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Old 11-30-2005, 12:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Is my 6800 to hot?

i have a PCIe 6800. i overclocked it and its idle tempurature now is about 118°F/48°C and after playing a game for a while it gets up to 125°F/52°C is that normal. my nvidia tempurature monitor says that the slowdown threshhold is 257°F/125°C but that seems VERY high.


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Old 11-30-2005, 01:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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52ºC is actually a very good temperature for a 6800, personally I think your fine.


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Old 11-30-2005, 01:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes thats fine, mine runs at 52C idle and 65C-70C while playing games.
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Old 11-30-2005, 03:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Graphics cards are designed to run hot (well not intended to be, but are designed to withstand the heat) But yeah, my 6800 was 68*C on idle.

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Old 12-01-2005, 12:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:38 AM   #6 (permalink)
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yeah, graphics card can take way more heat them CPU and run hotter obviously. the graphics card fries at a point of 120C, but i personally like nothing above 90C

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