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I will be running GPGPU compute programs on these cards 24/7. Currently, I am maxing out at approx 81-84 degreesC. My fan speed is already at max. Is this a safe temperature for this GPU?
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I installed a new fan, which brings my temps down to 76-77c max. is this safe for 24/7 usage?
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That's pretty high. I wouldn't let them run 24/7 that high but i guess depend, as long as you keep them below 85C imo. Your 5xxx run that hot? Dang, the 5870 lightning II i sold to someone last week, it ran 100% usage at below 60C with like 55-60% fan.
Edited by Ocnewb - 5/10/11 at 8:27pm
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I have a reference xfx 5830 I got for $110 at newegg. I have it sandwiched between two other cards in an old crappy case. It isn't optimal, but it works. I just want to make sure I don't kill my cards. thanks.
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post #5 of 8
Oh no wonder, you're sandwiching them so they don't really have much space to breath. You should be fine as long as they don't go over 100C, but i do recommend to keep them below at least 85C for longer life i guess.
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post #6 of 8
Hi Bartonn. As ^ he said it isn't ideal to have the cards sandwiched together as you described but as long as you can keep them within a good level of around 80-85 you should be okay, just keep checking them every so often to make sure everything is okay.

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Temps are ok, specially now that they are under 80...do not think that should cause any issues. Most reference amd designs will get into low 80s on auto fan settings and are designed to withstand those temps
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alright thanks guys. +rep
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