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Overheating NVidia geforce 9800m GTS in a Gateway p7805u notebook. The problem occurs when im playing games specifically Dragon Age Origins. Now i have a Best Buy replacement plan for another year or so but im afraid they will say everything is running correctly and do nothing to solve my problem. I have already had the Hard Drive on this computer get fried once and had that recently replaced. Now im having trouble with the GPU when playing DA:O. The temperatures when playing peak at around 108 to 109 C and i have already tried Setting the powermizer settings to medium performance but i take a big hit in fps when adjusted to this setting. disabling powermizer leads to overheating in about 5 minutes of play or less when stress testing using furmark. if anyone has a viable solution to this problem i would greatly appreciate the assistance. thank you and be well.

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May help to check updates to to your video card's driver, update the BIOS of your laptop. Usually, video driver updates and BIOS updates may contain fixes that can address heat problems. May also help to try to verify if the game you play will have specific video card specs requirements.

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