i edited my post referring to the kernel sources.
you always go full speed? i use a 8800gts and even with this...
amd 64 x2 4600(zalman 7700cu)@2600, asrock 939nf4g-sata2, nvidia 8800 gts 640 mb@651/1031, 2x1024 corsair xms twinx pc3200c3@2-2-2-5, be quiete blackline p5 420 watt
sabayon linux 3.5 loop1 beta/ windows xp prof...
and crysis on "high" with 1280x1024 i run my fan with 60% and the temperature is about 50 - 60 C.
so why go faster and louder? i am waiting for a new driver.
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