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Old 10-25-2008, 11:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone. I have an ati radeon 4850 gigabyte overclocked 700mgz and zalman fan edition thing, and I was wondering if these temperatures are alright:
When I'm idle it's around 50c and when I'm gaming I think it goes up to 60c...is that normal or are these temps too big?
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Those temps seem ok for a 4850.
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They are fine... try using the fan hack to increase it more
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if you mod the BIOS to increase the fan a bit more you should be able to get your temps down to around 40C with that cooler
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As he isn't using the normal cooler, I don't think the fan tweak applies.
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actually, i think you're right craze... and so, im not really sure what is making it so much hotter than normal... that card should idle around 40C because of the constant fan... i spose you could try pulling the heatsink off and giving it a bit of a lap
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