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Switch the cards around, if you get the same problem on the top slot with the other card it's not the card, it's a lack of air air. Blowing hot air on a GPU will heat it up really fast.

I had a problem with my top 460 hawk heating up past 80c, switched it around and it was heating up past 80c on the bottom too. Pulled the heat sink off and applied MX-4. Problem gone. I also have a 200mm fan blowing on them which dropped the temps about 7c on full load.

You could also try the 8x slot and bench it to see what your drop in performance would be. Considering it's a GTX 460, i doubt you would notice much of a drop.

Do a custom fan profile....
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Switch the cards around, if you get the same problem on the top slot with the other card it's not the card, it's a lack of air air. Blowing hot air on a GPU will heat it up really fast.

I had a problem with my top 460 hawk heating up past 80c, switched it around and it was heating up past 80c on the bottom too. Pulled the heat sink off and applied MX-4. Problem gone. I also have a 200mm fan blowing on them which dropped the temps about 7c on full load.

You could also try the 8x slot and bench it to see what your drop in performance would be. Considering it's a GTX 460, i doubt you would notice much of a drop.

Do a custom fan profile....
thanks for the idea ill try to change the heat sink
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You don't have to change the heatsink. Just put better TIM on the GPU, clean up your cables a little bit, get a better flowing case/install more fans, and up the fan speed in Afterburner.

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You don't have to change the heatsink. Just put better TIM on the GPU, clean up your cables a little bit, get a better flowing case/install more fans, and up the fan speed in Afterburner.

/thread.
my case is haf x so i dont need a better case..and what does TIM means?
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TIM = Thermal Interface Material = Thermal Paste. Get good stuff, not cheap crap. I like MX-2 or MX-4

Make sure you clean off all the TIM with a high % alcohol like isopropyl 99%. Don't put on too much TIM or it will be worse. Check youtube on how to apply it properly.
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