I'd like considering the ambient is like 24c ish ..

Download a fan speed controller and up the fan speed. I did that with my old 2008 imac and i never hit anything over 50C now.
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Good call , I'll try that too then, is there one you recommend ? I may still clean it .. It's 4 years old now and our house always seems dusty.
post #15 of 20
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Good call , I'll try that too then, is there one you recommend ? I may still clean it .. It's 4 years old now and our house always seems dusty.

Yeah cleaning wouldn't be too bad an idea haha. When I first upped the fan speed, a huge wall of dust came flying out. I actually dont remember the name, but I think the emblem for it looked like some kind of nuclear hazard symbol or something haha. I can go check real quick.
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post #16 of 20
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There's a way to do a self clean on the PS3's fan/heatsync .. you hold the power button and turn on the power from the back of the device .. I had NOOOO Idea it was going to be like it was .. .. took me a good two hours to clean it up.. It's 7 years old ish now though..

Turned out the dust wasn't the problem with it .. got it cracked open to find that the thermal paste was more like thermal crumbs of sahara desert
post #17 of 20
Thread Starter 
Installing an app to change the fan curve did it ! @ 100% cpu load I'm between 40c and 50c depending on the gpu load as well .. .. Good stuff .. Still thinking of opening it up to swap the core 2 duo for a quad... we'll see

Thinks have ramped up with Boinc a bit .. even though almost all the processing is done at night I'm getting 1 kpts a day .. no idea how good that really is though haha

I've found the core 2 quad on ebay for about $60 (Q6600 I think) a member has one here on the forums for a little less but it's the higher buss speed and I'm not sure if that'll work with apples crazy nonsense..

Anyone have a 1066bus core 2 quad they'd like to part with for cheap for a good cause?

Have a good evening guys
post #18 of 20
You could check out the OCN market place...

Anyway, glad you have it all going well now!

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Welcome to the team! smile.gif
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Welcome !  specool.gif
 

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