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Old 08-31-07, 04:29 AM   #3
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Default Re: 6800GT Temperatures?

Originally Posted by styles-T
My card is running at 65-69C idle. When under full load it runs around 84-86C.

I got the readings from ntune. Was wondering if this is normal cause my card locked up a few times the other day while playing WOW over a few hours time. It's been pretty stable ever since.
How long have you had the card? If for a while now, then remove the card and remove the top plate covering the fan/heatsink and I'll bet you find dust clogged in the fins around the fan. This is a common problem with the 6800GT and yes, I used to own one.
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