gpu seems to be hot

His / Radeon 4870
July 22, 2009 at 21:41:23
Specs: Windows Vista, g8400
Hey I just built my first system. The temperature readings shows that my video card is at 78C. and that seems way to high. any suggestions on how to cool it down?


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#1
July 22, 2009 at 21:48:07
What card is it? ATI or nVidia? nVidia has a free program called ntune that allows you to increase the cooling og you GPU among other things

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#2
July 22, 2009 at 22:08:56
i have a HIS RADEON 4870 ICEQ4 1GB. on idle this piece runs at 78C. idk why! i thought the sensors were wrong so i touched the card and it was hot. i have 3 120mm fans running. thinking of buying this as well.

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#3
July 22, 2009 at 23:14:15
Its not too high at all. my 8800 gts ran at 83C while idling =/

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#4
July 22, 2009 at 23:29:20
Well if you still too worry you should try to see if cleaning the tower can do anything.

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