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Screensaver Heat

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Snake05, Mar 10, 2006.

  1. Snake05

    Snake05 New Member

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    Is it normal for a screensaver to heat up a videocard by quite a margin? I have an X800 and it idols at 43 degrees. After about one minute of my screensaver, I notice it heats up in the high 50's. Is this normal? If not, what could be wrong?
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    i spose it could work the card if its a fancy 3d type screen saver.. if atitools little furry dice can so could a fancy screen saver.. if its normal type 2d image i cant see why it should thow.

    trog
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    It is a 3d screensaver. I have used it for quite a while, but have never really noticed the temerature. It just seems odd to me that something like a screensaver can work a card that much.
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    its 2d or 3d.. when u move out of 2d mode the card will heat up.. anything up to 30c over 2d mode.. basically in windows (2d) it isnt doing anything..

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