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Wireless Tethering causing my Droid to overheat.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nbcrompton, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. Nbcrompton

    Nbcrompton Active Member
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    Anyone have any ideas on how to Wireless Tether without Droid going 105f =, am I doing something wrong. And how hot is too hot??
     

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  2. Xritam

    Xritam Well-Known Member
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    your just fine i have heard people getting 130 before they burn out, i get up to about 115f after web surfing
     
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  3. Nissan1973

    Nissan1973 Well-Known Member
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    You have nothing to worry about, 105F is hardly over body temperature if you think about it. I did 25+ continuous Linpack tests at 1200mhz and got it up to 132F with no problems or restarts.
     
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  4. Nbcrompton

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    thanks guys.
     
  5. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member
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    While it's no secret that I'm a huge advocate for over-clocking my Droid, I would not be comfortable with some of the temps you guys are talking about. Just because your Droid isn't rebooting doesn't mean you're not shortening the life of that cpu.

    Did you try turning the clock down to 550 while tethering? That would be my first move.
     
  6. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA
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    60C is the supposed breaking point. Although I have seen a screenshot of one at 64C and it didn't burn out, yet anyway.
     

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