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I got issues with this. Idle is sitting around 40 degrees cel. ambient temp is around 19-21 degrees.
Difference is, this is NOT the stock cooler. I have it on the Accelero Hybrid. Before when i first installed it, i had it idling at around 29 degrees, tops of about 32.

Any idea what may have caused it jump up 10 degrees.
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You're lucky you only idle at those temps. My GTX 470 idle's at 80c....

But I'm also on stock cooling and paste.
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it could be that your 480 is not down clocking. I have one currently cooled with a antec 620, but i remember how hot it can get
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Right now, with ambient temps @ 21 degrees, the card is at 38 degrees down clocked to 50mhz. It does appear to be down clocking, but even just by playing Diablo 3 last night, i was pushing the high 70's... Im thinking i may need to adapt a bigger rad, or a better cooling method.
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Why not a reseat?
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I dont think a re-seat is an issue here. Even the rad is hot, the pipes are warm to the touch too. Plain and simple, the 480 is just a hot card.
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post #7 of 40
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Originally Posted by cooler2442 View Post

You're lucky you only idle at those temps. My GTX 470 idle's at 80c....

But I'm also on stock cooling and paste.

You must either live in a desert or have the worst cable management possible to have idle temps of 80c.
post #8 of 40
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You must either live in a desert or have the worst cable management possible to have idle temps of 80c.

Nope it's the card. Right now its 70c in the house and card is idling at 82c while I'm web browsing and this is in a new Rosewill Thor V2 full ATX case I just put everything into. CPU idle's at 33c overclocked from 2.66 to 4.0.
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70c in th house? Surely that's not possible you'd pass out if it was 70c in a room...
post #10 of 40
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Man, your CPU idles just a tad higher then mine, and your gpu is literally twice the heat.

That makes no sense.
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