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Is my machine going to burn out?

Hi, I am running Unreal 4.6 on my Windows machine (win7) and my GPU is a Nvidia Quadro 2000.

Normally when working in Maya or AfterEffects or other graphics programs like that my machine runs pretty smoothly. But when I run Unreal the fan in my machine (I think it's the GPU fan) is constantly running. Normally I leave my applications ie Maya open on my machine while I sleep etc. Last night I also left Unreal open on my machine. While I was working in Unreal last night the GPU was running at a fever pitch and still this morning when I woke up the fan was spinning very fast. Is this normal ? Should I be worried that it's going to burn out my GPU or Processor? And are there any practices or anything I should do to mitigate a burn out ?

Normally my machine is quite quiet, so I am not use to hearing my machine make so much noise. Maybe this is normal for someone working in Unreal!?

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asked Dec 16 '14 at 06:03 PM in Everything Else

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It is normal if the editor is in focus, but it shouldnt make your gfx and cpu work more than usual when it is minimized(if you enable the option in Editor Settings > Miscellaneous > Use Less CPU When in Background)

Quadro series gpu's arent suitable for UE4 kind of applications, btw, so thats another issue you should consider.

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