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Your card sounds like a good candidate for water cooling. Once I put my gtx480 under water, it needed less voltage for the same overclock. These cards REALLY lover to be water cooled. Water cooling also allows you to run the unlocked voltage bios without temps going crazy.
Still watercooling is a little counterproductive. Assuming you already have a loop (which runs for at least 200$), you have to buy a GPU block for 120$+ and maybe a new rad just for an extra few Mhz. Not worth it really. Saulin is right, better to wait for some better aftermarket air cooling.
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Currently 18 minutes stable at 725/1450/1674 @ Stock voltage (0.912v). Will post a screenshot once I hit 30 minutes.
What are your temps and at what fan speed?
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30 minutes stable at 725/1450/1674 @ Stock voltage (0.912v).


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What are your temps and at what fan speed?
Topping out at about 83 to 84C after 30 minutes of load at 70% fan speed.

Going to attempt higher later on. I want to get some gaming done
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Great job. For Overclocking, I use F@H especially on NVidia cards as that really tests their OC stability far better than games. Give it a try sometime. Also run 10 loops of the Crysis benchmark is also good.
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Great job. For Overclocking, I use F@H especially on NVidia cards as that really tests their OC stability far better than games. Give it a try sometime. Also run 10 loops of the Crysis benchmark is also good.
I folded once and the temps scared me away It may have had something to do with the single slot cooler on my 8800GT I'll give those a shot, but I think I'm about to start playing through HL2 or Fallout 3 again. Not sure, having trouble deciding what I want to do!
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Jump into Half Life 2 with the Fake Factory Cinematic Mod. It's a FPS so it is fairly linear and wont consume too much time like the behemoth RPG that is Fallout.
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Jump into Half Life 2 with the Fake Factory Cinematic Mod. It's a FPS so it is fairly linear and wont consume too much time like the behemoth RPG that is Fallout.
I'll have to download that beast ~10GB at 1.7mb/s (optimistically) will still take a while.
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Yo guys.. Here is the second best chip I've tested this week. Single gtx 480 not really overclocked..

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Thats a damn nice overclock. is it watercooled?
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ok im really nervous to try and flash my bios because i never done it before and i dont exactly understand how to do this... so, can anyone give me a write up on how to flash our bios please?
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