nutshell42 wrote on Aug 30, 2010, 18:20: I had a passively cooled 6600GT. It idled at 70°C, got to about 110 at work load and did that for 3 1/2 years until I got rid of the PC. Tough little bugger.
110°C, wow! My 8800GT craps out when it stays at over 90°C for a few minutes. The newer games tax the hell out of it so I have to turn the fan up when I play them. I cringe when I forgot to and it hard locks, one less overheating/cooling cycle before "Bumpgate" claims its next victim.