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NVIDIA GeForce 6800

By 3ffect89
May 16, 2007
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  1. its normal that my video card temperature level is 67* when im not playin no games or using any programs and when i lunch a game it gets to 70+????
    its pretty hot i think could burn anytime i think plz any advise thx
  2. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,520   +9

    I know that the 6800-Series cards are pretty warm, but it seems a bit (or somewhat) high for an idle temperature. I presume it's in celsius ;) . Make sure the fan is spinning properly and attatched correctly. Open up the side your your case and blow a fan onto the card. I would suggest that you buy something along the lines of this. I say something along the lines of this because I have not personally used a VGA Cooler on anything that I own, but I searched Newegg (great company if you live in the U.S., tell me if you live elsewhere so we at TechSpot can find the correct website for you :) ), and I searched for the best reviewed cooler, and that came up :D ! Good Luck :wave: !
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