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So I'm OCing my XFX 6950 2gb. at 840/1300 it idles at around 40-45 degrees, sometimes a little more. When I test for stability in GPUTool it instantly shoots up to 70-75 degrees with 99-100% GPU usage. Is this normal? Also my GPUtool says thats my current clocks are -1/-1, I don't know how to fix that.

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Edited by Fatality_ - 8/10/11 at 6:18pm
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That's perfectly fine. The fan should be hovering around 50% or so at that temperature. Don't know why gpu tool says that though.
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That's perfectly fine. The fan should be hovering around 50% or so at that temperature. Don't know why gpu tool says that though.
Glad to know that's normal. I'm up to 890/1300 now and I'm not having any problems yet.

Does anybody know why GPUTool says that my current clocks are -1/-1? The tool still works, it's just weird that it says that.
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Yeah those temps are fine
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Glad to know that's normal. I'm up to 890/1300 now and I'm not having any problems yet.
Sure it's not throttling because of powertune?
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Sure it's not throttling because of powertune?
is that the Power Control Settings in the CCC? because if it is it's at 0% right now. My AMD Overdrive is enabled but I'm using MSI afterburner to OC

When I go to the Graphics Overdrive tab in the CCC it says my clocks are 250/150 and then when I test for stability they shoot back up to what I have them set in MSI afterburner (900/1300). Is this normal?
Edited by Fatality_ - 8/10/11 at 6:58pm
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I can't get a very high core clock. at 910 I'm stable for a couple mins and then when I put it up to 920 I get pixel mismatches. I thought I would be able to get this thing higher then 910mhz. This is all at stock memory 1300mhz which I'm going to raise now.
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I'm running mine at 1.200v and I'm getting 72c with 65% fan. So I think you're doing better than I am, haha.
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my powercolor hd 6950 2gb unlocked and running at hd 6970 speeds idles at 38-40c and hits 64-65c at 99% load while gaming. This is with 60% fan speed. During stress testing and benching it hits 69-70c at 60% fan
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Mine is running at 900 / 1375. I get 65C during long sessions of gameplay and testing. Mine idles around 50C but my temps might be a bit high because I dont blast my AC in my apartment.
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