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I have to agree with what's been said, I have this card (sitting in a box across the room atm), and even with the fan set to 100% anytime it went more than 5C above idle, the card would still reach well into the 80s in demanding games.
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Don't use Arctic Silver? :O I put some on there and it's running fine...The heatsink and fan was pretty dirty and the stock thermal paste was pretty bad. Didn't make much of a difference though, it's now idling at 60C....But, the fan speed is at 35% now instead of 50%. Oh well
Edited by Pentium-David - 4/18/11 at 4:03pm
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