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Windows 7: GPU mad overheat

09 May 2010   #1
ChronicDreamz

Win 7
 
 
GPU mad overheat

I recently got a new computer and finally got around to downloading SpeedFan. What I saw made me cringe and stutter. My GPU was running at an impressive !150! Celsius. I stopped my computer and cleaned the fan. I got it down to 112 right now, running it on open case (mind you that I monitored it at 239 at some point prior to the reboot). I kid you not, even SpeedFan was capped, showing me 199 on its icon)...GPU's fan is at 1750-1800 RPM and Core's at 1000. Room temp is 21-22 degrees. Is there anything I can do to help this? I dont feel like going to buy a new graphics cards for an already new computer...bypass? clock? RivaTuner(still getting acquainted..)? anything? plz help :/


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09 May 2010   #2
kurahk7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ChronicDreamz View Post
I recently got a new computer and finally got around to downloading SpeedFan. What I saw made me cringe and stutter. My GPU was running at an impressive !150! Celsius. I stopped my computer and cleaned the fan. I got it down to 112 right now, running it on open case (mind you that I monitored it at 239 at some point prior to the reboot). I kid you not, even SpeedFan was capped, showing me 199 on its icon)...GPU's fan is at 1750-1800 RPM and Core's at 1000. Room temp is 21-22 degrees. Is there anything I can do to help this? I dont feel like going to buy a new graphics cards for an already new computer...bypass? clock? RivaTuner(still getting acquainted..)? anything? plz help :/
HAHAHHHH, My brother has a similar motherboard with the same graphics, I think it's suppose to run at the temperature (his ran from 90-120C). I couldn't find a way to fix it, since it's onboard graphics which is with the southbridge. I installed an ATI Radeon HD 4650 and just completely ignored the temperature reading on it, so far, no problems have shown up(after 8months).
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09 May 2010   #3
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I am thinking this has to be a chip sensor incompatability


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09 May 2010   #4
kurahk7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
I am thinking this has to be a chip sensor incompatability
I touched the southbridge/igp heatsink, and it immediately gave me a burn, my friend that came over also touched it and burned himself as well lol.
Edit: Hey Doc, how do you get those perf. levels for your gpu?
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09 May 2010   #5
ChronicDreamz

Win 7
 
 

Ouf, well you made my day man I was dropping unpleasant stuff in my pants thinking my Video Card was going to melt on me, remembering I had 45-60ish on my previous computers. Thanks again! much appreciated. I also have a win 7 crash problem, but I guess that will have to go to another section.
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09 May 2010   #6
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kurahk7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
I am thinking this has to be a chip sensor incompatability
I touched the southbridge/igp heatsink, and it immediately gave me a burn, my friend that came over also touched it and burned himself as well lol.
Edit: Hey Doc, how do you get those perf. levels for your gpu?
Eww. Your heatsink is uncoupled and/or your compound has dried to a crisp. Take the card out and take shots of the front and back of the card and we'll tell you how to take the sink off and fix it! From now on just get a Mac and you can just throw the whole thing in the trash and buy a new one for Steve
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09 May 2010   #7
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kurahk7 View Post
Edit: Hey Doc, how do you get those perf. levels for your gpu?

New video card out of the box bought off ebay

No overclocking of any kind

Another Completed Science Experiment & my 3000th post !
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10 May 2010   #8
Krispy1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

maby the temp sensor is off. even if its burning to the touch that can happen at 80-90 degrees if it was actually 199 i highly doubt the card would word it would be fried
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10 May 2010   #9
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Well according to XFX a 9800gt should start to artifact around 115c. 239c is 462.2 degrees F So I would think you'd get burned. I wouldn't just ignore it, I'd contact the manufacturer and at least find out the max temp and run a temp monitoring program, as well as possibly running more case fans and make sure I had good air flow.JMO. To much Heat= decreased life of the card. Fabe
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10 May 2010   #10
w7101

Wds 7 32.bit Ultimate
 
 

I'd bring that HP back to the store immediately if I were U ....
Hp with AMD don't work....
I got one completely Fried ..."called Hp ...all they did was give me a new BIOS which makes the fan run in high- speed all the time ...GPU....FRied ...eventually ....."
Bring it back ....stay away from HP with Amd ...

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