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I have HD 6790 gfx card.. and amd ph II x6 1100t processor.. 4gb of ram .. 1600mhz.. 990 fx mobo.. and SMPS of 600 wt..
my gfx is getting heated too much.. is it for low power supply? are they related?
post #2 of 15
No, PSU has nothing to do with temps.

What specific card do you have and what is the temps?
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Case?
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Originally Posted by metroidfreak View Post
No, PSU has nothing to do with temps.

What specific card do you have and what is the temps?
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Originally Posted by Thryack View Post
Case?
These.
Airflow is probably going to be a major player if you are having high temps
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post #5 of 15
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gpu temp is around 59c ... case is " I Ball Bullets"
card : xfx hd 6790.
i know 59c is normal.. when i physically touch the gfx.. it hurts.. that wot making my annoying and worried.. its not power supply prob then?
can i install a fan for gfx wid this psu of 600wt?
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gpu temp is around 59c ... case is " I Ball Bullets"
card : xfx hd 6790.
i know 59c is normal.. when i physically touch the gfx.. it hurts.. that wot making my annoying and worried.. its not power supply prob then?
can i install a fan for gfx wid this psu of 600wt?
59C is still quite hot to touch. It won't do anything to the GPU and it's actually quite cool for one. Installing a fan probably won't do anything to help cool the gpu because of the casing around it.

And when you're asking something about the PSU you have to tell the exact model of the PSU, same with every other part.
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post #7 of 15
59C is completely normal for a GFX card.

And yeah, it will be hot if you touch it. But that has nothing to do with your power supply.
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post #8 of 15
Well i suppose if one has a top exhaust fan and the card is right above it, that COULD influence temps, but nothing drastic. That's being really optimistic though.
post #9 of 15
Nope.


Although I have seen one situation... But it was so off the wall weird that I can guarantee it doesn't apply to you.
post #10 of 15
59C should feel painfully hot to the touch. I work in a lab and we keep a 55C water bath for various experiments. I find it to be close to the limit of what I find tolerable as far as heat. It hurts, but not too terribly, when I put my hand in it. I certainly wouldn't want to keep my hand in there for any amount of time.
    
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