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Do graphics cards (such as geforce fx 5700le) come with in-built temperature sensors, or not? What kind of kit do I need to measure the GPU's temp?
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I don't know about your specific card... I have no experience with nVidia. However, my ATI X850 Pro (AGP) has a temperature sensor which is read by the Catalyst software or by the ATITool overclocking utility (note: Catalyst reports incorrect information when ATITool is running!!).

Also, my previous card, 9600Pro, did not have a sensor. I guess temp sensors in video cards might only be in more recent cards...

Hope this helps a bit.
    
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I remember them having temp sensors but I am not certain on the LE model. I think some had them some did not. You might want to try an older version of forceware.
    
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