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GTX 580 Undervolting

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I'm running GTX 580 SLI, and I've been trying to find different ways of cooling them.

So I decided to undervolt them, I've managed to undervolt them using MSI Afterburner, and drop them to 0.963v.

With stock clocks, this has resulted in a 5c drop in load temps in game. Not bad. And fully stable so far (testing with games)


This graph might give you an idea of different volts and temps

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Update: Ok, it's crashed twice while playing games, going back to stock volts. Might lower them again later, though higher than 0.963v
Edited by adjas - 3/18/12 at 12:30pm
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Nice!
I was thinking of doing the same since I got SLI, temps went up 5-8C!

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