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Old 01-05-05, 04:25 PM   #2
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Default Re: 5950u extremely hot in new setup

Originally Posted by shadowless

TT Silent PurePower 420w
Antec Super LANBoy
Gigabyte K8NS Pro
A64 3000+ @ 2.2GHz
1gb DDR333
sb audigy 2 ZS
BFG Asylum GeForce FX 5950 Ultra @ stock speeds

card gets extremely hot during FarCry and Madden NFL 2005. Temps are ~65C for madden 2005, ~55C for FarCry.

Why is this happening, System temp is 25C, CPU full load temp doesnt go beyond 40C

help me plz
I'm not sure anybody will understand your problem, since the core temp of 65C you show is well within spec for a 5950u.

It is quite acceptable for a 5950u at stock speeds to have core temp of high 80's under load. see link below,
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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
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3Dmark06 v102, 2949
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