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Is this temp too high? What can I do to lower it?

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User Info: Melted_Butter

Melted_Butter
4 years ago#1
my GPU is at 73C right now, only things open are firefox (3 tabs), speedfan, steam (no games) and Windows live messenger...it's also rather hot in my room atm (dropped to 68 now, just got done playing a game)

my GPU is a 470 GTX
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User Info: DV8ingSources

DV8ingSources
4 years ago#2
Sounds fine. Run a program like HWmonitor in the background while gaming. If the max temperature gets over 85 then that is a little warm. Over 95? Dangerzone.
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User Info: Hyperblade

Hyperblade
4 years ago#3
73 degrees and not under load? then thats hot....
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User Info: DV8ingSources

DV8ingSources
4 years ago#4
From: Hyperblade | #003
73 degrees and not under load? then thats hot....

TC just got out of a game. Thats normal.
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User Info: Melted_Butter

Melted_Butter
4 years ago#5
Hyperblade posted...
73 degrees and not under load? then thats hot....


keep in mind that was minutes after playing a game, now that it's been closed for awhile the temp is down to 58
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User Info: Tyranius2

Tyranius2
4 years ago#6
If it doesn't go higher than 95C then don't worry about it.
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User Info: Oxn518

Oxn518
4 years ago#7
my computer idles, at 40C, and someone said thats kinda high, and his is at 30C.

Idle as in light usage, web browsing/music.
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User Info: Alkafrazin

Alkafrazin
4 years ago#8
You have a high voltage 470 probably.
's normal.

User Info: Hyperion56780

Hyperion56780
4 years ago#9
If you have hardware acceleration enabled on Firefox, that'll actually raise your temps.

User Info: tigerex777

tigerex777
4 years ago#10
You're probably not using MSI afterburner or evga precision or whatever other programs you can use to increase the fan speed.
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