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Max Alarm Temperature - 100C, why?

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Is there a reason that I can't setup the GPU temperature for alarm more than 100C?

I have a notebook (Asus G60vx) and in some games like GTA IV the GPU goes over 100C, and I have to hear the alarm thing. But NVidia website says the GPU handles 105.

I don't know, maybe 100C is a lot, but then what can I do? The room temperature is OK. I even have an extra cooler (Notepal) under the laptop. And I also heard that the system has an in-build system to turn off automatically when the temperature is at a risk range.

Should I turn off the RealTemp alarm and trust the system, or just don't play the freaking game?
 
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Undervolt perhaps?
 

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just because nvidia say it can take 100C, doesnt mean its good for it.


get those temps down below 80C, or your laptop wont last long.
 
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google is your friend? :roll:
 

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I'll try to bump the GPU alarm temperature up to 105C for the next release of RealTemp. That's hotter than I'd want to run my GPU.
 

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Just turn RealTemp off ?
 
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But he wants to know if it gets too hot
 

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Is there a reason that I can't setup the GPU temperature for alarm more than 100C?

I have a notebook (Asus G60vx) and in some games like GTA IV the GPU goes over 100C, and I have to hear the alarm thing. But NVidia website says the GPU handles 105.

I don't know, maybe 100C is a lot, but then what can I do? The room temperature is OK. I even have an extra cooler (Notepal) under the laptop. And I also heard that the system has an in-build system to turn off automatically when the temperature is at a risk range.

Should I turn off the RealTemp alarm and trust the system, or just don't play the freaking game?
It shouldn't be happening. If your notebook is still under warranty, contact Asus and get it taken care of. :toast:
 
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It shouldn't be happening. If your notebook is still under warranty, contact Asus and get it taken care of. :toast:
+1 it Should NOT get that hot for a laptop, are your fans blocked?
 

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But not with a alarm in game.
 

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