View Full Version : Maximum freezing temperature of a CPU
02-18-05, 02:27 AM
I would like to know what the Maximum freezing temperature of a CPU where it still will run.
02-18-05, 03:09 AM
I know they will run at -40 to -50.
My guess it most any.
After all some use some far out cooling
to reach some clock speeds. :)
The colder the better. :D
absolute zero ... would be my guess .... ive seen liquid nitrogen used and what is that negative 120 or something like that
02-19-05, 03:27 AM
I think the bandgap in doped silicon would become too wide to conduct electricity, using a reasonable current, if you lower the temperature much below 150 kelvin.
Am I totally off?
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