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I've got a EAH4850 as part of my year-old custom built PC that melts when Minesweeper looks at it sideways.
I routinely get temps over 100C running games that it should handle with ease. I go into the chargen for STO, for example, at get the popup warning, for example. I know the card infamously runs hot, but I'm not in the mood to add aftermarket cooling or play around with my case (its a big black Antec with giant fans that should be more than sufficient for airflow.)
Can I get some recommendations on cards that offer similar performance in a similar price range (under $200). I'm perfectly happy with ATI otherwise, just want something that doesn't chronically overheat.
If there is a next-gen card worth hopping on at this point that might extend the life of my system (Core 2 Duo E8400) that'd be appreciated too.