Overheating with nvidia ( proprietary ) driver

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – jak24 wrote:Hello,I'm using laptop with NVS 3100m video card and nouveau driver for it. Today I moved to proprietary driver and was surprised by it's behaviour. While idling it takes just a few seconds to calm down to 50-55C, on the other hand any activity dramatically heats my machine. For example, watching video, opening a lot of tabs in firefox or launching darkplaces rises the temperature up to 70-85C. Launching any game via wine constantly increases the temperature to the critical limit in a few minutes. I suppose this is not how the driver should work. With nouveau it was never (HowTos)