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Old 03-24-2005, 11:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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yea well the 6600GT can go up to like 120c right?

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Old 03-24-2005, 11:39 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Notice the guy using an intel processor is the one worried about cooling =p

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Old 03-24-2005, 11:42 PM   #13 (permalink)
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yea well the 6600GT can go up to like 120c right?
Well in the temperature readout area it says 'Thermal Threshold 145C' lol....yeah 145C, too bad I can't change it, I'd want to put it to warn me at like 90C not no freakin 145C lol.

I get worried when my x800 xt pe hits like 52C on stock cooling.
I'd figure it'd get way hotter than that. Beedubs X800Pro hits 80C regularly I believe.

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Old 03-25-2005, 01:12 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Is about 50c a good temp for idle usageon an X800XT? what about if it is 50c under load, that would be pretty low huh?

I will be helping a technology impaired gamer buddy install a fan he bought, but has no clue how to deal with it.

He is running about 50c, however, I am not sure whether that is under load or not.

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