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GTX 275 Overclocked - How are my Temps?

post #1 of 11
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Hello there,

I overclocked my Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275 today and I wanted to know if it's running too hot or if it's safe.

the frequencies I run it at are: Core Speed - 715MHz , Shader Clock - 1550MHz, Memory Clock - 1260MHz.

I am using a Stock fan

When it's idle it runs about 50c and under load (for example a long Far Cry 2 Benchmarks) it runs about 70c~. is it too hot for this card to run at those temps?

Thanks!
post #2 of 11
Your temps are fine. My GTX 295 tops out around 70º C when gaming. NVIDIA rates these cards with a max temp of 105º C.
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post #3 of 11
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Awesome. if I run it at around 70~75c under heavy games will it damage my GPU over the time? or even if I use it with those clocks for along time it won't do any damage as long as I keep those temps?
post #4 of 11
As long as your temps are under control, you'll be fine. Enjoy that card!!

By the way, here's one thing you can check. Go to the NVIDIA Control Panel in Window's Control Panel. Under 3D Settings, go to Manage 3D Settings. Look on the Global Settings tab. You'll see a Power management mode option. It should be set to Adaptive. With this setting, when your graphics card is idling, it reduces all your clocks to save power. So, in essence, your overclocked settings won't be applied 100% of the time. It bumps them back up when you're gaming for maximum performance. You can monitor this with GPU-Z or the software that you used to overclock your card.
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Edited by B-Con - 6/8/10 at 1:55pm
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post #5 of 11
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Thank you I like it very much, it seems like a great card for overclocking and its cooling is good, I dont have to turn up the fans very much and it's working pretty quiet.
post #6 of 11
temps are not so bad for a refrence cooler, mine has 2 60mm fans and 4 heatpipes, 39C idle and high 50's under load. Putting a 120mm on the harddrive cage, pointed at the back of the GPU, really helped my card run cooler under load, also lowered ambient case temps.
    
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I put a 120mm Side Fan and it pretty much helped decreasing the temps. I also want to put another 120mm on the hard-drive cage but I'm not sure I have the needed part (I have an Antec 900-2 Case)
post #8 of 11
mine didn't have a space for the fan, i used 4 zip ties, helped a bunch in a well vented case.
    
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post #9 of 11
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uhh well my cage is supposed to come with some part that allows you to mount a 120mm fan there, problem is, I think they forgot it on my case XD
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uhh well my cage is supposed to come with some part that allows you to mount a 120mm fan there, problem is, I think they forgot it on my case XD
150 zip ties are 1$ i had a mount on mine to but it rattled like CRAZY so i strapped her down, quietest fan in my case now.
    
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