The heat is up and your miner might die a silent death. Don’t waste your money. Don’t burn your miner. Cooling and overheat protection is essential for mining operations. Let’s look into it.
Miners usually get hot while running. Typical operational temperatures are 60–80°C. Therefore a cooling system must be installed. It will maintain the operational temperature range. Fans will accomplish this most of the time. In addition miners should be installed in cool environments. This helps. Of course it’s not always possible. And even the best fan can break. The installation could be faulty, something covers the fan or obstructs the airflow. That’s when overheat protection enters the game.
There are several ways a miner can be permanently damaged due to overheat: –read more on medium–