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post #11 of 18
How about you just switch the GPUs back to their normal configuration for now... Do they work then?
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Yes they work on their normal config, after I ran windows repair again. 1 runs at 100C the other 65C
post #13 of 18
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Yes they work on their normal config, after I ran windows repair again. 1 runs at 100C the other 65C

Say what?! Is that how hot they run under load or idle, either way 100 under load is super hot. 100 is too hot at any point, 65 is ok if it's under load.

What type of airflow does your case have, do you have adequate cooling? If that's how they always run it's just a matter of time before they shut down due to such high heat.
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That's why I need to switch them, because the 100C one cools down a bit. But they have run like that for years. Yes that's under load.
post #15 of 18
So why is the 100c one running so damn hot? I may recommend looking up some google info on the specific card, maybe it's a common problem. You may need to reapply some thermal compound to it so that it doesn't get so hot. You won't have your unbootable problem if you don't need to switch the cards out in the first place.
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post #16 of 18
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Every so often they get new paste. That's not the issue, it just runs that way and has. It doesn't run that hot if I switch them.
post #17 of 18
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So nobody helpin, just saying stuff I already knew.
Ended up reformatting everything to fix it.
post #18 of 18
Glad you got it fixed, sorry we couldn't be of any more help.
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