SN85G4V2: what temps are normal?

Discussion in 'Shuttle' started by Jonathan, Nov 15, 2004.

  1. Jonathan

    Jonathan Guest

    My wonderful SN85G4V2 (A64 3200+, ATI AIW 9600XT) has lately begun
    powering itself off spontaneously. Granted I've not been monitoring
    envrionmentals in the 4 months I've had it. So now I've begun trying to
    watch the temps with the nVidia system utility.

    I run a distributed computing agent that keeps my CPU pegged at 100%
    24/7. With my CPU fan set to "Full" in the BIOS, my temps seem to
    stabilize at about 50deg C. for the CPU and 48deg C. for the case. Is
    this considered in the normal range? I would think the case temp is on
    the high side since the graph in the nVidia tool approaches the red line!

    Thanks for any comments.

    Jonathan, Nov 15, 2004
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    Jonathan Guest

    Oh I forgot to mention...
    In the nVidia utility, the "NF" voltage is in the yellow at 1.6v. What is
    the "NF" voltage?

    Jonathan, Nov 15, 2004
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  3. NF voltage is the voltage to the nForce chip 3 (as far as I know) and
    is supposed to be at 1.6v though I don't know why, it is the same on
    mine too.

    As for the temperatures, they seem to be fine, a couple of degrees
    above mine but the danger point for Athlon 64s is 70 degrees and the
    system would shut itself off long before it got that high.
    I like Toys and Cake, Nov 16, 2004
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