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Starcraft 2 - Overheating Problem on Menu/Chat BUG

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This is an obnoxious known bug of the latest version, which cause VGA(s) to overheat while on the Menu/Chat (Work load up to 85% on 2x 580 SLI and temps around 80°) then as soon as you get in a game, things go back to normal (Work load up to 40% and temps in the low 50s).

Now, I have read that this is fixed by modifying "Variables.txt" and adding "Frameratecap=60" and another line which I don't recall, I tried it and it did NOT fix.

I was wondering if anyone knows a solution to this?
Edited by Mafia2020 - 5/22/11 at 5:33am
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enable vsync?

my vsync locks it at 90fps, maybe try limiting it to 90 instead of 60
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I forgot to mention that.
Vsync is enabled already at 60. But it doesn't prevent the bug to happen. Apparently it is something related to the world and stars in the background, which happen to be MORE stressful than Furmark like stress tests.
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