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post #11 of 16
If they're 100 degrees I doubt you'd be able to touch them for more than an instant without getting burned.

If you can for a couple of seconds then they're likely not that hot, which should be okay... But without knowing the temperature for sure it's hard to tell
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Either put a slow fan near the cards, or trim some of these down:
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THat was actually my first instinct. Sorry I havent gotten the temp gun after them yet. I got pretty hammered last night then has to work all day today. Just got home. I will temp in a few hours...first dinner.
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Okay so I finally got the temp gun after them. I ran F@H for about 20 minutes on my max overclock for folding with my normal vcore bump for that OC. I also ran the newest and hottest WU's you can get. The 7620 or whatever, the ones that are worh 5186 points per WU. Anyway, the max temp i got on the gun was 62c. I actually times how long I can hold my finger on them and its about 3-4 seconds and thats with decent pressure on my finger. Do you think that was long enough to fully saturate the Caps to their normal temperature or should I go longer? I will say that I have done several foldathons at this OC and so far nothing bad has happened....I just dont want it to so thats why I ask. I suppose it wouldnt hurt to get some of those copper ramsinks and trim them down just to be safe.

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That's not as ridiculous as previously thought then. I'd bet a little more airflow in there would bring things back into the comfort zone.
 
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post #15 of 16
62*C is prob quite normal for them, i would stay clear of those mosfet heatsinks though. all it would take is one of them to drop off and byebye bottom card.

i wouldnt consider folding to be that hard on the card compared to looped 3dmark 11 runs or something but your caps should be fine.
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I have backplates on the way for them anyway so if one falls off its no biggie. I kinda want something made out of aluminum so that matches nicely

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