Originally Posted by loafer87gt
My 8800GTX runs at 76C idle with the fan at 100%, so 70C sounds more than reasonable. EVGA told me that the 8800GTX cards are safe up to 120C, and that mine was actually running cooler than most.
You need some more airflow in your case. My cards idle at 67C and 72C with the fans at only 60%. At 100% one is hitting 59C the other is at 62C. I'd say the room temp is about 78F right now.