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my evga gtx280 hits 74 degrees when folding with the fan set on auto (fan running at 42%) in evga precision. is this safe or should i increase it manually for lower temps?
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The GTX280 has a max temp of 105 C but you ideally don't want it to get near that. You should be perfectly safe with it running at that temp, but I recommend setting the fan speed to about 90% if you don't mind the noise just to keep it nice and chilly.
    
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yeah i dont like temps in the 70's

set your fan to 100% it keeps my gtx 280 under 60 degrees
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Your card is fine at 70*C

80*C is usually where problems peak their lil faces

Turn your fan to 60%, it will knock down the temps and its not very loud at all
    
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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
Your card is fine at 70*C

80*C is usually where problems peak their lil faces

Turn your fan to 60%, it will knock down the temps and its not very loud at all
I agree, set fan to 60% 24/7 as that is the optimum speed where its practically quiet.
    
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