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wow calm down guys, i didn't mean to start a war.
no, i have not run prime 95, and don't plan on it because my system has NEVER crashed from hours upon hours of games, so that's cool with me. and as far as why a quad, i know that the q6600 is probably by far the best performance for the $$, newer games have great support for multiple cores, and i also do a large amount of multitasking. Also about me using stock cooling, that's about to change, Christmas is around the corner, Nirvana NV 120
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wow calm down guys, i didn't mean to start a war.
no, i have not run prime 95, and don't plan on it because my system has NEVER crashed from hours upon hours of games, so that's cool with me. and as far as why a quad, i know that the q6600 is probably by far the best performance for the $$, newer games have great support for multiple cores, and i also do a large amount of multitasking. Also about me using stock cooling, that's about to change, Christmas is around the corner, Nirvana NV 120
That's the problem i was talking about earlier. You can have an unstable OC and not even know it by playing games, but you will when you corrupt a startup file and have to reformat.
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well point taken, now beside my "unstable OC" and back on the original topic of this thread, can anyone suggest a max safe temp for a 9800gx2, i am thinking about a minor OC of it.
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well point taken, now beside my "unstable OC" and back on the original topic of this thread, can anyone suggest a max safe temp for a 9800gx2, i am thinking about a minor OC of it.
Keep it below 95C and you'll be good.
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EDIT: point was already proven.


what settings are you going to keep the card at? fanspeed?
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110 degrees max
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