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I started overclocking seriously about 3/4 of a year ago, and through trial and error, and of course, this very site, I have become (I think) more knowledgeable overall about both hardware and the chase after those very last drops of performance that can be possible squeezed out of your hardware. biggrin.gif

Since I created my account here, I found that I was coming here more and more for information and the latest techniques in the "pursuit of performance," as this site's motto states. The community is helpful, friendly, and oftentimes very informative. (Thank you SonDa5 for the Bios flashing tutorials thumb.gif )

As I am still relatively new to the business, I would like to ask a question that has been bugging me for ages: what exactly are the readings in GPU-Z that say 12V, MVDDC, VDDC Current, and VDDC current in mean? I've always wondered...

Also, what is the maximum safe temperatures for VRM's? do you guys think I need to replace my thermal pads if temps are up around 90 degrees in 3dmark 11 @1290/1720 with 1206mv core and 1638mv for mem? (I'm on air).
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12V = Input voltage (Not sure where, PCI-E board connector or PSU connector)
VDDC Current In = Input current, 12V current
MVDDC = Memory Volts
VDDC = GPU Core Current
Current is in amperes
Maximum safe temps for VRMs are 100C on normal models not sure about the other ones
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Originally Posted by DaveLT View Post

12V = Input voltage (Not sure where, PCI-E board connector or PSU connector)
VDDC Current In = Input current, 12V current
MVDDC = Memory Volts
VDDC = GPU Core Current
Current is in amperes
Maximum safe temps for VRMs are 100C on normal models not sure about the other ones


@OP you have already got your answer there.
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