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Good god my VDDC phase 1 and 2 temps are 90C !!! What the hell ?!!!
why are they so hot ?!

my OC settings are:-
GPU1:-
Core clock 1000MHz
Memory clock 1200MHz * 4 = 4800MHz
Voltage 1.3V

GPU2:-
Core clock 980MHz
Memory clock 1200MHz * 4 = 4800MHz
Voltage 1.3V

How can i cool them down? i know that they can handle up to 125C but that is not acceptable at all.
I did not remove the heat sink at all.
    
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Originally Posted by Tduckro;15620352 
Put that baby under water!

well i'm going to in a month or two but isn't there anything i can do for now?
    
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is it any wonder lol!!!!!

your running 1.3v thats rediculously high, your going to kill your card. Turn it down to 900mhz or whatever you can get at a safe voltage, you wont notice a difference in gaming but your temps will drop significantly.

ID say 1.2v is the absolute safe aircooled limit.

so your answer is: turn your volts down to 1.2 at most untill its under water. You probably wont even need that kind of voltage once its watercooled

edit: my 5850 would do 1000mhz at 1.225v and vrms would be around 75C I think, now I regarded that as borderline safe but in all honesty whats the point when it would do 950mhz at 1.186v.

Hardly worth all the extra volts and heat for a few mhz
Edited by Juliancahillane - 11/8/11 at 12:14pm
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fantasy;15620412 
well i'm going to in a month or two but isn't there anything i can do for now?

Lower the OC clocks and voltage and increase the fan speed. That's all you can do without taking the HSF apart.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15620486 
Lower the OC clocks and voltage and increase the fan speed. That's all you can do without taking the HSF apart.

my fan speed is always at 100% when i'm benchmarking. anyways i dropped the voltage to 1.25V and the VRM temps dropped from 90C to 70 !!! WOW

now i know why people keep saying never go above 1.3V or reach that voltage till you water cool your card. i was always looking at the GPU temps never VRMs.

anyways thankx guys.
    
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no problem. yep vrms are the weak point. but at least you can check them unlike the gtx460s!
    
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