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post #11 of 23
The fan is definitely spinning (if it wasn't, it would go way above 80c), but I would recommend re-applying paste for the GPU, or look at it first.

iRaiden is right! When you run 2 monitors on the same card, temperature will raise. I've also heard that if you run at two different resolutions, it creates more heat (I don't have 2 monitors, but it's been rumored).
Edited by maTyaR - 6/5/11 at 4:23pm
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Hmm well my 6950 flashed is idling at 81C running two monitors at 1080p. Damn reference coolers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Penicilyn;13764000 
Hmm well my 6950 flashed is idling at 81C running two monitors at 1080p. Damn reference coolers.

How's in game load?
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ok both cards are back in and the new corsair unit is powering the system. the top card is now idle at 44c on a warm day. Second card is cooler.

Thanks guy's. btw, a bit of advice like some members have already said on this thread, please read the OP. It tells you i have all case fans off and one card in the system.
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Good to know it is better now. It seemed odd they were so hot. I am running eyefinity on one 6970 at idle is 40c and loaded in BLops it is 55c and crysis is 65-67c.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW;13771158 
ok both cards are back in and the new corsair unit is powering the system. the top card is now idle at 44c on a warm day. Second card is cooler.

Thanks guy's. btw, a bit of advice like some members have already said on this thread, please read the OP. It tells you i have all case fans off and one card in the system.
rep to those who helped.
Thank you.

usually find if you have a 2nd monitor connected and its not disabled then idling temps are usually 10oC higher than normal..
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My 6970 is idling at 50-55 C with two monitors .... Hm well we dint figure out what was causing the problem though
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I haven't got a 6970 but i do have the 6950 unlocked to 6970 spec and mine Idle's at 29 degrees!

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Even apon startup my cards are hotter than that... and the 6900 range usually doesnt even record data untill above 30oC
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GPU Acceleration while browseing webpages can heat up some GPU's but the GPU usage never moves a bit though :/ try disableing GPU Acceleration in the internet options
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Quote:
Originally Posted by smorg;13771441 
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Even apon startup my cards are hotter than that... and the 6900 range usually doesnt even record data untill above 30oC

lol i got a 4870 and had a 5870 it reads below 30c on cold air or cool room wink.gif


i would check case air flow and redo the past
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