Try it!!!! (Was - Re: One More PCB Dishwasher Question)

From: Ben Franchuk <>
Date: Sat Dec 29 14:50:19 2001

"Fred Cisin (XenoSoft)" wrote:

> Q: will a Pentium chip put out enough heat to boil water? It takes it a
> long time to toast bread.

A: No use several Z80's. They have the same thermal characteristics as
standard stove elements, in watts per mm^2. The Pentium chips run
hotter internally but ever since the Three Mile Island* meltdown there
as been laws against more than 1 cpu per motherboard.
* The meltdown was from the control computers -- not the reactor! :)
Ben Franchuk - Dawn * 12/24 bit cpu *
Received on Sat Dec 29 2001 - 14:50:19 GMT

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