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I've used AS5 on my GPU and didn't encounter any problems but some people recommend the Ceramique.
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Too hot - I'd say the cooler hasn't been applied correctly.

Most definitively.
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Ok, I reapplied with the mx-4 paste, and it gets to 95c (I still think thats too much with this cooler.. but is it okay, that it reaches this?) This is playing BF3 again, after 20min

this was at auto fan speed ~ was at 59% fan speed when at these c according to ccc


Its a improvement tho.
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Ok, I reapplied with the mx-4 paste, and it gets to 95c (I still think thats too much with this cooler.. but is it okay, that it reaches this?) This is playing BF3 again, after 20min

this was at auto fan speed ~ was at 59% fan speed when at these c according to ccc


Its a improvement tho.
Download msi afterburner and create a custom fan profile (it should be on more than 59% at 95c). 95c is 'safe' but it's still hotter than these cards ever get under normal circumstances.
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post #15 of 36
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Download msi afterburner and create a custom fan profile (it should be on more than 59% at 95c). 95c is 'safe' but it's still hotter than these cards ever get under normal circumstances.
What would be a good setup in the profile?



Also HW monitor says it runs 1.17V for the ones asking.


Also to note, I have not cleaned it in months and theres extremely much dust in it, on the fans etc. So the airflow may not be perfect, might have something to do with it aswell.
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post #16 of 36
wow that thing is hot! my unlocked 6950 with higher clock than 6970 get 70 on full load with stock cooler. Can you ask the seller to give you the original cooler?
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post #17 of 36
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He does not have it anymore. But right now I have it running at 80% fan speed (still its quite) and its getting to 94c max when playing BF3. So Id say this is okay for now, or what do you guys think? - I will clean the whole **** in a few days and see if it creates a better air flow.
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post #18 of 36
well with those kind of cooler, its stay on the case and with stock cooler the air burst on the back of the case which is better. How can he not have it anymore lol!
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post #19 of 36
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Thing is, the card does not feel hot at all at these degrees.. makes no sense.
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I tried taking the case side off, and it got to max 82c... and on again 95c. There must be something wrong with my airflow.
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