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Normal GPU temperature?

Discussion in 'Dell' started by Rock1127, Mar 20, 2006.

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  1. Rock1127

    Rock1127 Notebook Guru

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    I recently replaced the fan for my CPU in my i9300 because my old one made an annoying noise (bad bearing I think). The fan I got to replace it was identical in shape and build, etc, and seems to work fine.

    I'm not too sure how hot my GPU use to get, but now everytime I play Call of Duty 2, I notice the temperature gets as high as 65-67. It steadily goes down after closing the game, but the air being blown out is really hot, not warm.

    I use the I9k fan program for dell laptops, but for some reason even though I set the fans to come on at 40 degrees, they never do. I sometimes turn them both on manually on high when I play games because of this heat problem.

    What is the normal temperature the GPU should get after playing a graphics-intense game like COD2? Is 65 degrees anything to worry about or am I paranoid? I can't tell if it's paranoia or not because I never really noticed how hot the chip got before I installed the new fan.

    Any info would be great.
     
  2. Amber

    Amber Notebook Prophet

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    depends on what GPU you have.

    I have the X300 64mb, and my temp is usually around 40 degrees.
     
  3. Rock1127

    Rock1127 Notebook Guru

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    Oops, forgot to tell that bit.

    I've got the GeForce 6800 Go processor. It's not overclocked or anything.
     
  4. ccbr01

    ccbr01 Matlab powerhouse!

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    mine is idle at 45-50. high is 60-65. You are running fine.
     
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    Photoguy30523 Notebook Consultant

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    what about the 7800gtx
     
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    malvisc Newbie

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    nvidia fx350m
    up to 75 degrees celsius

    (call of duty)


    ?!?!
     
  7. shinji257

    shinji257 Notebook Deity

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    Mine has hit as high as 77C on my laptop. At that point my fans kick into high gear to get that heat out of the case. I have a 7900GS and it would be when playing either Need For Speed: Carbon or Half-Life 2: Episode 1
     
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