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Integrated Graphics Temperatures?


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#1 bsk8r

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 04:40 PM

Ok so I recently removed my graphics card cause we are sending it back to replace a fan that doesn't work, and now I am using my onboard graphics which is a Nvidia GeForce 9100.

My question is, what temperature is 'safe' for this, seeing as it is onboard. It has a heatsink, no fan.

When I am idle just sitting at desktop, SpeedFan reports that it is around 65C.
When I get in a low graphics demanding game, such as CSS or something, with low graphics, it goes up to nearly 80C

Why is it getting this hot?

When I was using my actual graphics card, which is a Nvidia Geforce GT 220, WITHOUT a working fan, it would normally idle around 50C and get upto 70C maybe in CSS with FULL graphics.
I guess because this card is older and not as good it gets a bit hotter when trying to play these games, but is this ok for an integrated card? I dont know what temperatures they can hold.

Its going to take about 2 weeks to get my new card back from PNY so I just want to make sure I'm not damaging my onboard.

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 04:53 PM

Typically the on-board graphics card does not require a cooling fan.

If you are experiencing higher temperatures, you could try increasing the air flow through the computer case, by adding more cooling fans.

For what it is worth, I have a PNY Nvidia GeForce 6200 AGP card, to which I added an old processor cooling fan to the heat sink of the video card, this has helped to lower the video cards core temperature from stock 70 degrees C to 50 degrees C.

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