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So here we'll have a look at GPU temperatures. First up, IDLE (desktop) temperatures.
IDLE temperatures are always a tiny bit tricky to read out as Windows Aero could have an affect on this. Overall anything below 50 Degrees C is considered okay, anything below 40 Degrees C is very nice. We threw in some cards at random that we recently have tested in the above chart.
But what happens when we are gaming? We fire off an intense game-like application at the graphics cards and note down the highest temperature from either one of the GPUs. The GPU with the least airflow will run the most hot of course.
So with the two cards fully stressed and close to each other as just explained we kept monitoring temperatures and noted down the GPU that got the most hot, there's was definitely an increase in the GPU temperature on the upper graphics card that lacks the most airflow, it normalized at 89/90 Degrees C which quite honestly is a lot.
Obviously with extra GPUs in your PC, please make sure your PC is well ventilated at all times, this will seriously help you on the overall GPU temperatures.
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