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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 9
02-12-2010, 01:34 PM
Originally Posted by Splyce View Post
Check your case cooling. My GTX 295 is sitting at 74c (well within limits) with the fan at 40% - everything up full at 1920x1200 with 196 drivers.

I actually removed a fan that was attached to the CPU radiator above my GPU and my idle and max temps dropped by 10c without affecting the CPU temps at all - I think it was pulling the air from the window fans up and away from the GPU.

You can always turn your radiator around so the air blows away from the card, that should make it even cooler. My GTX 295 never goes above 65C with everything maxed out. I'm using a Antec P192B Case.