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Old 02-13-2008, 12:29 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I don't know about the temps for the 3800's, but 70 is not overly hot for my X1950XT. The 3800's run a lot cooler than the 19xx's, so the top temp may be lower.

If you're worried about the temps, drop the OC a little. you defintiely don't need to OC it to play WOW, even if it is maxed out. The 3870 is powerful as is.
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:46 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Thanks i ended up buying Crysis today and i played for about 3 or 4 hours and GPU didnt get above 76c with it overclocked and game set to High setting (aa 8x), So i think i should be fine on temps (I Hope). I have another question, Crysis options will not give me the option for Very High, is this because im using XP and not able to use DirectX 10? or is it some other reason? I plan on Upgrading to Vista sometime soonish if it is. Thanks in Advance.
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Try looking into these:

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