[mythtv-users] Do GeForce GT220s run hot? Was rebooting my system on anything above VDAPUA slim.
gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 23:01:05 UTC 2010
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:42 AM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Tortise <tortise at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
>> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gabe Rubin" <gaberubin at gmail.com>
>> > To: "Myth User" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>> > Sent: Monday, September 06, 2010 10:19 AM
>> > Subject: [mythtv-users] Do GeForce GT220s run hot? Was rebooting my
>> > system
>> > on anything above VDAPUA slim.
>> >> I can't find the temperature of the
>> > GPU because NVClock does not support this card.
>> > Try under the NVIDIA settings config, "Thermal Settings"
>> > (nvidia-settings)
>> > Yes they (that is my older VDPAU card) run hot, 60-65 deg typ for me.
>> > I'd
>> > increase cooling if it was getting above 70, others may prefer
>> > different...
>> How do you determine the temperature of the card?
> DISPLAY=:0 nvidia-settings -q GPUCoreTemp|grep Attribute
So I determined that my card runs at 54 when idle. It runs as hot as
96 when under load (VDPAU high quality playing a 1080i mpeg2 firewire
This seems excessively hot. Fortunately, it does not affect the
My question is would a 220 with 512 megs of ram run cooler and should
I be concerned about this heat aside from the fact that life of the
card will probably be short? Would replacing the 3 case fans with
something more efficient be advisable?
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