Converting Video for a Long While - Question

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by fleshman03, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. fleshman03 macrumors 68000

    fleshman03

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    Sioux City, IA
    #1
    Hey people. I've got a fast one for you.

    I have visual hub converting a whole pile of videos. Like 8 seasons of shows with 22 episodes each. It'll be running for a little while and I'm ok with that. My question is this: I've had it running for 3 or 4 hours and the fans are at 3k RPMs and the GPU diode... well look at the picture.


    Am I going to be ok leaving it like this for a while. 12+ hours?

    Is my house going to burn or should this be a pretty good stress test for an Nvida GPU?

    This is really the first time I've heard the fan hum too. That is saying something since I usually convert video... just not this many.

    Other than the converting, I'm not doing anything too computing intensive. Just some web surfing and email.

    Thanks for the advice.
     

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  2. misterredman macrumors 6502a

    misterredman

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    #2
    You can always install a fan control utility to lower the temperature.
     
  3. super_kev macrumors 6502

    super_kev

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    Yep, I'd download smcFanControl and bump those fans up.
     

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