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Old 04-14-10, 09:31 AM   #15
snowmanwithahat
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Default Re: GTX 480 (825/1100 MHZ) vs. HD 5870 (975/1300 MHz)

You guys really blow the temperature "problems" way out of proportion.

If you've owned a 275+ you've already had exposure to the same thermal issues.... I peak at 105 C while folding.... These cards are designed to run this way
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