Hmm. My 9880 is silent, unless I use GetThermal to increase the fan speed.
One thing to try before you send it back, try putting a book or something under the back...it slants the keyboard, making it a lot easier to type.
Oh ok, I see what you're doing. You're using XP to do it, which is fine, and what I'll do too. What I was doing was using their utility instead, but it doesn't make any difference to me, since their utility sucks.
CPU is 52C, GPU is somewhere around 57C.
I tried to underclock the GPU, but that seems to not work at all - just as hot, and no decrease in performance, so I'm guessing it didn't actually change the GPU clock speeds at all.
I'm starting to feel depressed - after using my 9880 all day, my left wrist hurts from the awkward angle my arm and wrist are placed in to order to reach the keyboard. In addition, every time I go to type something, I literally...