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. m 0 l ct1615 a c 236 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDoes screen size effect gpu performance? Forum Does A Power Supply Has Any Effect On Gpu's Temperature Forum SolvedDoes the PSU wattage effect GPU performance ? Forum SolvedWhich Build would offer the better performance? (How much does CPU really matter over the GPU? ) Forum How does the specs of a GPU effect performance? Forum Solveddoes gpu temperature affect performances? Forum does GPU temperature affect the performance ? Forum SolvedHow does the CPU effect game performance? Forum SolvedDoes watercolling for CPU have any effect for GPU? Forum SolvedHow badly does a near capacity hd effect performance?? Forum SolvedDoes having a dual monitor setup effect graphic performance? Forum SolvedDoes the motherboard effect gaming performance? Forum SolvedDoes the onboard effect performance of an external card? Forum SolvedWhen it comes to memory, does brand and performance really makes a big difference? Forum SolvedScience Fair Project: Overclocking CPU & GPU (How do clock rates effect performance?) HELP! HELP! PLEASE! Forum SolvedScience Fair Project: Overclocking CPU & GPU (How do clock rates effect performance?) Forum Does Cool n Quiet effect performance? And in which way? Forum SolvedDoes Aero really affect performance? Forum SolvedRAM, and it's effect on performance with a CPU/GPU Forum SolvedWill my Motherboard effect the performance of my Gpu? (PCIe 2.0 mobo + PCIe 3.0 Gpu) Forum 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 !