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XFX HD 6870 - Temps normal?

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When playing BFBC2, with AMD Overdrive off, my card is hitting nearly 80 degrees C and the fan never seems to go above 33% speed. Is this normal? I seem to be having some random artifacts and a couple game crashes, and I am thinking it may be temperature related. I can bring the temps down by turning on Overdrive and running the fan at a manual 50%, just wasn't sure if others were seeing these kinds of temps.
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I'd say the card isn't working right if it tops off at 33% fan speed. Try making sure you've got updated drivers. See if you can find anyone else on the interwebs with the same problem - if not, just bring up the fan speed whenever you're gaming.

Good luck
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