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Old October 10, 2008, 12:22 PM
Jonwall Jonwall is offline
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Originally Posted by Dar_ell View Post
I had my 4850 for about umm... 3 months now. Its been alright, i ramped up the fan speed to about 48 using the profile. Now that i went to catalyst 8.9 its getting too hot. 90C + , now i know for sure this isn't the temps i should be getting. Especially if i took the side panel out and i opened my windows for cold fresh air. Any suggestions? (I'm going back to 8.8 at the moment to see if anything changes.)
This is exactly the reason i went with a 9800gtx+ over a 4850, those things run HOT, even that is way too high for the cord though, try taking some compressed air to the heatsink and getting all the dust out, also make sure that case has good cooling and air flow
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