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The EVGA tuner wont let you put it into a critical voltage. It stops you at 1188 and you cant go any further. Plus I have an EVGA card. I pop it, off to RMA and get a brand new one.
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The EVGA tuner wont let you put it into a critical voltage. It stops you at 1188 and you cant go any further. Plus I have an EVGA card. I pop it, off to RMA and get a brand new one.
Yea, I got a BFG though, they hate any OC or anything really.. Damm all
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Temps down to 59 on GPU1 and 61 on GPU2. With the same OC and 1068 voltage. This card is golden.

Everyone take your cards apart and redo the thermal compound. It will help ALOT.
Edited by Tweex - 4/9/09 at 3:40pm
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Temps down to 59 on GPU1 and 61 on GPU2. With the same OC and 1068 voltage. This card is golden.

Everyone take your cards apart and redo the thermal compound. It will help ALOT.
I'll beat that !















When I get Water cooling haha Nice Golden GPU though!
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I would take mine apart to redo the TIM, but I can't seem to get it apart. All the screws come off fine, except for one on that back panel. It's stuck lol. Guess i'm SOL. Or...do those screws not even have to come off to take the card apart?
Edited by ljason8eg - 4/9/09 at 4:06pm
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This is what I followed and worked great.

http://www.nvidiagtx295.blogspot.com/
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Seems like I followed those directions perfectly. The screw just won't come out.
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This is what I followed and worked great.

http://www.nvidiagtx295.blogspot.com/
Thanks for that link, I will do that sometime this weekend maybe.

Added it to the 1st post.
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Everyone worried about temps take note:

1) Blowing air at the side of these cards doesn't always help. You don't want to inhibit the warm airflow that comes from out of the side vents, and
2) The air intake of these cards is on the CPU/Back/Top side (i.e. the PCB side, not the gpu-cooler side) of the card.

Thus, the most important things I've found you can do for temps is to provide cool air to the air intake, and not blow air into the side vents. Blowing air up from below also does not help (probably won't hurt though), because the front/bottom/cooler side of the fan does not suck up much, if any, air.

In other words, the fan itself is upside down vs. how every other card in the world is set up. This has important cooling ramifications ...
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Everyone worried about temps take note:

1) Blowing air at the side of these cards doesn't always help. You don't want to inhibit the warm airflow that comes from out of the side vents, and
2) The air intake of these cards is on the CPU/Back/Top side (i.e. the PCB side, not the gpu-cooler side) of the card.

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In other words, the fan itself is upside down vs. how every other card in the world is set up. This has important cooling ramifications ...
So your saying, aim the fan at the back of the card, near the hole where the fan is? I got a Antec Spot Cool coming, thats the reason why I ask
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