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High idle temp 6950 w/dual monitors.

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Just installed a Visiontek 6950. Heres the card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129171&Tpk=6950

Anyways is there a way to get these cards to downclock with dual mons? I'm idling right now at 51c. And thats at 50% fan speed eek.gif

The card wont drop below 450 on the core but when I disable the second monitor it instantly drops down to 250.

I am using AB to control/monitor fan speed and temps.
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It's meant to idle at a higher core clock with dual monitors, otherwise you get artifacts/flickering.

Mine idles at 400mhz on the core with two monitors compared to the 150mhz with a single monitor.
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Well I guess but idling at 52c with 50% fan is pretty weak.
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It's meant to idle at a higher core clock with dual monitors, otherwise you get artifacts/flickering.

Mine idles at 400mhz on the core with two monitors compared to the 150mhz with a single monitor.

This, it scales the more monitors you have enabled. 500 core /w 3 monitors enabled.
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So are those normal temps or not really? I'm in the same boat as this dude here. I'm idling at 50c with 45% fan in AB. I also run dual displays.

I had to move my GPU down to the x8 slot cuz it was running so hot I actually got 2-3c decrease off my Cpu temp by moving the card.
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