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My wife stresses me out. I don't mind. It's only a little here and a little there. But I think I'll have a complete meltdown and just blow up if she ever stress me out constantly for a long time.
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My wife stresses me out. I don't mind. It's only a little here and a little there. But I think I'll have a complete meltdown and just blow up if she ever stress me out constantly for a long time.
i would call that unstable, think you need to lower your overclock

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i would call that unstable, think you need to lower your overclock

upgrade your wife.
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upgrade your wife.
Sometimes it's better to get new than upgrade. Alot of times it's a better bang for your buck.
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No game/app will ever push your card that much. It's not the card itself, but the VRM you're likely to harm. If you want to do it, go ahead. It's unnecessary stress for no added benefit.
Perhaps 24 hours is a bit much, but you should still test for more than fifteen minutes. I found that my memory overclock (before I lowered it back to 1125) wasn't perfectly stable, but I didn't find it by running a stress test for 15 minutes. The ECC memory kept working fine, and they don't seem to test memory overclocks well enough (even OCCT doesn't). For some reason, being in a game that constantly had to update what was stored in the vRAM caused huge stuttering at times that I eventually put down to a vRAM problem after a half hour/hour's stress testing followed by benchmarking in the Heaven Benchmark at different overclocks.
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hey
i need your advise. could you tell me how to cool vrms and memory chips while using an universal gpu block?
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hey
i need your advise. could you tell me how to cool vrms and memory chips while using an universal gpu block?
The best all in one kit should be the AC VRM-001:


http://www.mwave.com/mwave/skusearch...iteria=AA77249

For the memory you could also use a copper kit of heatsinks like this:



http://www.computerbase.de/preisvergleich/a340457.html

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THX! also since the ac heatsinks set got the memory heatsinks so no need to buy extras
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upgrade your wife.
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Sometimes it's better to get new than upgrade. Alot of times it's a better bang for your buck.
Epic!
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Hey all - I am headed into Crossfire town here soon with my 6870 (2 XFX). I have seen a good amount of people in this thread with nice 750W PSUs powering their 6870 CF rigs. Does anyone see an issue with my sig rig and running the 6870 CF? (no immediate plans for overclocking them)


Just waiting to see if they 6870s drop a LITTLE more in price before swooping the 2nd =P
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