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so i had my 560ti golden sample since june 2011, and it has always been quite hot... under gaming (bf3, crysis 2 and such) it reaches about 85-90 degrees, but i just ignored it... now, however the card is the noisiest part of my entire computer, and it's driving me mad mad.gif what is considered normal temperatures for this card, and what can i do about it?
post #2 of 12
Arctic Cooling Accelero Mono Plus.

Dead silent, and damn cool smile.gif
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Reseat it or do "The Mod".
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Arctic Cooling Accelero Mono Plus.
Dead silent, and damn cool smile.gif
maybe on a regular gpu, but it shouldn't hit 95 degrees anyway...
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Reseat it or do "The Mod".
i have reseated it several times, but it doesn't make any difference (but why would it?). explain "the mod" better?smile.gif
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Usually there is far too much thermal paste coming from the factory. Reseating simply allows you to get the maximum thermal transfer possible by not slopping on gobs of thermal paste. As for "The Mod" its the best thing you could do (short of custom loop watercooling) to lower temps. It took my son's 560ti down from 88C to sub 50C. I give you "The Mod".
Edited by flopticalcube - 10/16/12 at 11:55am
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Usually there is far too much thermal paste coming from the factory. Reseating simply allows you to get the maximum thermal transfer possible by not slopping on gobs of thermal paste. As for "The Mod" its the best thing you could do (short of custom loop watercooling) to lower temps. It took my son's 560ti down from 88C to sub 50C. I give you "The Mod".
oh, that's what you mean by reseating... also done a couple of times, and it keeps my card from overheating but that's about it mad.gif won't be bothered modding it as it is a old, cheap card, plus i don't really have anywhere to mount a radiator rolleyes.gif is the 560TI's just to hot in general, or is mine faulty?
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Well I have experience with only two of them both EVGA SC models and one went to 88C on full load after a few minutes. I gave it a more aggressive fan profile and that dropped to 82C but then I did the mod so now it gets 49C (53C@1020MHz). The other one barely broke 80C so I'll probably just leave it so there is some variation even within models. Total cost to me was $45 so I thought it was worth it. Its actually an ideal card to mod because if I screw it up, its not a huge loss and at the same time its now near the speed of a 570/660/HD7870 so it has new life for another year. LOL at not having the space to mount a rad... here is what I did.
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90c seems too hot. What kind of thermal paste are you using?

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Well I have experience with only two of them both EVGA SC models and one went to 88C on full load after a few minutes. I gave it a more aggressive fan profile and that dropped to 82C but then I did the mod so now it gets 49C (53C@1020MHz). The other one barely broke 80C so I'll probably just leave it so there is some variation even within models. Total cost to me was $45 so I thought it was worth it. Its actually an ideal card to mod because if I screw it up, its not a huge loss and at the same time its now near the speed of a 570/660/HD7870 so it has new life for another year. LOL at not having the space to mount a rad... here is what I did.
well... i am currently using a haf x, and the only 120 mm-mounting is blocked by a brand new nh-d14 redface.gif
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90c seems too hot. What kind of thermal paste are you using?
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last time i used noctua nt-h1, which performs really well on both cpu and laptop smile.gif
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