Does temperature really effect GPU performance? Tags: Graphics Cards Performance Heat GPUs Temperature CPUs Graphics Last response: October 28, 2010 11:02 PM in Graphics & Displays Share gergy008 October 28, 2010 10:51:03 PM I just read in the CPU forum that a CPU under higher temperatures should not be slowed down by heat, Well it does but the effect is like 0.000000001%, Nearly nothing. However, I do find my GPU gives better fps if the temperatures are lower, And I'm talking like 60 fps 30.0C and 18 on 47.0C How would heat effect performance? More about : temperature effect gpu performance benski a b U Graphics card October 28, 2010 11:00:42 PM It shouldn't at 47c. I think your card is failing. ct1615 a c 235 U Graphics card a c 105 à CPUs October 28, 2010 11:02:48 PM you would need to break 100c for your video card to start having performance issues. the gtx 480 and GTX 470 both run in the 90's with factory cooling, they are two of the better cards you can buy. what are your PC specs including video card, CPU, RAM, OS, PSU and monitor resolution? what games are causing issues? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDo cpu's really effect gaming performance ? ForumDoes A Power Supply Has Any Effect On Gpu 's Temperature ForumEffect of Temperature of the Room ForumDoes the MOBO really affect gaming performance ? ForumDoes Temperature affect performance ? ForumGPU is really hot ForumDoes Cache Size Really Boost Performance ? ForumDoes The Thermal Paste As A Big Effect ?! ForumWhat temperature CPU should run at for best performance ? ForumDoes the speed of a cpu effect the graphic card? ForumHow does bus width effect memory chip temperatures? ForumDoes overclocking increase performance ? ForumDoes GPU heat really matter? ForumDoes the PSU wattage effect GPU performance ? ForumQuestion on CPU's effect on gaming performance ForumNo POST with new video card ForumHelp Choosing a GPU to go with my new build ForumNVIDIA GT445M GPU benchmark Forumdoes anyone have 2 x gainward GTX 460 GLH SLI ForumDG45ID Onboard Intel X4500HD Graphics Performance More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !