[aclug-L] Re: FYI: Case Mods
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What sort of testing are you doing on your drives at LSI :) ?
On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 14:15, Wilner, Alden wrote:
> Wait, Bruce!
> See, you've made the fallacy of assuming the PC would continue to operate at
> temperatures near absolute zero. But it wouldn't. The disk drive's spindle
> would freeze up somewhere, the plastic in the keyboard would become so
> brittle it would break upon use (not to mention your fingers would freese to
> it, unless you wore big heavy mittens that would make it impossible to
> strike a single key).
> We need to establish a brand-new "PC operating environment" temperature
> scale, where the
> temperature at which, e.g. the disk spindle freezes up is zero, and the
> temperature where, say,
> the silicon matrix in the CPU begins to break down is 100. Then we could
> speak of "lowering
> the temperature by X percent of the operating range."
> I'm really surprised at your flawed analysis, Bruce. You're usually so good
> at details. :-)
> - Alden.
> "Silicon Matrix breaks down." Gee, that sounded almost reasonable.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bruce [mailto:bbales@xxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 2:00 PM
> > To: discussion@xxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [aclug-L] Re: FYI: Case Mods
> > On Friday 06 September 2002 07:06 am, you wrote:
> > > Before .... it was running at 50'C
> > > After ... is still running at a low temperature of only 39'C.
> > > But this dropped the CPU temperature by 25% ....
> > You dropped the temperature by 28% in Celsius, but that is only
> > a 19% drop in Fahrenheit and only 3.5% absolute, which is the
> > only temperature scale that makes any sense in comparing
> > temperatures. Both fahrenheit and Cencius are based on an
> > arbitrary placement of zero. ; ^ )
> > Just for fun,
> > bruce
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