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I'm planning on oc my new but use HD5970 and I was wondering what is the max temp on the card is?
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Below 85°C should be safe, it can probably go up to 100°C but will have a short lifespan.
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under 100
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Cool. Thanx guys and gals. I got it at 850/1200 with the fan speed 50% and temps are 65c max so far while I'm playing a game.
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85c is the safe every day temps.
    
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core is not what you need to worry about as much as the vrms they get super hot on 5970s use gpuz and check both the gpu1 and gpu2 vrm temps keep them under 100c.
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by Bal3Wolf View Post
core is not what you need to worry about as much as the vrms they get super hot on 5970s use gpuz and check both the gpu1 and gpu2 vrm temps keep them under 100c.
This comment gets my approval,its the VRMs i worry about....not the core,you find that if you use extra voltage in your overclock its the VRMs temps that tend to limit you,not the core.

At least you can monitor the temps of the VRMs on your card using GPU-Z i cant on my card

BTW i think they(VRM) show up in GPU-Z as VDDCI,correct me if im wrong its been few months now since i last had an AMD card in my rig.
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post #8 of 8
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So keep VRM under 90c and GPU under 80c? I'm been on the safe side with these temps.
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