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awesome, thanks. do u think the vf700 would be better than stock hsf? might have a guy who will do a trade plus some games.
Is it ok to have the vid card fan running 100% all the time, 24/7? Or should i put it down to 75% or so? thanks, Mike.

Well im having a problem, running everything right, open vlc to watch a dvd on my pc, and graphics just goes black, system still running, can hear the movie playing, but nothing but a black screen. any idea?


Also, under load, what is the max temp it should get at?

Ive got the stock clocks that u showed in your faq, and the right volatage, and idle im getting around 58-59 degrees with fan control set to dynamic based on gpu temp. Is this ok?

Sorry for all the questions, i've def. repped ya. Mike
     
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VF700 won't cut it in my opinion....

In Atitool, you can switch between profiles. I would run the default profile when not playing games, and instruct ATITool to load the new 3D profile once 3D is detected.

Not sure what the issue with the movie is?

Stay below 70C I would say, although those cards can take more.

Those Idle temps seem ok to me... not great, but ok. Since you're running in 3D mode, the temps are higher than the idle temops you usually had (which arein 2D mode)
    
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ohh ok, well i ran 3dmark06 just now on the stock clocks that u showed in your faq, and the right volatage, with fan control set to dynamic based on gpu temp and the highest was 77 degrees throughout the graphics testing. So i'll do what you say about the 3d mode thing. Is 4542 pretty descent for 3dmark06? also, whats your email addy? thank you
     
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Reasonable at stock.

I got about 6,000 with an X1900XT and an Opteron 165. Both overclocked though

I think you should exceed 5,000 easily when you overclock.
    
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yea i just tried the 3d detection thing, then played not even 5 mins of fear and then had like checkered box style thing goin on. Maybe im not made for oc'n lmao. Gonna try it again and see what happens. Is it allright to have the same voltage in your faq and 600/700 clocking? thanks a bunch
     
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i think the problem might be with 3d detection, i wonder if it would be good idea to uninstall drivers and ati tool, then reinstall them? let me know what i should do chozart. thanks
     
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Ok, so this is whats weird. I run the 625/750 clocks w/ fan control set to 100%, run 3dmark06 fine, fan keeps on blowing. Then, when i open fear, the fan goes automatically down and doesn't stay at 100%, its almost like its automatically going into dynamic based on gpu temp setting. im lost
     
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Ok.. seems like FEAR is not detected correctly somehow.

What if you just load your overclocked profile, disable 3D recognition in ATITool and play the game?
    
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thats what i did and the fan auto goes off.
     
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guess the game takes over??? Odd though
    
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