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Naked Pico Challenge concludes with hairdryer

Two weeks and still going, well it was...

@camwilmot
Cameron Wilmot
Published Tue, Jun 10 2008 3:49 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT
Stew over at Techno Voyance, a VIA Tech owned and operated blog, reports that their Naked Pico Challenge has concluded and a winner announced.

Readers had to get how long they thought a VIA PX5000EG Pico-ITX board would run without any cooling aid - not even a passive heatsink. It ended up running smoothly for two weeks without any issues - at least until Stew went on the warpath to end it all.

Stew pulled out a hairdryer in an attempt to kill it or at least force a crash. Suffice to say, the hairdryer did the trick but only after two minutes or so on high heat.

Check out all the silliness in this video that was uploaded to YouTube:



Read more over here.

Cameron founded TweakTown in 1999 after it originally started off as his personal homepage. Cameron was once, many years ago, the only person at TweakTown producing content, but nowadays, he spends his time ensuring TweakTown operates at its best in his senior management role.

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