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the benchmarks say it should be 32C idle and 38C load but mine idles at 45C (1C lower than stock) and load is 80C whats wrong did i mount it incorrectly?
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post #2 of 15
Don't rely on benchmarks to tell you what it should be since your temps will vary due to ambient temps case flow and overclocking
Edited by HyperFocus - 6/11/11 at 1:05pm
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I put the best Zahlaman products around on a BFG 8800GT and it still folded at 72C (but it used to be 95-100c)
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Do you have the fan speed turned up? My MSI 8800GT with the clocks in my sig is folding right now at 56.
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Don't rely on benchmarks to tell you what it should be since your temps will vary due to ambient temps case flow and overclocking
it wasn't making full contact now temps are 38C idle and 51C maximum that's still high but I'll remount it in a few hours.

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Originally Posted by TH3_H4NGMAN View Post
Do you have the fan speed turned up? My MSI 8800GT with the clocks in my sig is folding right now at 56.
yes it was a non controllable fan I'll switch it out for my 130CFM fan in a few hours.

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fixed it i swapped the fans and temps are 36C idle and 45C maximum and this is at 40C room temps (its hot in my room)
Edited by philhalo66 - 6/11/11 at 1:44pm
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
it wasn't making full contact now temps are 38C idle and 51C maximum that's still high but I'll remount it in a few hours.



yes it was a non controllable fan I'll switch it out for my 130CFM fan in a few hours.





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fixed it i swapped the fans and temps are 36C idle and 45C maximum and this is at 40C room temps (its hot in my room)
post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
it wasn't making full contact now temps are 38C idle and 51C maximum that's still high but I'll remount it in a few hours.



yes it was a non controllable fan I'll switch it out for my 130CFM fan in a few hours.



fixed it i swapped the fans and temps are 36C idle and 45C maximum and this is at 40C room temps (its hot in my room)
So it's 100+ degrees Fahrenheit in your room, yet you idle below that.

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post #9 of 15
you just cant have lower idle than your ambient and cant be just +5C over ambiet while max load
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post #10 of 15
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So it's 100+ degrees Fahrenheit in your room, yet you idle below that.

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yes. my CPU is 19C my GPU is 37C right now
and yes it was over 100F in my room (no ac and space heater of a pc)
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