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Old 11-13-04, 05:56 PM   #9
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Default Re: Typical core temperatures for 5900?

Originally Posted by pr0digy1
I just purchased a used Asus V9950 FX5900 yesterday. The card seems to be running very hot. At idle it runs at 79C with ambient temp at 52C. When playing game it runs in the low 90's. I'm using the Asus driver for it.
Also in 3D Mark 05 I only scored 325 points. I was only getting less than 1fps in all the tests.
Games seem to be running fine though.

Any ideas what could be wrong with my card?
The fact that your ambient temp is at 52C, indicates that either, the inside of your case is too hot, or, the heatsink on your card is not making good contact with the GPU chip. Or maybe just the heatsinks fan is not running. ?
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Intel P4 3.2 @ 3.85GHz (ASUS P4C800E-Deluxe)
BFG 6800GS (16x1,6vp) @ 300/430/1200.

Driver, 82.12 :-
Aquamark3, 75039
Codecreatures1, 90.8
3Dmark05 v120, 6195
3Dmark03 v360, 14334
3Dmark06 v102, 2949
3Dmark2001se v330, 23793.
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