Quote: Originally Posted by zipsi
Is it normal for a 6870 to have an average of 84-86C temp under full load? Air flow seems to be good inside case. Checked some benchmarks and noticed that others have an average of 65-75. Should I worry about anything?
Nahh, not really.
Modern video cards are tanks, anything below ~mid 90s is completely normal.
Having said that, I'd recommend setting up a custom fan profile for that HD 6870 of yours using MSI Afterburner.
Here's a nice little guide:
How To: Adjust your Fan-Curve in MSI Afterburner - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
Post back your results.