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Old 02-21-2009, 05:51 PM   #1
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Default Is it okay for a GPU to run at 99% load?

Will this damage it? It does this when gaming, but the temperatures are fine.
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Old 02-21-2009, 06:01 PM   #2
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Default Re: Is it okay for a GPU to run at 99% load?

It's perfectly normal for it to be under full load when you're playing games. Of course it's not going to be damaged by doing what it's been designed to do.
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Default Re: Is it okay for a GPU to run at 99% load?

Good answer right there.
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Old 02-21-2009, 06:21 PM   #4
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Default Re: Is it okay for a GPU to run at 99% load?

Yeah these cards are designed to run under load and at high temps

They are resilient bastards :]
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:31 AM   #5
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Default Re: Is it okay for a GPU to run at 99% load?

If only CPUs could handle the stress/temps a GPU could....that might be an overclocker's dream.
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