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When I'm playing Mass Effect @ 1650 x 1080 res, my GPU cracks 100C.

I don't see any artifacting or graphical glitches..

But damn, it's actually painful to touch the back of my computer case after playing for a while. CPU doesn't break 50C during all of this though.

As I'm writing this post, it's been like 5 minutes since I stopped playing, temp has come down to 80C on the GPU.
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raise the fan speed that should help
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The fan speed is regulated automatically, im pretty sure it's being maxed already, it gets pretty damn loud.

Either way, the temps aren't a problem. As long as it doesn't crash on me.
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I would download Riva Tuner and set the fan to 100%. That should take care of things.
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she can't take anymore of this capn'
    
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The fan speed is regulated automatically, im pretty sure it's being maxed already, it gets pretty damn loud.

Either way, the temps aren't a problem. As long as it doesn't crash on me.
i doubt it that its at max ... i would get rivatuner and set the fan speed
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she can't take anymore of this capn'
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post #8 of 36
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Well, the card's stock. It's not overclocked, and I didn't touch the fan or anything. So if the thing blows up under normal operation, the maker owes me a new one.

I'm just surprised that they design the cards to go up to and withstand these kinds of temps.
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How much temp a northbridge can take is the real question at least for me since i have no idea.
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post #10 of 36
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probably not 100C.

I mean, a CPU would probably be bricked if it hit 100C

Doubt a northbridge could go that high.
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