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I have a friends Toshiba P100 laptop folding 24/7 on an intel duo 2.0 GHz. I keep it cool by leaning it over the A/C vents on the floor. When I pick it up, its pretty cold, so I want to know if its bad to have you CPU really cool?

Also if someone could point out a program to measure the temps, that would be nice. And Everest Home doesn't support its motherboard so I can't use that. Thanks!
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Intel's Thermal Analysis Tool, or TAT
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The cooler your CPU is, the better. People get phase cooling to get CPU's down to -55C so yea..
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post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by Boris4ka View Post
The cooler your CPU is, the better. People get phase cooling to get CPU's down to -55C so yea..
Yeah, I dont think your home A/C can get the cpu any colder than Tec or Phase. BTW, the case might be extremely cold but I dont think the CPU is getting much colder. Never actually opened a laptop so I cant say how the hsf is mounted or anything.

This is just my opinion.
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I live in Minnesota and I set my computer out in the snow 6 months out of the year for monster overclocks...... lol j/k

But seriously, it is almost impossible for a CPU to be too cool. And it definitely isn't too cool in your situation Jack, so don't worry.
    
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post #6 of 13
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Ok thanks, I'll just let it get as cold as it can now. And who says my A/C can't get to -55C? I just keep it on 75F.
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post #7 of 13
ONE THING Though - while it isn't really common, there is a *possibility* of condensation forming on or inside your computer if you're speaking of A/C.... so be careful. Sorry I didn't mention that......
    
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post #8 of 13
Since N2O isn't too cold for CPU application, don't think you have any worries with central A/C.
  
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I was thinking of condensation as well, but I've never felt the slightest wetness on the case when I pick it up. Not my computer anyway...and the guy who owns it won't be back until March so if it gets F'd up, I have plenty of time to replace it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dryadsoul View Post
Since N2O isn't too cold for CPU application, don't think you have any worries with central A/C.
Yeah, I was thinking the same thing, but I didn't want to tell him go to ahead it's okay without warning him about a possibility.... I'd hate to see someones computer crap out going on what I said.
    
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