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GTX590 Nearly overheating

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#1 - 2013-08-20 01:23:46 UTC
I see there is a sticky about overheating and a search revealed quite a few hits about overheating GPU's, but most everything is well over a year old, and with a multitude of drivers, patches and expansions in that timeframe I thought I would ask for more relevant information.

In short:
Eve online make my video card go nuts, in only a few minutes the fans on the card go to 90% duty cycle, with temps hovering around 85-90C.

Eve is the ONLY game that does this.
Arguably more demanding games such as Planetside 2, Cysis 2 and 3, FarCry 2 and 3 do not do this.

Eve is running at around 200-280 frames per second, with momentary dips under 100 fps when jumping, undocking, entering a cluttered area of ships/'roids/etc.

I am curious why EVE is causing my card to heat so badly, I should be able to run everything at max without heat issues.
My case is very well vented, and again this is the only game I have issue with.

How can I resolve this, because I am tired of the GPU sounding like a wind turbine!

seth Hendar
I love you miners
#2 - 2013-08-20 10:00:34 UTC
try to set eve to "interval one" instead of "interval immediate".

most of the time, you won't see the difference, and this helps A LOT with heat issues on GPUs Big smile
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#3 - 2013-08-22 23:13:32 UTC  |  Edited by: Kurdain
Did that.

It dropped my temps about 20C but also my fps from 280'ish to 60.

It's good though, beats the excessive heat being generated.

They should both fix that and/or give a better explanation of what each of the interval settings actually do....