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post #1 of 8
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My video card runs 10 degrees hotter on stock speed then when overclocked?

Can somebody explain please.

p.s. I haven't even vModed it yet o.O

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post #2 of 8
Did you monitor your temps while only running / using 2D applications? Unless you set the overclock on your 2D as well, then the temps aren't associated to your overclock at all. Try running 3DMark06 at normal clocks, then run it OC'd and see if the temps do the same thing as before. It would be strange if it does actually drop while OC'd.

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post #3 of 8
Well when you get varying temps like that you will Find that its generally a temp probe misread because of the program. However if its increasing your Fan speed this could also be why...However its most likely the first thing i said.
post #4 of 8
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Ya, well when 2d is on stock speed it runs at 52c, but when oc it drops down to 42, now is 40c o.O.
I havent tried 3d yet, will update you in a sec.
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post #5 of 8
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I dont have a fan connected to video card, its passive cooling.
Ok did some testing, on stock speed after running 3dmark06 temps went up to 65c, and overclocked it droped to about average 62c.
I dont understand whats going on.

Btw Enterprise what do you mean by Temp Probe misreading it?

K, thanks for any info you come up with
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Passive cooling?! Are you serious? I'm suprized it's only getting to the 60's.
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post #7 of 8
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Yeah lol, its massive, there are also 2 40mm fans blowing toward it from PCI, w/e those things are called, I've got it on Newegg for $10.
This thing: http://www.endpcnoise.com/cgi-bin/e/std/sku=zm80d-hp
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post #8 of 8
Not to go off topic, but we should get together and play WC3 some time. Maybe start a WC3 club...



The same thing happened to me when I just applied my AS5
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