Originally Posted by wowza
I wouldn't worry about that one bit, 60c is a good load temp on a graphics card. You won't start running into problems until around 85c+ Graphics cards can take much more heat compared to processors..
Originally Posted by noneed4me2
My C3D GTO would get as high as 78 C under load at stock clocks and stock cooling, so i got an ATI silencer5.2 and now it never goes higher than 57 C under load and overclocked. Zalmans are great too and their releasing a newer one soon http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=8423 , don't know yet if it will fit x800 series card.
Originally Posted by Filth
i have my card stable @ 570/1300 and with 33Â°C on idle and 50Â°C on max. load..... this gives me headroom for v-mod..... i'm doing it next month and expecting core clock of 600MHz and more and temp. probably 10Â°C higher at load.... and even now i get 6900 points in 3dmark05.....