geforce256 - overheating

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i have a asus v6800 deluxe geforce256. what are normal temperatures to operate at? in windows i get 60 degrees celsius. last night i played counter-strike, and i noticed it was running at 80 celsius. scared the crap outta me and i closed and watched it slowly descend. is it normal for a geforce to go that high? and what is a safe temperature to run at?
 

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I had a leadtek gf2 gts that was spiking 70-74 deg C in airwarrior 3dMV online and later 70 while idling with win 98 se.. I got leadtek to replace it ( they also upgraded me to a gf2 pro but that is another story) and it runs 48- 56 idle and about 58 deg stressed out. Contact the manuf and request a replacement 80 is nutz !!
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If you are worried about heat you can replace the GPU fan. I didn't want to try prying off the old heatsink so I just strapped an old 486 fan over the current heatsink. I used 3 wire ties linked together and just wrapped over the fan and through two holes on video card. The fan sits skewed but it works and I know it works because I can overclock higher than I could with the stock fan.

By the way, what are you using to measure GPU temperature? I didn't know this could be done on a Geforce256.
 
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with asus v6800 deluxe you can go to asus.com and download a program called 'SmartDoctor' and it monitors your GPU temperature.
 

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