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Hi,

I have just recently (last week) managed to get my setup to work in some order. I have noticed that the GPU core temp is about 72 Deg and the heat it pumps out into the case is around 60 to 65 deg/C.

Firstly, does this sound normal?

Secondly, is there anyway I can remove the heat without resorting to water cooling?

Your help is greatly appriciated.
    
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Hi,

I have just recently (last week) managed to get my setup to work in some order. I have noticed that the GPU core temp is about 72 Deg and the heat it pumps out into the case is around 60 to 65 deg/C.

Firstly, does this sound normal?

Secondly, is there anyway I can remove the heat without resorting to water cooling?

Your help is greatly appriciated.
Is this idle or load temperature for your video card?
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Is this idle or load temperature for your video card?
Idle temp
    
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Idle temp
That does seem high for idle. Normally I would suggest using RivaTuner to control the fan on you card but I don't think it (fan control) works for the 9800 series cards yet. Let me check....
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post #5 of 11
Temps sound fine.

Get better/more powerful fans, get a better case, remove side panel.
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Temps sound fine.

Get better/more powerful fans, get a better case, remove side panel.
Really? For idle?
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They seem a rather high to me, my GX2's idle @ aound 47c ~ 50c usually but due to the summer heat now around 55c max. I have my fan speed @ 100% constant which helps dramatically. Use the EVGA precision tool or Rivatuner to set the fan speed. Case airflow helps too, make sure your not restricting it.
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Really? For idle?
While high... they are not abnormal. The OP did not provide any ambient temperature, load temperature, case design, or current cooling information. Without that information, we can't say exact what is going on but the 72C temperature are still safe and within reason. If he had provided more useful information, a better answer would be possible.
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Originally Posted by Iceman0803 View Post
That does seem high for idle. Normally I would suggest using RivaTuner to control the fan on you card but I don't think it (fan control) works for the 9800 series cards yet. Let me check....
Fan Control in Rivatuner does works with the 9800GX2.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
While high... they are not abnormal. The OP did not provide any ambient temperature, load temperature, case design, or current cooling information. Without that information, we can't say exact what is going on but the 72C temperature are still safe and within reason. If he had provided more useful information, a better answer would be possible.
True. I didn't take ambients in to account.

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Fan Control in Rivatuner does works with the 9800GX2.
That's with version 2.09 right?
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