Hot too quick?

By Rubberducky07
Aug 1, 2008
  1. My gpu seems to be heating increasingly over a short period of time. WHen i turn my computer on it starts 50/60, and as i am messing around (not playing games) on my comp, it rises in about 15 minutes to about 67/68. Is that a little to overheated if your not playing games, or is that normal?

    9800gt 512mb super clocked ed.
    amd athlon 64 x2 5200+
    3.00 of ram
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    If you aren't seeing artifacts or expierencing crashes I wouldn't worry about it.
  3. Rubberducky07

    Rubberducky07 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok cool. What exactly do artifacts look like?
  4. Medic-5150

    Medic-5150 TS Rookie Posts: 32

    They look like geometrical shapes flashing. You'd know if there was something wrong with the display, it's very obvious
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