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Old 03-12-05, 10:20 AM   #84
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Default Re: 1.0-7167 for Linux x86 released

Originally Posted by smthmlk.
from all of the posts ive read about this, it appears to me that it is a driver bug in which the driver spins down the fan too much during normal operation, thus higher core temperatures. As some windows users noticed, a work-around was to OC the core by 1mhz so the driver would boost the fan speed or something... I'm not sure this is the case, but it's what I gather from a majority of the posts. hehe

... Rumor has it (as posted in the forceware forum) that all new driver builds after some recent date will not have this bug. I could have been on mushrooms when I read that though
That was weird... I just overclocked my GPU core a bump above stock and what do you know? My temps went back to normal (55C).. Of course, it didn't last long. I had a hard lock within 30 sec. A slightly older than latest CVS build of nvclock worked great under the 6629 drivers. I could overclock to my windows settings and game for hours that way. Interesting nonetheless...

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