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Old 10-10-2004, 03:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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sometimes when i get done playing americas army i look at the vid cards temp and its up around 58-59 degrees. is this normal or is it running hot? and also sometimes when i play the game will stop, the screen will blank for a sec, then it will come back a lot darker and then its like the vid card stopped sending info to the screen
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Old 10-10-2004, 05:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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that game has a lot of graphics, you'd expect the card to get hot playing it
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Old 10-10-2004, 07:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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if your card gets too hot , your computer should lock up or shut down or something
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Old 10-10-2004, 10:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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58 c is fine, they can go way higher than that. wayne is also right...
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those temps are fine.. a gpu get way hotter than a cpu. dont worry
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Old 10-10-2004, 06:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If a GPU gets hotter than a CPU, why don't they have bigger and better heat sinks?
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my friends x800 gets temps upto 70s.
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My X800 has hit 80 degrees before. ATI says its fine up to 100.
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If you are concerned with your temps of your vid card, put an intake fan on your case above your pci slots, thus cool air directly on your card.
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