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Old 01-06-2006, 05:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default this is weird

when im not using the tube on the side of my case, and my gpu temps are idling at 43 when they used to idle at 35 in the same conditions.

i have a 7800gt pny i would provide with more info but i have class in like -15 minutes ago lol.

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Old 01-06-2006, 09:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Dust build up in all the fans over time will lead to increased temps.

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Old 01-06-2006, 02:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I haven't had my comp all that long and i opened it up cause im puttin new ram in it soon and ****!! I had like softball size dutbunnies bouncin all over the place. I had to blow the crap out of the thing with canned air. You may have a similar situation.
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my x850xt idles at 29c u guys got some hott video card, and under load 2 hour load is 49c, buts it s got a heatsink the same size as my cpu heatsink, with 80mm fan
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