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post #1 of 10
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ok gentlemen, i'm thinking of using my laptop to fold also. question is, which do i choose to run? i want to get the best production out of the laptop, so help me out, which one do i choose?

laptop info: dell inspiron 6000
(1) celeron M cpu, running @ 1.3
(2) 2 gigs of ram
(3) windows XP 32bit

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Windows 2000/XP/Vista Graphical client 5.03
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Originally Posted by mahtareika View Post
Windows 2000/XP/Vista Graphical client 5.03

ok, just installed, lets see how she does! thank you, rep+
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post #4 of 10
Just keep an eye on your temps. Most laptops are not designed to be run @ 100% all the time.
I tried running it on my Laptop, but when temps hit and stayed @ 78°C, I took it off.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blupupher View Post
Just keep an eye on your temps. Most laptops are not designed to be run @ 100% all the time.
I tried running it on my Laptop, but with temps in the mid 70°C range, I took it off.
Laptop CPUs are more heat tolerant though... I believe mobile C2D are rated for 100°C
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post #6 of 10
Yea, they run hotter by design, but I was just not that comfortable running that hot all the time.
The Athlon XP-M in my laptop has a max temp of 100°C also.
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post #7 of 10
Yeah I used graphical on mine. Watch it though, because I had a celeron in my sister's laptop and it loaded at 88c when folding.
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post #8 of 10
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ok guys, little more advice please. what is too hot on my laptop?
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post #9 of 10
The thermal specification on that cpu is 100c. I would say keep it under 85c if you run it 24/7.
post #10 of 10
keep a book under the back side to keep it cooler
    
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