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When I play FEAR completely maxed out, I get GPU temps around 60C and CPU temps around 40.

In the same room, playing Oblivion maxed out, I only have 45C GPU and 35 CPU.

Any explanation for this? It doesn't make any sense at all... isn't Oblivion much more demanding?
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I guess that explains why Oblivion can't run good even on kick-ass machine, because they code it so the CPU do most of the work while having the graphic cards on tax-free...Wooooot
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My CPU temps are higher on FEAR...

I'm getting 40-60 FPS in each game. (On a really bad sequence I might drop to 20).
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Obilivion is a much much more CPU intensive game than FEAR. Lots of AI in Oblivion. Most likely your CPU is bottlenecking your Oblivion performance so your GPU doesn't have to work as hard (even though there's more power left in it). Try increasing your display settings in Oblivion? This should put more load onto the graphics card.
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I don't think I can raise things much more...

I'll try tho. Thanks.
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I don't think I can raise things much more...

I'll try tho. Thanks.
Another thing to consider is the pixel pipelines and vertex shader demand. I am not sure how what each game puts more stress on. It is possible that FEAR is more optimized for card. While Oblivion may put more stress on disproportionally more. If so, one maybe bottlenecking and waiting for work. In this case, a few of your processor units may not be working as hard... and hence lower heat.

You can something like RTHDRIBL and get a better max temp reading.
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