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post #18241 of 43971
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mine stick too.

open CCC, go to the perforamce tab, enable overdrive, click reset to default and save. You may have to do it a few times.

should fix it.

thnks +rep
post #18242 of 43971
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@coree: you have your vrms backwards.

vrm1 is core, vrm2 is memory.

Vrm2 doesnt need crazy cooling.
I keep confusing these.. :L
post #18243 of 43971
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Vrm2 doesnt need crazy cooling.

well with 16ICs, if you wanted high memory you should be sure to put a large heatsink on it wink.gif
but yea, they shouldn't be any hotter then the main VRMs.
   
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So the VRM1 is the longer strip? VRM2 the 3 smaller ones located near the pci bracket?
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yes sir...
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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

well with 16ICs, if you wanted high memory you should be sure to put a large heatsink on it wink.gif
but yea, they shouldn't be any hotter then the main VRMs.

i have a gelid icy vision on my GPU and just a couple silly aluminium sinks on my vrm2, and they rarely break 65 at 1300mhz on the memory.

Vrm1 on the otherhand....lol
post #18247 of 43971
Hmm, should I add screws on the VRM1 too? I think there isn't enough pressure, as you can see on the picture, the cooler just presses the heatsink into place.
post #18248 of 43971
if you can,

i had to drill out my strip sink to make it fit screws.

aluminum is soft though, doesnt take much effort.
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Can you add me to the list "again" smile.gif



So far I have moved from XFX -> Asus -> Sapphire Tri-X CF -> Powercolor PCS+ CF
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Can you add me to the list "again" smile.gif



So far I have moved from XFX -> Asus -> Sapphire Tri-X CF -> Powercolor PCS+ CF

Don't stop now just a few more brands and you'll have gone through every 290 on the market biggrin.gif
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