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Its 73 when im doing nothing just running firefox no games or nothing.
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Yea that is high for an idle video card. Dumb question but, did you try turning up your fan speed? I would also check for dust buildup and add some better thermal paste.
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seems pretty high... whats your GPU fan speed?
    
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seems pretty high... whats your GPU fan speed?
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its 40 right now
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Yea that is high for an idle video card. Dumb question but, did you try turning up your fan speed? I would also check for dust buildup and add some better thermal paste.
No i did not over clock ether i just have stock default all.
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Do what the other said and control that fan manually
 
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Do what the other said and control that fan manually
Umm it could be my pc case i have had my pc for 2 years never cleaned it seems like alot of dust build up in fans.
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Its 73 when im doing nothing just running firefox no games or nothing.
my GTX275 idles at 35 :/
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Umm it could be my pc case i have had my pc for 2 years never cleaned it seems like alot of dust build up in fans.
theres yur problem
     
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Umm it could be my pc case i have had my pc for 2 years never cleaned it seems like alot of dust build up in fans.

You should not be near a computer then
 
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