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Really high GPU idle!!

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Hi everybody, I would really appreciate some help smile.gif I have crossfire 7970s and have been enjoying them for a few months now, my main card always idled at around 50c because I was running two monitors on it. Recently I got battlefield 3 it would cause my GPUs to get very hot so I downloaded speed fan and increased the fan speed to around 50% when they were at 20% before. After doing so Ive seen my main GPU slowly get hotter and hotter after closing battlefield 3 until it was idling at 70c!! So I downloaded sapphire trixx and went into the fan speed options to turn the GPU fans to automatic now the fan speed is around 30% and I'm idling at around 63c which is still hotter than before. Its also hot to the touch when it wasn't before. Did I screw something up? Or is there something wrong with my main GPU?
I would appreciate any and all help, thanks everyone! smile.gif
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I would try swapping which one is the top and which is the bottom. After that I'd try reapplying the thermal paste with some AS5.
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I would try swapping which one is the top and which is the bottom. After that I'd try reapplying the thermal paste with some AS5.
Thanks man I'll try that over the weekend and see what the result is smile.gif
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Bump anymore help guys?
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