I just bought my new computer with the ATI 4870 X2
but it's getting heat I have the antec 900 case fans on high
but it when I'm not playing just on vista screen my temp is around 56 degrees
While I'm playing it's reaching 90 degrees and I'm not even playing 10 minutes.
Is this normal? I played company of heroes on ultra high/high 8AA
and it's getting 90 degrees.
I want to play crysis to but I don't want my graphics card to burn lol
Is it normal that it's reaching temps like this?
What can I do about it is this a bug?
It's an Asus EAH Gigabyte
Ok i have the same grafix card it does get hot! as far as i know the fan fix wont void warrenty or anything of the sort as it is just changing a few paremeters to allow the fan to constantly spin at a higher RPM.
there are alot of threads all ova the place that deal with this but here's how u do it manualy.
Make sure you have "show hidden folders enabled.
first go into catalyst and make a new profile. Up at the top where it says profile, then the little arrow over and name it whatever you want. After creating it leave catalyst.
Then do this.
if running vista
Change Automatic to manual and then change the 27 to whatever you want. i perfer 65
on my machine where it said
<Feature name="FanSpeedAlgorithm_1"> it was a 0 instead of a 1 make sure that it reads 1 and not 0 or it will not work!
On XP the only difference is how you find the profile.
c:\document and setting\yourname\application data\ATI\ACE\profile
after you do this, re-open catalyst and run that profile, some say you have to do it everytime. For me, i have only had to do it once and it does it on boot up
Another note u may have to reload the profile everytime u start windows im not sure mine does it automaticaly!