[mythtv-users] NewEgg Cheap Nvidia GT220 Cards

David L idht4n at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 17:46:58 UTC 2009


On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 9:08 AM, John Drescher wrote:
<snip>
> And also you may not know the fan died quickly enough. At my
> department at work this is the #1 cause of GPU and motherboard deaths
> over the last 5 years.
>

I naively assumed that most modern processors would
detect high temperatures and shut themselves down before
self destructing.  This is obviously not the case, but I'm
wondering why not?  Are there some processors that
have this feature and some that don't?


              David


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