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Does anyone know the temperature ranges one can expect on a core2 duo

Does anyone know the temperature ranges one can expect on a core2 duo

"Some background.
I'm having problems with my computer suddenly shutting down and then refusing to start unless I wait awhile. So I'm assuming it's a temperature problem."

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"The max case temperature is 72.4C. The processor itself will likely be hotter than that. (source: http://processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sSpec=SLB9L#).

If your software is reporting a core temp of 50C you should be fine.

If you have added additional hard drives, a beefier video card or more power thirsty RAM, it may be that your power supply is too small (too low wattage). Other potential causes are bad sticks of RAM."
Guest [Entry]

"I don't know the actual range for this CPU, but in general, I doubt temperature is your problem.

50°C is far from being a high temperature for a CPU, it's rather a normal one (for a small activity). As comparison, my T7400, in my laptop, can spike to 80-85°C without the computer to reboot (ok, it might reboot at 85...). It's a laptop, and a different CPU, but that gives an idea of the range.

So or the issue is not the temperature, or your CPU temperature probe has a problem, in my opinion (rather the first choice)."