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GeForce GTX 260 Heat

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  1. csendesmark

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    Hi!

    I have to test a XFX GeForce GTX 260
    Model: GeForce® 260 GTX 896MB DDR3 Standard (GX-260N-ADF9)

    The problem is: GPU Core temp is 105C° (221F° or what :D ) on duty
    No Visual error!

    Is this temp normal??? :confused:
    (I dont think so)
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    Raise the fan speed.. Thats way to high for my liking.
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    Fan speed on 100%
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    This really doesnt seem normal, most reviews have load temps upto about 70*C.

    Do you have good airflow?

    Is there anything blocking any of the intakes/exhausts?

    otherwise try tightening the screws a little
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    RMA it then cause thats ridiculously hot. My 4850 didnt even run that hot @ 25% and its one hot card. XFX has good tech support ask them to RMA it.
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    1600~ RPM
    Opened Case (better than usual airflow)
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    Something is wrong then. Have you ever tooken off the HS/Fan? Maybe something got between the core and the hs.
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    Brand new VGA
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    New does not mean good. It is probably a defective card. RMA it.
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    RMA it then cause thats not normal. I wouldn't expect it to last long at those temps.
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    +1 on RMA. sorry :(
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    THX the help for all of you
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    it gets knocked out around 115Celcius so..
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    Definately RMA....my gtx260 OC'd doesn't go over 65C on 80% fan and 60C on 100% fan.
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    Definitely RMA it.

    Seeing that you are in Hungary, how does RMA work for you ?
    DO you exchange it at the shop you bought it from, else where would you send it ?
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    no visual errors... could be just a busted sensor. at 105 you would definitely get some sort of artifacting/errors.
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    Not worth the risk. even a broken sensor would satisfy an RMA
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    have you tried new thermal paste?
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    true true... i would RmA.
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    Might viod the warranty, then they defo cant rma!

    send it back mate.
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    Yep you got to RMA it. Sorry :(
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    I've read a few complaints of this. Apparently a number of the 200 series are leaving the factory with this problem. I'm gonna have to go with the RMA bandwagon here. It's nothing you did wrong, it's just one of 'those' cards. Bad luck on your part.

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