Upgrading to 8800GTS will overheat CPU etc?

By modibb ยท 4 replies
Dec 28, 2008
  1. Hello, i am planning to upgrade to a BFG GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB PCI-Express Video Card, and i am wondering if my case temperatures and cpu temperatures will increase, even if it is a slight increase. Since im new to the forum i cant post any links but the pc i have is a hp media center m8125x, if u search it in Google you'll be able to find it. I upgraded the psu on it to an Enermax liberty 500watt. There is no room to put case fans, and there is only 1 exhaust fan in the pc. I know for sure that the card is able to fit inside the case as i have already measured it. Thanks in advance.
  2. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,485   +45

    There's no intake fan? If not this case apparently isnt meant for anything that will increase the case temp at all.
  3. modibb

    modibb TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Only an exhaust fan
  4. tragicallyhip

    tragicallyhip TS Booster Posts: 91   +13

    Dont risk burning up your card,take sometime and put a good gaming case around that badboy!
  5. modibb

    modibb TS Rookie Topic Starter

    But the card is a dual slot card, so im not sure if my case/cpu temperatures will rise... can someone verify this????
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