Re: GeForce GTX 280 owners: What are your core temps under load?
I think it's safe to say that cards reaching 115C within seconds have something faulty. No matter how terrible the cooling, a card needs some time to reach 115c. 115c can be explained by a. a faulty sensor or b.bad heatsink contact or c.faulty GPU. I don't think the problem lies with software because the sensor is in the chip itself and the fan controlling/temp monitoring/throttling happens within the chip. All that software does is report the sensor readings. Throttling and all that stuff happens on the hardware level...
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