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Okay so i recently just built my first computer after the holidays and haven't had any problems at all. I am new to this computer stuff and have much to learn. What i am concerned about is while playing far cry 3 (very high) for 7 hours straight the my gpu (evga 560 ti fpb) has only reached a temperature of 62 the entire time. after i closed out of the game it only took the gpu 10-15mins to cool back down to 32C. where i keep my computer is 68F. i just want to make sure that this isnt bad for the gpu itself because id prefer to have it last as long as possible.
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For the GPU and CPU the cooler the better. Well going sub ambient causes condensation but you need a phase change cooling unit for that to be possible.
    
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Originally Posted by 50shadesofray View Post

Okay so i recently just built my first computer after the holidays and haven't had any problems at all. I am new to this computer stuff and have much to learn. What i am concerned about is while playing far cry 3 (very high) for 7 hours straight the my gpu (evga 560 ti fpb) has only reached a temperature of 62 the entire time. after i closed out of the game it only took the gpu 10-15mins to cool back down to 32C. where i keep my computer is 68F. i just want to make sure that this isnt bad for the gpu itself because id prefer to have it last as long as possible.
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no that's normal--at least for my gtx 680.
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Originally Posted by Bit_reaper View Post

For the GPU and CPU the cooler the better. Well going sub ambient causes condensation but you need a phase change cooling unit for that to be possible.

That's not strictly true. Rapid changes in temperature aren't good. Still, in this case it's normal.

Sent from my ever evolving (now nearly as fast as a One X) HTC Super Mega Ultra Sensation ;-3
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Originally Posted by nasmith2000 View Post

no that's normal--at least for my gtx 680.
Your stock reference cooler on a GTX680 gets 62 degress under load? blinksmiley.gif wat. 9000rpm?
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That's normal, on my old 560ti I would get a load of 65c at 1030 core clock.
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I havnt done anything to anything its all stock. thats why i was worried if that wass normal or not
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Originally Posted by frjoethesecond View Post

That's not strictly true. Rapid changes in temperature aren't good. Still, in this case it's normal.

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Well if things are kept cool then there is no rapid change in the temperature. So yes cooler is better. Flash freezing hardware with LN2 is an extreme scenario. Even with slush bucket cooling you don't get "rapid" changes in temperature unless you run insane voltages and do suicide benchmarking.

When talking plus ambient cooling, lower temperatures mean less heat expansion and that in turn mean less mechanical stress on the chip.
    
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by Kosire View Post

Your stock reference cooler on a GTX680 gets 62 degress under load? blinksmiley.gif wat. 9000rpm?

yep thumb.gif usually never above 60 at stock--here's one with a little overclock (stock voltage)



Edited by nasmith2000 - 8/14/13 at 9:56am
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