4850 running hot in Antec 900

perfectpoo

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So my new pc runs great, but my gpu is running too hot for my comfort. It is running at 85-90 degreec under moderate load. (Eve Online game). It idles around 55 degrees.

Case is setup with:

2 120mm in the front as intakes.

Side 120 enermax fan is an intake.

top 200mm exhausts.

Rear 120mm exhausts.

The gpu itself is set to run at 65% and it keeps it down, but it is loud as heck. I'd like to run it at a lower percentage, but I can't keep it cool at 65.

Does any one have this case that can recommend a better setup for me?

Extra info:

CPU runs at 28 degrees
Case temp is around 40 degree
No overclocking being done
 

faster3200

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I would try a better cooler if you are really concerned. My guess is that the stock cooler just wasn't installed very well.

85C-90C isn't too bad under load. GPUs are designed to take a lot of heat so you are ok although this is the upper end of temps.