Graphics card runs hotter after RAM upgrade. Tags: Nvidia DDR3 Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: August 9, 2012 9:06 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Pand3mic August 9, 2012 5:59:09 AM Hi, I recently upgraded from 8GB of DDR3 to 16GB of DDR3. No clue why, but my graphics card runs about 10c hotter now. (I trashed my old sticks and purchased 2 of these packs for a total of 16GB: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...) Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Motherboard: Intel DZ68DB Memory: Patriot Sector 5 16GB DDR3-1333 Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 570 SC Help is appreciated as always. More about : graphics card runs hotter ram upgrade | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove zaxevil August 9, 2012 9:32:21 AM you sure about this ? i think RAM isn't a problem. didn't make sense,really | Report abuse Pand3mic August 9, 2012 9:06:23 PM zaxevil said:you sure about this ? i think RAM isn't a problem. didn't make sense,really I know it makes no sence to me either, I'm just puzzled because the only thing changed since this issue started was my ram. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Graphics card runs hotter after RAM upgrade.> Related ressources: ForumIs my 560 ti Hawk running hotter than it should? ForumCpu 35-40 degrees hotter than cores on Intel core i5 760 ForumGraphics Card Suddently Running Hotter ForumDoes win XP make AGP card run hotter than win 98? ForumTwo 5850s. One runs significantly hotter . Is this dangerous? ForumCrossfired 6850s, 2nd one runs hotter /higher usage ForumNew Stuff runs Hotter ForumLooking for a graphics card upgrade ForumWhat graphics card could I upgrade to? ForumFan runs full speed after CPU upgrade ForumMy vid card running a little hotter than usual??? ForumVideo card hotter in new system, normal? ForumUpgrading Graphics Card for Gaming ($~200 budget [+~$50]) ForumConcerned 7970 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 !