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I have a GTX 260 Core 216 (the first 65nm version) I got from ebay for $75 (it seemed like a good deal)

So far on stock clocks (to make sure its stable) I've done the following:

Furmark for 30 min
OCCT 1 hour error test
Folding almost 24 hours (15 wu's so far with shader oc'd to 1509 from stock 1242)


Max temps 81 cel, runs in the upper 70's (my house is over 75F ATM also)


Anything else ?
post #2 of 10
yea man you already hit all the major stability tests

you're good to go
Edited by badatgames18 - 4/27/11 at 11:05am
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I would think you hit all the major players there. Perhaps overkill, but all looks good
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Looks like a good card to me!
 
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
yea man you already hit all the major stability tests

you're good to go

Quote:
Originally Posted by RussianJ View Post
I would think you hit all the major players there. Perhaps overkill, but all looks good
Sounds good to me


And OCCT GPU:

post #6 of 10
Looks like you got all the bases covered. For me, I just fold.
    
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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
I have a GTX 260 Core 216 (the first 65nm version) I got from ebay for $75 (it seemed like a good deal)

So far on stock clocks (to make sure its stable) I've done the following:

Furmark for 30 min
OCCT 1 hour error test
Folding almost 24 hours (15 wu's so far with shader oc'd to 1509 from stock 1242)


Max temps 81 cel, runs in the upper 70's (my house is over 75F ATM also)


Anything else ?
Run Unigine Heaven Benchmark and see if it locks up.

http://unigine.com/download/#heaven
     
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Seems you got the stability test out of the way. However I wouldnt call $75 a good deal on a 65nm
    
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Check my 260 OC in sig, Highest on here, Check the GTX260 club.

As for stabability, ATI Tool works well IMO.
   
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post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
Seems you got the stability test out of the way. However I wouldnt call $75 a good deal on a 65nm
Cheapest i'd seen them, and that was shippped. But yeah as these things go the next day I see a 55nm for $80. But it'll serve my purposes
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