Re: 8501 power consumption

From: Gene Buckle <>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 07:28:09 -0800 (PST)
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On Sun, 12 Feb 2012, Rob Clarke wrote:

> I will try and do the same on a datecode 1490 CSG 8501, which I think run 
> much cooler. I find it really surprising that you don't think they run hot. 
> The case of the all the 264's except the C16 are very cramped and don't allow 
> for much convection. If I lift the case on a +4 or 116 that has been running 
> for an hour, I cannot keep my finger on the CPU for more than a few seconds 
> before it trips my pain threshold. I've never tried that on a 6569 but aren't 
> they usually heatsinked by the cage?
Has anyone tried putting a 1" fan inside the case to see if that is enough 
to keep the parts from cooking themselves?


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