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i have a question

i installed the duorb on my 8800gt and i loaded hwmoitor on my computer and its saying my 8800gt is at 53C. is that a correct temp or i need to reapply AS5 and cooler
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post #2 of 26
Mine idles at 46C so that seems right.

It all depends on room temp as well. I have 22C Ambient.

But thats at idle. What about load temps. ???
if it passes 60C then Reapply AS5
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if i oc it what is the safe zone for it
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if i oc it what is the safe zone for it
I wouldn't pass 70C just to be safe.
post #5 of 26
38C with 30C ambient here. Loads at 45C. I'd reseat her.

I say overclock the **** out of her regardless of the temps. With the stock cooler this baby was idling at 50-55. You won't get much higher than 700/1650/2000 - core/shader/mem - without modding the bios.
    
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post #6 of 26
With stock cooler 53c-55c is average idle temp.
With DuOrb reseat everything.
post #7 of 26
I get 35C idle 43C load on a GTS. For thermal paste, I used Shin Etsu
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With stock cooler 53c-55c is average idle temp.
With DuOrb reseat everything.

what should be the temps with the duorb
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post #9 of 26
It seems a little high. My 8800gt with my duOrb is running at 36c idle!
post #10 of 26
I'm about 5-6C above case ambient (usually 28-31C) at idle, 9-10C above case ambient (34-38C) under peak load on 3DMark06. Say a peak of 46C. That is with an Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 R2 and single 120mm fan.
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