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My 4870 is stuck in the 90s C on FULL fan speed w/ default 750/900 clock. It was overclocked for 4 weeks @ 820/1000 w/o any anomalies. Current CCC driver is on 11.11. Any idea what's going on with the card? I'm afraid to even be on Google Chrome.
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I'd try putting on some new thermal paste.

But does it physically feel hot? Might just be a stuck sensor.
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I'd try putting on some new thermal paste.
But does it physically feel hot? Might just be a stuck sensor.

Yep check on this, most likely sounds like a glitched sensor.
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See if the temperature goes up any when you use 3D applications.
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If I recall correctly, the 4870 can take about 100C something max temp. If you hit that they should shut down.
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Thanks for replying guys. Apparently the fan took a sick day and stopped spinning. But I quickly gave it a gentle love tap. It started spinning back up and the temperature are back to it's normal 43C on OC speeds.
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