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Old 11-25-07, 12:09 AM   #101
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Default Re: 8800 GT

Originally Posted by epsilon72
Alright, I've had a chance to test this card with some demanding applications, and I'm extremely disappointed regarding the temps.

The fan never goes above a very low level, even when the gpu goes above 90 degrees C!! At this point major artifacting and lockups begin to occur.

What's the problem here?? Do I have a bad card?
Unfortunately your card is fine, you have two problems.

-Bad air flow in your case.
-No fan control drivers just like everyone else.

Here is a workaround for both, either will solve your problem.

-Remove case side panel.
-Nvclock cvs works for fan control much in the same way as rivatuner does in windows.

But nvidia really need to address this problem with proper and automatic adjustment in their own drivers.
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