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Old 06-21-10, 10:36 AM   #28
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Default Re: B3D GTX-480 Thermal Study

Originally Posted by grey_1 View Post
fwiw my 470 runs within 4-6c (approx) of what my 4870 did, and with much, much less annoying noise from the fan.

The hottest I've seen it get yet in a regular game is, oddly enough, during a dice mini game in The Witcher. For some reason that little mini game gets the gpu cooking to about 88-89c.

Using the default fan profile btw.
I've never owned a 4870+ card. I used to have an AIW 9800 card back in the day...but since then, I've always used nVidia cards.
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