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Pity reader Rafael Santos, who came home from work, started up his Compaq nc8430 only to find it refusing to start up because the on-board thermal sensor was registering an internal temperature of 5155°C. To put that into context, the surface of the Sun is, at 5526°C just 371°C hotter than Rafael's laptop. It's not far off the …

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Beats me

So finally I have seen something that runs hotter than my Macbook Pro!

Steve

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It really is Fedora *Core*

Perhaps this is an underhand tactic by the Fedora Core developers to get their computers truly at *core* temperatures!

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That's nothing!

Having installed Feisty on my HP ze2028 I now have 68 hours of use out of my battery, according to the monitor. Just goes to prove how inefficient Windows is, only 3 hours!

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I want this Hardware!

Hardware that still starts up at 5155C? I want this one! Is better than a Terminator and normal Chips would have been fried already. Is this another Alien Technology conspiracy?

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Damn.....

It would cost to much to go there and have a BBQ

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Too high ambient temperature?

I thought global warming would be least felt in the tropics, but I guess I read that in a Bush administration-twisted document.

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Red Hat

More like Red Hot... ;)

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