G5 CPU Temp

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by ethen, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. macrumors regular

    Dec 5, 2005
    Hi guys, i have couple G5 Powermac at the office, the CPU temperature are showing as 60-62 each (most of them are dual)

    is this normal operating temp? and the fans rpm are around 300, is there a way to kick it up a notch lets' say to 600 rpm?

  2. macrumors 6502a


    Apr 1, 2005
    Lincoln, NE
    My computer (dual 2.0) idles at about 60. When its really running it gets up to about 71 before the fans kick in. I read somewhere that the "optimum" temp for th G5 is 56 degrees. So I would say there's nothing to be worried about.
  3. macrumors member

    Dec 9, 2005
    My quad's processors are at ~50C at rest and go as high as 69C for CPU B core 2 when making all four cores work hard (which isn't easy to do - need really hefty photoshop filters for that). The quad has amazing cooling though with water cooling.
  4. Guest


    May 26, 2004
    Randy's House
    Mine is usually around 55.
  5. thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 5, 2005
    is there any otehr cooling options?

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