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Is it possible that my PCIe extension cable is causing my GPU to overheat?

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It started around that time, so I though that It might be the cause.
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Only if you have moved the card where it has obstructed air flow, other than that it shouldn't be any different if it was in the actual socket.
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Only if you have moved the card where it has obstructed air flow, other than that it shouldn't be any different if it was in the actual socket.
Well overheating, as in 100C from the older 85C~
I'm starting the RMA already, going to ship it out today. I'm just happy that there's March Break, that way I won't miss the package :3
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