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gtx 260 always on 95% + usage?

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hi, all of a sudden my gpu started overheating and freezing the whole computer, so I started monitoring it. and it's always on max load, or almost max. it's temperature wont get below 83ÂșC. any clues on how to fix this?

thanks
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try changing the tims on it. , check the fan .
the card is also old so it could be showing it's age.
you could rma and maybe get a brand new card from the 400 to 600 series.
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Could it possibly be that your system got infected and your card is now being used as a bot to do bitcoin mining ?

Before taking parts out, or considering an RMA, i'd say run an AV on your system thumb.gif
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