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Have not had my card throttle once with the 90 degree temps
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Yes, those temps are okay.

I would not use the +200mV tweak for Afterburner unless you are willing to risk your card. It is unlikely that any damage would occur at +200mV, but if you aren't on water cooling I wouldn't try it. Just my opinion though. If you really do want +200mV though, use the new version of Trixx, which supports it with no tweaks.

There really isn't any reason to flash a different BIOS unless you wanted to put the Asus one on and use GPU Tweak instead of Afterburner (it also allows higher voltage). But you can flash to one side of the switch and still have the default BIOS on the other side, so it is pretty fail-safe if you wanted to fool with it.

Thank you for your reply,

Maybe I will try out the +200mV and +13 Aux voltage once i'm under water to try and hit 1500Mhz Memory clock and +1200Mhz Core.

I like afterburner, I never used Trixx, and probably will use that command in AB to hit +200mV.

I just ran Valley Extreme HD preset, with the OC 1180, 1450 +100mV +50 Power Limit and I am scoring lower then my score when I just got the card out of the box! rolleyes.gif

Valley must be really broken, or something.

Because my graphics score in Firestrike Extreme has gone up a decent amount from the OC over stock.
    
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Yes i am 28c idle and 36c 100% load temp . Nice backplate too........



Im glad i got it cause nearly all koolance and ek blocks are sold out on east coast of OZ and heard reports of ek blocks leaking ....... MERRY XMAS DUDES santa.gif

Don't take this personally but I somehow doubt your full load is 36c...... I haven't seen anyone with a full load under 45c

Mine personally hits as high as 55c but is normally around 50c
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Well he could be using a chiller or has low ambient temperatures, you never know,
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Well he could be using a chiller or has low ambient temperatures, you never know,

Yea i'm not saying his temp isn't 36c full load, I just find it hard to believe since I haven't seen anyone under 45c max load iirc. As far as ambient temps he is in Australia it says so I doubt they are that low.

I didn't even know a thing such as a chiller existed, i'm guessing it is just something you connect to the loop that chills water somehow? How does that work exactly.

I should mention mine hitting 55c was with +100mV/1200 core, but I can't run over 1100/1150 mhz and be totally stable, so I just run 1100 on stock volts which usually tops @ 47-50c
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Yea i'm not saying his temp isn't 36c full load, I just find it hard to believe since I haven't seen anyone under 45c max load iirc. As far as ambient temps he is in Australia it says so I doubt they are that low.

I didn't even know a thing such as a chiller existed, i'm guessing it is just something you connect to the loop that chills water somehow? How does that work exactly

I wonder what his vrm temps are
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I wonder what his vrm temps are

me too..... I personally hit 60-65c max but I am usually lower @ 55c or so
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Don't take this personally but I somehow doubt your full load is 36c...... I haven't seen anyone with a full load under 45c

Mine personally hits as high as 55c but is normally around 50c

His temps are similar to mine.

I have XFire 290x in my rig & my brother has single 290x all watercooled & pretty much identical temps to him.

All running EK Blocks and no leaks.

Cheers
Mat




Edited by HoZy - 12/24/13 at 5:16pm
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If you have over 10C delta then your loop is not enough. I had several gpus on a loop and most of them were between 30C and 37C
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I really don't know what to say, I mean my 290x idles at 30c and hits 50c max, very rarely 55c. seems perfectly normal to me. like I said, from everything i've seen you guys just have lower temps than most people.

My ambient is around 70F so 21C and my gpu idles @ 30c on a loop it shares with my cpu. Seems fine to me but i'm a water cooling noob. All I know for sure is everything is setup correctly.
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