If you Starcraft 2 players out there don't already know, this is just a reminder about the serious bug with the game that can overheat your graphics card to the point that it can melt. Initially I felt something wrong...
Thanks for this, I didn't know about it. I guess my 5770 doesn't pull enough frames to heat up.
I noticed my 5870 gets a little hot when looking at the CCC. However I just manually set my fan speed to 65% and it never gets over 62 degrees Celsius. Still plenty hot but not out of the "normal" range.
My HD4850 already runs at 110c+ when under load, it's been this way for a good 2 years now and it shows no signs of stopping now. :)
Does this even effect the Radeon HD series? I have the game to set Max and the cards have never overheated, I left the game on the Menu for hours and it was exremely stable. I got the 5870 in Crossfire. If I hadn't seen this report I wouldn't have known about it tbh, I think Blizzard should be refunding people for the cards if the game caused the issue as it was their fault through negligence.
5770 is a pretty good card
My roommates videocard died this way just yesterday. and now he's late on utilities because he had to buy a new card. THANKS BLIZZARD
I'm just going to come out and call you a liar based on your console fanboy comment history.
good investigation work or stalker behavoir? discuss!
why did he not stop playing and check problems when it started getting laggy because that's what would happen if it got to hot I remember when i finished upgrading and i did not tie some cables and a cable stopped my graphics cards fan within ten minutes of play batman AA i notice it being laggy check my temps checked graphics card problem solved you friend would notice unless he is retard.
This is worrying, I'm not too sure of the specs of my PC but they are hardly new. I hope I can run this game safely, I'm about to order it.
Read the article. All you have to do is modify the variable.txt file and cap the menu framerate to at most, 60. Other than that, the game shouldn't give you any problems.
I agree that this is an easy fix, its just ridiculous that you have to mess with some features the make sure your hardware doesnt fry.
Didn't this happen in the beta too something to do with Nvidia drivers?
But fixed now
5780's are doing great, they heat up to 80 but nothing scary
I think you mean 5870. And if that's 80c.. ..the 5xxx are supposed to be pretty good at keeping cool. Although 80c is well within the optimal range, they usually only get that high with poor airflow, or bad t.paste
Ohh no... starcraft has the red ring of death! PC's have a over heatting issue...
didnt thought it was so bad until i try the game.. my pc was literally melting ... and it was a surprise how those two lines did the trick... well.. going back to starcraft now =)
46C max on both my GTX 480s. Who uses fans on their GPUs, anyway? Water forever.
With more than one 480 GTX I'm surprised you aren't keeping your PC in a fridge.
That is some funny shit. I can just see him keeping the tower in the fridge with cables and crap running down the hall into his bedroom. Gotta change the disc? Grab some juice, too! Sigh, I'm hung over.
My GPU is fine..... CoreTemp says my AMD Phenom Quad Core (Agena I think) processor runs at 64 degrees while playing that game. About 3-4 hotter than the beta had it
So I guess we're playing w/o Vsync now? Unless your gpu can't even reach the refresh rate of your display, you should have it on. If that's the case, spend $100-$150 bucks and you're fine.. on Sc2 that is.
i did smell a plastic melting smell from my pc... but i dont notice anything wrong... hmmmmmmmmmmm if it melts ill be MAD lol whos gunna replace it
My littlebrother is playing this game on our computer that has GT 220 (I thinks that the name) The Game looks good but doesnt overheat it I dont know if he is playing highest settings but it still looks good.
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