Whenever I game on cod4, i set my fan speed to 86 using EVGA Precision, and run RealTemp in the background to monitor my temps. When i check the log it says my gpu went up to 80 degrees, but i dont get any artifacts. while gaming. I am currently using a Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 and game with normal-high settings. will my gpu overheat and burn out if i continually let it get that hot?
80c is normal operating temp under load
On hot days, my GTS 250 routinely gets to 80 even with the GPU fan set to 90%. No probs whatsoever. It's just the summer season since I don't have A/C but during winter I never have to set the GPU fan past 64% and the GPU maxes out at 68 C.