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    well Bboy_jon i use my car ac.. sure maybe there are little risk but w/e. it works fine for me and it cools my pc pretty well. so listen to who you want. mine advise works for me.

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    I'm not saying it can't work, but you should be aware of how this could go wrong too, & yes it is a bit more risk... I would at least not blast it so much on the pc that it really cools it to the point it's cold.... cooling the ambient air around the pc is a little safer...

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    is 60º C bad for a CARputer?

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    what do u guys do if ur computer doesnt even boot because of the heat? i cant stand quietness while driving (probably should have left the HU in just in case for radio or cd)

    my amd athlon mobile system i installed doesnt even boot if the outside temperature is greater than 80 some degrees (inside is a lot hotter because my car has black interior to go with a black exterior). It just shuts down automatically within seconds of getting power.

    but the mII12000 system i had was a lot better at handling heat. It would operate just fine, i think i had a couple of lock ups in last year but that was only when the temp was greater than 95.

    im thinking im gonna have to have a summer computer and a winter computer

    if it wasnt for cdrskul flash skins for RR, i would probably just stick with the mII2000 system i originally had, but they are so nice i had to upgrade it.
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    hmm, i think its gotten hotter in the passed couple weeks (since i havent had my comp plugged in) and so i hope it still runs fine when i plug it back in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yellow-Snow
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    here in Sydney, Australia, it often gets to 40+ deg C in the summer time. Thats 104 deg F +. I have my pc mounted in a box with NO lid under the front passenger seat. it gets cooled by the air con if it's switched to cool feet too.. but even when its not being cooled by air con i've never had a problem with it. It even survives having the heater directed at it in winter. maybe because its a pentium M and runs coool anyways.
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    the pentium m's have one of the highest acceptable core temperatures of all processors, & redline at 100C.... they can live in heat extremities better than most...

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