Originally Posted by TB303
My 6800GT idles at 70c and when playing HL2:ep2 reaches 107c!
I took it out and vacuumed the dust from the heat sink but didn't actually remove it.
be concerned about anything over 92C
check to see the fan isn't dieing or dead
if you have an extra 80mm fan, ghetto rig it so it sits on top of the GPU heatsink and put it on full blast
that will tell you if its bad contact or if the fan is dieing