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10-03-2009   #1 (permalink)
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I just got myself a nvidia geforce 9800GT few days ago, and I noticed the temperature is around like...

idle 55C, and when gaming..it will shoots up to 70C [with 2, 4AA on].

Some of my friends told me that's normal, but some suggested to get extra fan like pci-fan to cool the graphics card off.

So should I be worried about the temperature or it's normal?
 
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It sounds normal. I use a 9600GT and get around the same temps. I haven't had any issues with it so far.
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Yep it is normal.
But if your System Temp starts to rise close to 50+ i suggest getting a fan.
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cpu and system mostly below 35C, so i guess that's normal?
 
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You shouldn't be surprised. Under heavy Load (Crysis like things) the temp can go up to 70 Degrees Celcuis. Your GPU can generate A LOT of heat. You should be worried if your CPU temp goes too high. GPU's can handle the stress (They are also much larger) but CPU's can't. If it goes above 50 Degrees you should consider a new fan. CPU only, k?
 
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I would get a nice new large fan. Having your GPU overheat sucks.
 

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