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This is the only game that make my 280s hit 83c. I can't even run it max because it reaches in the 90s and that makes me uncomfortable. Does it happen to anyone else?
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I don't think I have heard my GPU fan in months... until I started playing GW2. I haven't checked the temperatures but the fan is running hard and the air behind the case is quite warm.

So I would say yes, this is normal.
    
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Yea, it gets hardware HOT.
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I haven't been watching the temp on my card, but my fans do spin up noticeably while playing. I have everything maxed and run 1920x1080 on a Sapphire 6970.
 
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post #5 of 24
My 580 could probably cook something while playing this game.
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Funny thing my GTX 570 usually gets a coil whine with any other game BUT GW2. I havent noticed any excess heat either.
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post #7 of 24
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Do you think they will fix this? Or is this just something we will have to live with? Cause I really want to max the game out.. the graphics looks so good
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post #8 of 24
yes, and i also have weird fps problems. like it'll be getting 60 fps until i open the map, then it's down to 30s
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post #9 of 24
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Well, would replacing thermal paste on my cards help much?
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post #10 of 24
Sure does! Is it because its straining the card that much, or is it some weird software issue? I turned down my OC to 1125 to keep it below 70c. I only seem to be losing 2-3 frames so no big deal.
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