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Actually scratch that the temps go up to 80ºC with 100% power on the graphics coolers (3200rpm). Gonna try now with the case opened and see what happens. If the temps go up to 70-80 again is that a valid reason to get a new card? Also I'm Catalyst 12.10.

Damn even with the open case it goes to 70ºC or more. And only a few degrees cooler when vsync on.
Edited by anejchy - 11/25/12 at 2:59am
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post #22 of 26
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Actually scratch that the temps go up to 80ºC with 100% power on the graphics coolers (3200rpm). Gonna try now with the case opened and see what happens. If the temps go up to 70-80 again is that a valid reason to get a new card? Also I'm Catalyst 12.10.
Damn even with the open case it goes to 70ºC or more. And only a few degrees cooler when vsync on.

80C is still ok. Do you have the fan on auto?
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post #23 of 26
Hmm, my 6950 at 880mhz only hit's 60c with 40% fan speed on full load, so those 7950 temps do seem a little high TBH thinking.gif
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post #24 of 26
Why only 850 MHz ? Mine is at 1100/1500+ at stock volts and power.

dunx

P.S. Mine is at 69 degrees at 80% load, 24/7.
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post #25 of 26
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80C is still ok. Do you have the fan on auto?
Nope I have a custom profile. The fan speed rises with temperatures.

Btw my card is on stock(950/1250) and so hot... Also tomorrow I'm adding a new fan intead of the crap back one smile.gif We'll see what that does. But I still doubt that it will change anything with the graphics card because even if I open my case it doesn't change much frown.gif
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post #26 of 26
I have the MSI twin frozr iii not XFX but at 1100 core and 1400 mem my max load temps are only 67c. At idle it throttles to 300 core and 150 mem and I stay at 33c. I know its different but 47 idle seems high
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