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I did some research on this and it is obviously a common problem. Now I recently bought the card from a user on this forum and it hits 104C sometimes, Now I thats not right because my other gtx is maxing at 75C. So my question is the card defective or is there another possible reason?
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Well in SLI one of the cards will always run hotter. Just reapply TIM or make a custom Fan profile before assuming it's faulty
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Replace the TIM. See if that helps. Try adjusting the fan speed, too.
    
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already did both those ideas and already thought of sli issue. Ran the card by itself and it overheated. Cooler is mounted securely and i put new thermal strips as well as put om TIM on. Nothing worked. Currently its out of my rig.
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