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Poll Results: Should I voltmod my 4850?

 
  • 77% (14)
    Yes vmod and oc the hell out of it.
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    No leave it alone and oc with stock voltage.
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post #21 of 26
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I would remount but for the love of god when I tighten the cooler the cards pcb bends. So I cant actually get it really tight like I would do to a CPU cooler.
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I would remount but for the love of god when I tighten the cooler the cards pcb bends. So I cant actually get it really tight like I would do to a CPU cooler.

http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=585250

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I cut up a large northbridge heatsink and mounted it on the v-regs (the little black chips by the grey chokes) and also sinked the chokes as well.

It droped that (memio) temp allot.
try directing some airflow to the vrm area and check if it drops temps for you.
Edited by gamervivek - 12/17/08 at 5:45pm
    
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post #23 of 26
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I'm using the heatsinks that came with the cooler. They seem like decent ones. Not small at all. And I did install them right. I dont know wth to do.

*edit* so MEMIO are the black things on the back of the card?
Edited by ChrisB17 - 12/17/08 at 5:52pm
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post #24 of 26
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I'm using the heatsinks that came with the cooler. They seem like decent ones. Not small at all. And I did install them right. I dont know wth to do.

*edit* so MEMIO are the black things on the back of the card?
i am confused,some say the high MEMIO temps are due to the heatsink not being flat and not making good contact with the gpu die others have better results with using better vrm cooling.
MEMIO diode is in the gpu die,the black chips in the previous post are meant to be the ones near the pcie connector if you have a reference 4850.

edit-wizzard confirms its due to uneven contact of the gpu heatsink-
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=65333
Edited by gamervivek - 12/17/08 at 6:11pm
    
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post #25 of 26
Those are weird temps. They should be closer together. If it stock cooler they are a bit high still i got 93C with stock with 1.3 volts.
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post #26 of 26
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Well then ***. I just got this new cooler and its a good one at that. Why are my temps so bad. I'm getting annoyed lol.
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