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X1600Pro too hot?

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I have been pretty happy with the performance I have been getting from the card over the last few months but now I am starting to have the itch to get some more perfomance.
At stock settings, the current temps are 64C Idle and 80C load, are these too hot?

If not, what is the max temp that I want to allow my card to go?
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those cards do run hot indeed. I would not want to go much higher, although they can handle more.

Check the airflow in your case, and make sure there is a good flow.
    
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Does it have a fan on it? If not I think you should but one on it, and even if it DOES I used an 80mm fan on my 5700LE to cool it and it already had a fan.
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