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Old 2020-07-22, 09:53   #10
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"Yves"
Jul 2017
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I have systems on which I run GIMPS software 24/7, including laptops. It's easier to just let them run continuously, but costs more for electricity. I think it has little or no effect on hardware life. One is a 10 year old i3-370M.
Do you have an idea of the running temperature of your laptops (CPU and GPU) ?

For my part, I'm trying to limit the CPU (intel) and GPU (nVidia) temperature under 73° C (actual data :+/- 1 % of time > 72 ° C). I'm looking for a safe long term temperature but I wonder if 73 ° C is too agressive (impact on the hardware lifetime) or too conservative ?
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Yves
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