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is 1.45V too much for a reference 4870?

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i finally got voltage control working and now i need to know SAFE voltages for my card im looking for a 900MHZ core clock its stable at 850 with 1.35V so im a bit hesitant to go to 1.4 and 1.45 so are those voltages safe?



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I don't think I'd be comfortable with 1.45v on my 4870 without some killer VRM cooling. 1.4v...maybe.
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I don't think I'd be comfortable with 1.45v on my 4870 without some killer VRM cooling. 1.4v...maybe.
i got fan at 100% and vrm's max at like 90C (roughly) so you think 1.4 is safe?

wow just ran furmark for 60 seconds one of the vrm's got to 105C not good maybe i better stick with 1.35 till i get some proper cooling
Edited by philhalo66 - 6/8/10 at 1:57am
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