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ok so im using ATT to OC my card i have it at 688/824 with core voltage at 1.5500 and memory voltage at 2.0861 (keep in mind those settings are only for when im playing 3D applications.

Now what do you guys think safe core/mem voltages are for this card?

also when im at load my card hits about 85c core and 60mem, is that too high?

I heard that the X1900 series cards are ment to go into the 90C and be ok.
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Think those voltages are getting a bit high, esp. core.

Temps are ok; these cards can indeed deal with high temps. You don't have too much headroom left though.... You definately should stay below 95C or so.
    
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ok but what about the voltages?

I was thinking maybe i could lower the volts a little and will still be stable at those speeds, and maybe lower volts will drop temps a little.
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As I said, the volts are a little high for my taste Drop them a little (core esp.) and see if it remains stable.
    
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When looking at the pic below speed fan said the bottom Core was at 69C.

Im not sure exaclty what core that is though, but im guessing my video card?

Is it bad for it to be that high?


sorry it isnt a thumb wasnt sure how to do it.
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I think Speedfan uses that sensor for Core 2 Duo CPUs.

YOur video card can handle really high temperatures. I think they're spec-ed to handle up to a hair over 100C(!). I would stay below 90C myself, preferable a whole lot lower, like 75C. I use ATITool to measure temps myself. ATT does not measure temps?
    
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ATT does, look at the ATT panel to the right in that pic. towards the bottom left it has temp settings.

It says GPU 78 and ENV(im not reallly sure what that means lol) 56

Now i have a new question though, when i start up my games now sometimes my monitor says something like "out of range frequency" Does anybody know what could be causing this?
Im guessing its either i have my Video card overclocked to high or my voltages are to low.
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Out of Range Frequency generally means that your video card is sending a refresh rate to the monitor which the monitor does not support. Thus, if your monitor supports a max refresh rate of 70Hz, and you send 75Hz to it, the monitor will respond with that message.
    
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Don't forget that you're unable to monitor the video memory temperatures. I often see people slowly killing their cards because they push the video memory too high. You can tell those that have because their OCs slowly diminish over time....
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Don't forget that you're unable to monitor the video memory temperatures. I often see people slowly killing their cards because they push the video memory too high. You can tell those that have because their OCs slowly diminish over time....
what would you suggest i stop at when OC my memory on my 1900XT? i have the voltages at stock.
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