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

On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 06:52:58AM -0800, Ryan wrote:
> I just took the fan off my 486DX2 66 tu use on my gfx card (the card's fan 
> developed an extreamly annoying buzz)
> Think the 486 will fry if I just slap some thermal grease and a heatsink on 
> it?

The specs are available afaik, just get a temp probe and measure
it yourself.  Airflow over the fins from the case could easily
make a factor of 10 difference.

Bill Broadley
Mathematics/Institute of Theoretical Dynamics
UC Davis
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