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Why wouldn't it idle decently low? 300 MHz core and 0.8V. Mine idles anywhere from 28-35C depending on ambient. My typical ambient is 27-28C so usually around 34-35C idle.
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Really loving the versatility of this card, reminds me of the 1.8/2.0 turbo engines from VW; can dial them back for efficiency, or pump them up to scream biggrin.gif So far can undervolt to about 100W under load (measured using kill-a-watt) running @ 975, or open it up to 1225 while pulling ~250W. Currently pulling ~50k PPD @ 1025 core on a 8900 WU. Definitely have to address VRM and RAM cooling, as it throttles back even undervolted. How do these play with any of the Accelero coolers? Have seen some people put the S1 on it no problem, and temps plummet.
Edited by btupsx - 10/24/13 at 7:48pm
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hi i got a sapphire 7870 xt and i can't seem to get it working, games crash on any setting i put it on. any ideas?
post #3534 of 5206
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Originally Posted by M3TAl View Post

Why wouldn't it idle decently low? 300 MHz core and 0.8V. Mine idles anywhere from 28-35C depending on ambient. My typical ambient is 27-28C so usually around 34-35C idle.
30-34C here
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Originally Posted by Viperelite View Post

Well after running a benchmark on the free version of Unigine Valley Benchmark I hit a max temperature of 65 and after letting the temps go back down it is idling at 28. I'm surprised how cool this card runs with a single fan and aluminum heat sink. Seems to be hitting full load as far as I can tell. CCC overdrive was showing 100% activity.

Edit: Ran a second test on the same program but with all options on max. It still maxed out the temp at 65C , and under GPUz Sensors tab VRM temp 1 and VRM temp 2 maxed out at 60C.

Score was 1044 with average fps of 25. 14 minimum fps and 48 maximum. Does that seem fairly normal for max graphics valley benchmark? Clocks are still stock at 975 core 1500 memory.
Looks about right given your CPU. I get 1800 score, min-avg-max: 22,44,80 with extreme preset and Intel Core i5 2500K.
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Looks about right given your CPU. I get 1800 score, min-avg-max: 22,44,80 with extreme preset and Intel Core i5 2500K.

Yeah I already knew that the CPU would be a bottleneck until I can get an 83XX series sometime next year. I got this one for like 90$ or less so I can't complain. Still to cheap to spend the money to buy intel even though there really is no competition performance wise.

Edit: Should I be concerned about seeing my 12V drop from 12.13 to 11.88 under load? Also I seem to be getting crazy fluctuations in the core clock and power reading while running a benchmark on Unigine valley. But at the same time If i try it in a game the core clock stays at high performance the whole time as well as stable power readings.

Is that normal for a benchmark to have the card constantly dropping the clock and voltages where as a game will not drop them?
Edited by Viperelite - 10/25/13 at 7:48am
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post #3537 of 5206
Hello all,

I have been reading this forum quite a bit!

Tonight I did the oats2012 cooling solution and I must say its working like a charm.
Didn't take long to install and the noise reduction is worth it alone.

Previous gaming temps were a (noisy stock vtx3d) 80+ temps

Now I'm looking at around 65 degrees and less If I limit my framerate in games like BF3 to 70fps.
That gives me 59c.


Ok I have a few questions;

I have upgraded my vga bios to vtx3d .31

Now I can put my core clock up to sat 1000mhz and apply but when I go in game it reverts to 925mhz!?

Also, is there a way of settings profiles for your system fans as this is what my gpu cooling fans are hooked up to.
dont want to be running them 100% when I'm browsing the net etc.
post #3538 of 5206
Are the fans PWM, if so yes you can set fan curves with either motherboard software or SpeedFan. Might be clocking down to 925 MHz due to power draw, have you increased the power limit?
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Are the fans PWM, if so yes you can set fan curves with either motherboard software or SpeedFan. Might be clocking down to 925 MHz due to power draw, have you increased the power limit?

Yeah I have increased them to 100% with speedfan. was just wondering if there is an easier way to switch between say 100% and 60%?

Yeah power limit is set to +8 on afterburner.

Can't change the voltage settings? is that normal?
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Well I haven't really used Speed Fan but I know you can set a fan curve, but of course it will be based on CPU temps instead of GPU. Think there is some adapters out there to connect regular 120mm fans to the card's fan connector. That way you can set fan curve in say Afterburner.

Have you tried a higher power limit? Did you unlock voltage control in settings?
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