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Old 06-11-2006, 08:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Albatron 6800Gt running on stock speeds, never been oc'ed, and its running idle at 70 degrees, and when playing games its reaches over 110 degrees is tat normal? I hate thermal take case with 5 fans and decent airflow no cables floating around any devices.

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Old 06-11-2006, 10:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thats pretty hot but it shouldn't damage the card unless it goes over 120C.

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Old 06-12-2006, 12:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That is hot. I would recommend this under it!
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Old 06-12-2006, 02:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Are we talking F's or Celsius's degrees?? Celsius, then its HOT, hot enough to fry an egg on it lol.
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Old 06-12-2006, 06:59 AM   #5 (permalink)
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sorry Djbuddy

UMMM My fan is 130ºC!!!

I have an xfx geforce 6800xtreme 256mb!!!

I bought something that looks like that link above and it went down 5ºC.

THats not even playing games or anything that is the idle temp!!!
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Old 06-12-2006, 07:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The 6xxx series cards run hot in general, but I'm pretty sure it should not be idling at 70C, and reaching 110C. Yes, I know it has a threshold temp of 120, so it is still under manufacturer specified maximum, but do you really want your card to run on the edge, 24/7?

I'm thinking maybe the temp reading is wrong.

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