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post #1 of 10
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I know this has been asked before, but I wanted to get the current opinion. What's a safe 24/7 voltage and safe temp for 6950s?
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post #2 of 10
1.15voltage is safe for 24/7 try not to over 1.2 voltage temp for do not pass 95c

Good luck !!
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WUT? I'm running 1,2V???
   
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post #4 of 10
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This is why I asked. The opinion is either 1.2 or 1.3.
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post #5 of 10
If depends how cool you run the cards... but 1.2v should be fine since the stock vcore for the hd6970 is only slightly lower.
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I've got a new problem here. No matter what I change my voltage to, afterburner shows it as 1.150 on the voltage monitor.
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post #7 of 10
I'd say 1.3 is OK for cards with proper VRMs. But some non-reference 6950s (like those with 6870 PCBs) have inferior VRMs compared to reference 6950s, so who knows what would be a safe voltage for those cards.
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iv ran mine at 1.3v for a while , it wont damage the card unless it gets too hot . But thats what custom fan profiles are for =) i use 1.175v most of the time .
    
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iv ran mine at 1.3v for a while , it wont damage the card unless it gets too hot . But thats what custom fan profiles are for =) i use 1.175v most of the time .
1.175 is also what I use. Stock 6970 voltage. Works well with overclocks and is safe too.
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1.3v is safe, just keep temps good.
    
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