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So just got my first build finished last night and this thing is slap half amazing and wicked fast. My i7 2600k is idling at 26 Degrees, Asus Z68 pro idles at 20 Degrees, but for some reason the 6950 is idling around 47-51... is this normal? am I just freaking out for nothing?

thanks for the help
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whats your fan speed at, i wouldn't worry about it personally.
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Doesn't sound to bad too me, after about an hour or so my 5830 hovers around 51C and stays there unless I play a game. So if anything, I would assume that's pretty decent considering how much more power it uses.


Edit: My base fan speed is 50%, I got like mid to high 50s until I ramped that up. That makes me believe that is an impressive temp if the fan is only running at 10% or so.
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Right now the card is at 51, activity is 2% and the fan speed is at 13%
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I wouldnt worry bout it @13% fan speed. Mine idles at 32@35%fan
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Thanks guys...I just thought it was strange how everything was so much more cooler that my GPU but guess I just had to learn lol
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Dont know if yours is reference or dcii, but my asus 6950 dcii 2gb is sitting right @ 36c @10%

If you have the dcii I would think you might just have airflow issues in your case. If so pop your door and see what happens and that would tell you if your card is running hot or if its something else.
    
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