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Laptop GPU temperature measuring

autono-wally, erotibot300autono-wally, erotibot300 love machineRegistered User regular
SO, I have a Dell XPS 1530 with an nvidia 8600MGT (that fualty GPU line) and wanted to know which tools are most reliable when measuring the temperature

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  • EriosErios Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Oh lord I have the same thing. Links to faulty gpu-age?

    Speedfan also is decent.

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  • RookRook Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    The faulty GPU story is the inquirer, so take it with a grain of salt.

    I'm pretty sure it doesn't matter as the bit that fails isn't the the GPU but some other interconnect/other chip, and it's the thermal cycling, rather than the temperature which does it. If someone else knows what's really up It'd be interesting to hear.

    nVidia usually has a temp sensor you can access through the control center.

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