Newer GPUGRID Tasks Keep GPU Really Hot

Recent GPUGRID tasks, like I60R2-NATHAN_KIDKIXc22 or 27x0-SANTI_RAP74wtCUBIC really keep my NVidia GTX 560 hot, i.e., as warm as 70° Celsius or higher.

Fri Sep  6 17:16:38 2013       
+------------------------------------------------------+                       
| NVIDIA-SMI 5.325.15   Driver Version: 325.15         |                       
|-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| GPU  Name        Persistence-M| Bus-Id        Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan  Temp  Perf  Pwr:Usage/Cap|         Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. |
|===============================+======================+======================|
|   0  GeForce GTX 560     Off  | 0000:01:00.0     N/A |                  N/A |
| 92%   76C  N/A     N/A /  N/A |      866MB /  1023MB |     N/A      Default |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Compute processes:                                               GPU Memory |
|  GPU       PID  Process name                                     Usage      |
|=============================================================================|
|    0            Not Supported                                               |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+

Overall CPU keeps cool, fans rotate normally, see below values from sensors:

fam15h_power-pci-00c4
Adapter: PCI adapter
power1:       31.49 W  (crit = 124.95 W)

k10temp-pci-00c3
Adapter: PCI adapter
temp1:        +13.5°C  (high = +70.0°C)
                       (crit = +90.0°C, hyst = +87.0°C)

it8721-isa-0290
Adapter: ISA adapter
in0:          +2.81 V  (min =  +0.88 V, max =  +2.32 V)  ALARM
in1:          +2.78 V  (min =  +0.58 V, max =  +2.09 V)  ALARM
in2:          +0.84 V  (min =  +0.01 V, max =  +1.43 V)
+3.3V:        +3.31 V  (min =  +2.98 V, max =  +3.14 V)  ALARM
in4:          +0.34 V  (min =  +1.06 V, max =  +1.37 V)  ALARM
in5:          +2.52 V  (min =  +1.24 V, max =  +2.14 V)  ALARM
in6:          +2.35 V  (min =  +0.14 V, max =  +1.16 V)  ALARM
3VSB:         +4.82 V  (min =  +0.00 V, max =  +4.78 V)  ALARM
Vbat:         +3.31 V  
fan1:         384 RPM  (min =   34 RPM)
fan2:           0 RPM  (min =   10 RPM)  ALARM
fan3:        1412 RPM  (min =   17 RPM)
temp1:        +34.0°C  (low  = -47.0°C, high = +51.0°C)  sensor = thermistor
temp2:        +34.0°C  (low  = -101.0°C, high = -61.0°C)  ALARM  sensor = thermistor
temp3:       -128.0°C  (low  = -22.0°C, high = -12.0°C)  sensor = disabled
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