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CPU Hysteresis

  1. Dec 30, 2003 #1
    I am trying to get some information on CPU HYSTERESIS TEMPERATURE....

    does anyone know what that is?
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  3. Dec 31, 2003 #2


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    Hysteresis is the process of an object not returning to the exact shape and size when you deform (bend, heat, cool, etc.) it.

    I don't know anything about CPU hysteresis itself, though. Anything I tell you would just be me guessing.
  4. Jan 5, 2004 #3
    I would say,

    In normal operation there would be no hysterisis. Only if something internal to the CPU changes (like damage from heat) would cause there to be a hysterisis and here the energy loss goes to break your CPU. But i would have thought this would be small compared with the 100 watts or so coming off the device.
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