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Re: [vox-tech] Safe to run 486dx2 w/o fan?



On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, George Thomas Finch wrote:

> I'm running a Pentuim 90 with just a heat sink, and a tiny case fan.  It is
> virtually silent, and has not had any trouble.
> 
>     Not sure if the 486 will run hotter or not.

The 486DX2-66 was notorious for overheating when it was introduced.

YMMV due to cpu load as well.

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