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Old 10-31-07, 03:37 AM   #14
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Default Re: 6800GT Temperatures?

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Originally Posted by TB303
Hi people,
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.

Any ideas?
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
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