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What would produce more heat during use an Intel Core i7 4930K Ivy Bridge-E 3.4GHz six core CPU or an AMD R9 209X GPU?
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Gam3r01 said:If you overclock the processor, run the larger RAD on it. GPUs run hotter out of the box, but overclocking produces much more heat than the gpu will output.
I'm not planning on overclocking, im running everything out of the box...
So out of the box, the GPU will produce more heat...
R9 290x has a max TDP (thermal design power) of 290W
While i7 4930K has a TDP of 130W
So R9 290x will run hotter in comparison to your processor.