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I want to watercool mines so bad. But I know I have a bad card that won't run 947/1250 on stock voltage and Dell won't ship my VisionTek R9 290 until February. This waiting period is killing me. I've got all the other parts scatters around my computer table.
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I finally got around to putting both my Sapphire r9-290 GPU's and whole system for that matter, under water!

I'm wondering if my temps are too high though.

Idle: 30c
Load: 67c

The radiators get hot as hell and the air coming out of the system is fairly hot. I get these temps whether I am gaming or mining for dogecoin. Any thoughts?
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Originally Posted by dade_kash_xD View Post

I finally got around to putting both my Sapphire r9-290 GPU's and whole system for that matter, under water!

I'm wondering if my temps are too high though.

Idle: 30c
Load: 67c

The radiators get hot as hell and the air coming out of the system is fairly hot. I get these temps whether I am gaming or mining for dogecoin. Any thoughts?

what do you have on the loop all together and how much radiator do you have?

I'm not a watercooling expert by any means but that seems a bit high...

I know I get 50c max with one card and some people even get 42-45 max.

edit: looked at your rig. Looks like a very nice rig/WC setup! imo 67 seems high, that is the max on both cards?

your idle temp is same as mine though.
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what do you have on the loop all together and how much radiator do you have?

I'm not a watercooling expert by any means but that seems a bit high...

I know I get 50c max with one card and some people even get 42-45 max.

edit: looked at your rig. Looks like a very nice rig/WC setup! imo 67 seems high, that is the max on both cards?

your idle temp is same as mine though.

I have 2 rads 360+ 240mm both alphacool XT45 in push configuration w corsair sp120 fans. If I have my air conditioning on I never pass 50 degrees Celsius however when my air conditioner is off is when I hate 67 degrees Celsius sorry for the run on sentences but I'm using my speech to text app on my phone while I Drive
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post #12585 of 43907
67 is a bit high... Might need to remount the gpu block. My koolance block hits around 55 but that's when I slow the pump quite a bit. You may need to increase flow too actually
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I have 2 rads 360+ 240mm both alphacool XT45 in push configuration w corsair sp120 fans. If I have my air conditioning on I never pass 50 degrees Celsius however when my air conditioner is off is when I hate 67 degrees Celsius sorry for the run on sentences but I'm using my speech to text app on my phone while I Drive

lol man OCN can wait, don't do distracted driving.
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post #12587 of 43907
Yeah 67c is high but if you are saying the rads are hot that can mean only one thing; lack of cooling capacity.

Flowrate and mount must be fine by default.

So it could be:

-Fans (Too slow?)
-Bubble (Destroying rad cooling capacity)

Thats all I can think of.
post #12588 of 43907
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1225 is top 50 atm, but probably won't be for long. Top clocking 290/290X cards are reaching 1300+, Good cards 1250, and most hit 1175. Luckily my newer card is looking like 1250 is doable! biggrin.gif 1225 is good, but not great.
Also ,if you see artifacting at 1200 with 1.412, don't think volts are going to get that card any higher.
The artifacting is due to temps, there are none until about 58c.

I wish I had a better card, at 1200 core I really can't complain but I have yet to get a CPU/GPU that gets a crazy OC.
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wow......

Think about all that noise and heat sheesh!!
post #12590 of 43907
is it normal to get all over the place gpu usage % as reported by msi afterburner in some games? Like in BF4 it's usually near 100% the entire time but most other games the gpu usage % fluctuates wildly.

My core clock stays pretty stable +/- 20mhz and I get great fps in everything so I spose it is normal ?

This was me playing some bioshock 2 (infinite sucks)


Edited by HardwareDecoder - 12/29/13 at 10:35pm
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