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The only downside is it raised my idle temp about 2C. I may have to reseat my TRUE soon anyway, but might thermalright blocks for the GPUs help my temps across the board? The cards idle at 52C and 47C, q6600 idles at 37 - 42C...
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If thats at 3.6GHz do some tweaking and cleaning... Your CPU score should be higher. Mines at 5.200 for CPU at 3.25GHz.
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mmm... I do not doubt your veracity. That score was at 3.5, since my temps are higher at 3.6... But still a problem. Any notion as to what the bottleneck might be?
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Quote:
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mmm... I do not doubt your veracity. That score was at 3.5, since my temps are higher at 3.6... But still a problem. Any notion as to what the bottleneck might be?
Have you overclocked the GT's?
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Your score seems low. I get a higher score than you with a single GTS.
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No, since I'm using the stock coolers, though they aren't terrible. But since you're asking, what are the thermal limits to these GPUs? Is 70C, for example, bad? I hope I didn't just sound really stupid...
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You can still OC with stockcoolers.
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Make sure to use ntune and set your fan speed for both cards to 100%.
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post #9 of 18
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You can still OC with stockcoolers.
Yes, I've gotten the core clock up to 700. Anything past that is unstable. But again, what are the temp limits here?

And why am I bottlenecking? RAM? Timings at 5-5-5-15, as a point of trivia, and linked at 3:2.
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And I just set the fans to 100% in rivatuner. I'm assuming that controls both, yes?
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