Originally Posted by Flibolito
The i7 is at 4GHz and drinks hot Fermi water. The GTX480 is running 972MHz and puts out more heat than just about any GPU ever at that speed under serious load. If the CPU got the cool water it would stay under 55C im sure but then the GPU would go 50C+.
also the aircooled 580 is at 908MHz it just gets really fresh cool air.
That explains it then, was curious cause your numbers seemed odd to me