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post #11 of 25
There was a Sapphire 4870X2 that was water cooled with a single 120mm rad, kind of like an all in one unit similar to Corsair unit
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Wow thats CPU and all off of a h50 darn near. lol. I may end up putting a little 120mm rad in here with a bay res/pump combo. shouldnt be more than $100..
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On my 4870x2 I had, I used Cooler Master Thermal Fusion 400 and OCZ Freeze with great success. They are hot cards, like Fermi hot.
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I dont know, probably hotter than fermi, I have a 480 in my main PC, and it doesn't get hot like this sucker!
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well, still having issues, artifacts, and lock ups while doing anything 3d. ..sigh..


..I'm heating up the oven, will report back in a few..
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ok, 7 mins @ 400f, 2 mins @325f, 90s @200f, then oven off door open to cool down. probably dead, but this worked for one of my 8800gt's that is still rocking as we speak. hopefully this works!!
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ok, well, I'm back in windows now. This post is from my secondary. So far its at least doing basic display, so nothing was lost. Gonna fire up some black ops.. wish me luck!

..oh, its idling at like 36-38c now? how weird? maybe a reseat helped?
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post #18 of 25
AS5 has to be heat cycled to cure properly, so expect better temps as the card is used more.

I'm curious to see if baking it helped.
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wow, just finished an entire round of BLOPS! that has NEVER happened!! and monitored with GPUz core temps never saw above 65C. I'm stunned. The bake method has YET AGAIN proved to be successful! Hopefully it lasts. I'll update.

Now, I have to figure out how to get this q6600 to stabilize past 2.8ghz. I think it has to do with this crappy 650i mobo not liking 6gbs of RAM. This exact same mobo took a different Q6600 to 3.6ghz, and this Q ran on a 680i @3.0ghz so I know its capable. Just cant figure it out :/
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..time for another round

srry double post, meant to edit, and accidentally quoted..
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