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Hey, So I just noticed yesterday that my 480 was sounding pretty loud so I opened up MSI afterburner and found that idle temp is sitting at 78 C.... I shut the PC off for the night and today I checked again and its once again idling at 76 C with ~5-10% load. ( all graphs seem to be pretty consistent, no random jumps anywhere)

Any ideas why? 2 days ago it was fine idling around 50 C.

Fan speed is at 60%
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Make sure it's downclocking, also make sure it's not cakes with dust and has airflow. Other than that the 480's are known to run too hot, but not that hot at idle.
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I'd do a clean reinstall of the drivers to start.
    
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Make sure it's downclocking, also make sure it's not cakes with dust and has airflow. Other than that the 480's are known to run too hot, but not that hot at idle.

I know they run hot but it was sitting 45-55 idle a few days ago, after I opened my case and used a air canister to clean the PC that is when the issue started happening. Which is strange LOL. Ill try a driver reinstall.
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How old is your GTX 480?

Might be time for some new thermal pads and TIM paste.

Thermal pads should be 1mm thick.
    
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Check with afterburner to see what the idle clocks speeds are. also touch the heat sink and see if it is HOT or cool/warn to the touch. if its cool/warm, then you've got a bad contact.
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when did you get the monitor , i noticed with my 120hz 1080p monitor is only goes down to the 1 down clock not the 2 down clock.
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post #8 of 12
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Hey so same issue still exists after a driver update, it just steadily over a 2 min period starts climbing from 40 to 75 idle temp @12% GPU load . When gaming it its 85 which is normal at full load. Air conditioning is also on in the house..... If i select Auto fan speed in MSI it brings it down to 48% ( this is what i normally run it at before this issue and it kept the gpu at 40-50 C )

I got the monitor a year ago so its not that, this issue happened a week ago when I opened my PC to replace a HDD, not even replace I just unplugged and reconnected a HDD sata cable.
Edited by cruisx - 6/4/13 at 8:27pm
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post #9 of 12
I'd ask if you can hear the fan to make sure it's working but it's a 480. If the fan wasn't working, you'd know.

Did you maybe knock some dust into it somehow? Or it might be as someone mentioned: the thermal paste might have dried and maybe cracked so it's not making as good of contact. I've personally never seen it but it *could* happen.
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post #10 of 12
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Ok so some findings, I took out the GPU and blasted the crap out of it with an air canister etc. Same issue. Ran malwarebytes, nothing found.
But i noticed an interesting trend. I rebooted the PC 5 times after aprox 2 min after booting in to windows.


I start MSI and i notice GPU temp dropping (my hands are off the pc this whole time) suddenly there is a quick spike and the temps start to rise. Same trend 5 times in a row.
Any way to figure out what program is causing the spike, as far as I can tell before the spike all start up programs have finished loading.



Edited by cruisx - 6/4/13 at 9:03pm
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