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Where to place a thermal sensor on a video card?

By flowerpower
Jun 28, 2007
  1. I'd like to know what is the best place to put a thermal sensor on a videro card to get the most accurate readings? I have a TT A2349 fan controller with 4 thermal probes that i attached to the CPU, RAM, PSU and video card to read my sys temps. However, i'm not getting accurate readings from the video card, both everest ultimate and nvidia ntune report temps that are 10C higher than that is reported by the thermal probe. I have the video card installed upside down with it's fan facing the bottom of the case and put the thermal probe on the the top of the card where all the microchips are, i'm wondering if its the right place for it or should i put it saomewhere else to get better readings?
     
  2. Glucagon

    Glucagon TS Rookie Posts: 20

    best place is i think is at (or near) the exhaust(if you have space there)
     
  3. flowerpower

    flowerpower TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    You mean on the bottom of the card? Right now it is on the the top, toward the end of the case away from the CPU fan, under the exhaust fan, is this what you mean?
     
  4. Glucagon

    Glucagon TS Rookie Posts: 20

    yes right next to where the hot air comes out
     
  5. flowerpower

    flowerpower TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    ok,thanks!
     
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