View Full Version : rma or not?

05-28-04, 06:40 PM
Yo everyone i got a bfg fx5900 and it seems to overheat it is 37c-40c at idle and on load it goes up to 82c. is this too hot and should i rma it. also the ambient temps according to the tempeture according to nvidia drivers is usally around 29c. airflow cannot be a prob in my case as i have an aspire superalien x case with all the wires hidden and out of the way and 6 80mm fans and a slot cooler and a extra 92mm blowing on the card to try and cool it off. thanks

05-28-04, 07:05 PM
82°C is normal in my experience. I've had three 5800 and two 5900 with mid 80s as 3D temps. Steve Sims of NVIDIA product marketing says 140°C is the redline, so 80 has a long way to go.

05-28-04, 07:17 PM
also what temp does it throttle at does anyone know cause it seem whenever i overclock even alittle my 3d mark03 score becomes horrible.