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post #1 of 9
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I just overclocker my x1950 pro at 621/1526 and it's actually stable at around 40C Idle and I think 55C full load. What I would like to know is if I wanna push it more, what would be the max temp for that kind of card so it can remains stable?
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post #2 of 9
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please someone help me.
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post #3 of 9
You sure only Run 55C on Load? Try to run the card on the ATITOOL for about 10-11min by using Scan Artifact see what temp you geting.
If you runing 55c on Load that is VERY GOOD temp.
If only 55c on load, I think you can OC it more By changing your Voltage Higher. If not go any higher I think you max out your card alrdy.
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Well I do use asus smartdoctor since my card is made by asus and after that I scan for artifacts with ati tool. The problem is I reached the maximum oc limit that smartdoctor can go and in the other hand atitool wont work for my card. As soon as I change the frequency, it automatically resets when I apply it. I heard that rivatuner was working with x1950 series but as far as I tried cant find any other program.

Damn it sucks, my card is still so cold!! I think its due to the fan asus put on.
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post #5 of 9
what you mean ATITool Wont work for your Card?
Put the speed back to stock see you can run ATITool for 10min.
I dont think X1950pro with some OC can run 55c on fully load.
Also Your IDLE was 40c and no way your Load was only 55c.
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Like I said I cant modify the gpu and memory speed! I heard that the newest version doesnt work very well with the x1950 series and as for the temp my bad it goes up to 60C.
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post #7 of 9
Try rivatuner, download it and use it to overclock, as well as monitor temps and voltages on the card. If you really are only loading at 60c thats still very good! video cards can withstand about 90c before starting to damage... so you have lots of room to OC. Though back off as soon as you see any artifacts.
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post #8 of 9
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ok cool I'll give it a try! If it doesnt work then I'll wait for a newer version of atitool that supports x1950.

Cant believe I could go up to 90C full load! That's a lot more oc than I expected.

Anyway thanks for the tips.
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post #9 of 9
Yea the X1950 or x1900 and 1800 video card can handle about 90c before starting to Damage. But for 24/7 use, Best to keep your load temp Under 80c.
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