Originally Posted by Kevin P. Egan
It does sound like a thermal issue to me, I was working on a computer earlier today which just randomly shut off whenever the person would rip a cd. There was no blue screen and now warning, just shut off. I checked using our temperature meter program and it was spiking in the 90s (celcius!).
Geez -- they do get hot with those CD-ROM drives going full-bore (feel how hot the disks get when you take them out), but that seems excessive.
Justin - two questions - on my R40, I notice the fan going on and off. Do you notice yours changing? Does it come on at all? Or is it on all the time?