Run OFW heat spreader test
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Mon Jan 23 00:43:51 EST 2012
On 01/23/2012 12:17 AM, Jerry Vonau wrote:
>> Is this possible?
> I thought with the physical layout of the motherboard, CPU towards the
> outside of the screen lid, that e-book mode would be the hardest on the
> XO in terms of heat dissipation. Given there in no active cooling, is
> the heat spreader test not measuring the difference in temperature
> between the 2 modes of operation?
No. The heat spreader test runs the cpu in a tight loop and watches the
rate of change in cpu temp. If it rises to quickly then the heat
spreader isn't making good contact.
Richard A. Smith <richard at laptop.org>
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