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post #2081 of 5998
Couple posts ago I said physx was on in my vantage score but it wasnt. Thought it was and it was coming up on the physx indicator.
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3rd backplate arrived and installed!





 
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post #2083 of 5998
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3rd backplate arrived and installed!





That's the most exciting 3 pack I've seen! Is it me or does a pic like that get anyone else excited in a wrong way.

P.S. I decided to hold off on the SLI option until after I get my 3D Glasses in October. Seeing how my one card already plays everything maxed on my sweet monitor anyway. By then the new Keplar will be out by November and I might just get the GTX 680. At that time I can decide if it's worth it or I'll SLI my 580 after seeing how the 3D gaming goes.

To scratch my upgrade itch I ended up getting the Razer Anansi gaming keyboard with back light. It's pretty sweet addition than my $20 keyboard I had before.
     
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That's the most exciting 3 pack I've seen! Is it me or does a pic like that get anyone else excited in a wrong way.

P.S. I decided to hold off on the SLI option until after I get my 3D Glasses in October. Seeing how my one card already plays everything maxed on my sweet monitor anyway. By then the new Keplar will be out by November and I might just get the GTX 680. At that time I can decide if it's worth it or I'll SLI my 580 after seeing how the 3D gaming goes.
Haha I agree. That is one sexy setup. Do want.

I also agree on the 680. I'm seriously considering waiting out until the Kepler cards rear their heads. If anything I won't downgrade now that I'm using the top single GPU card, so 680 or bust.
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post #2085 of 5998
Without revealing too much; this thread should be stickied, and I have a feeling it will be in the next few weeks. Take that as you will.
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here are my GTX 580.






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Without revealing too much; this thread should be stickied, and I have a feeling it will be in the next few weeks. Take that as you will.
Stickied for what reason? I don't see how monumental this thread is.

Unless of course you plan to shower us with some wisdom on Kepler cards.
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post #2088 of 5998
Guys, I have a question about my new GTX 580 DirectCu II. I'm coming back to the green team after a couple of years so I'm a bit out of the loop so to speak.

I noticed that when I was stress testing using OCCT, the fan speed climbed gradually up to 40% but the gpu temp climbed very quickly up to 97/98C, at which point the fan speed shot up to 100%. However, the gpu temp did not drop at all after this - is that normal? I know I can make a fan profile in AB as well, but I would have thought that with the fans at 100%, temps should drop from 98C? Do I need to RMA?

Any input appreciated!
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Default fan speed, correct me if I'm wrong (because I always change them), is 40% until they hit a temp threshold. As you stated, you can create a fan profile, but your card seems to be working normally.

I've got a profile created from 40c/40% to 70c/100%. It's aggressive, yes, and can get 'loud' but my cards stay cooler for it.
 
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Default fan speed, correct me if I'm wrong (because I always change them), is 40% until they hit a temp threshold. As you stated, you can create a fan profile, but your card seems to be working normally.

I've got a profile created from 40c/40% to 70c/100%. It's aggressive, yes, and can get 'loud' but my cards stay cooler for it.
OK cool, but I'm still at bit concerned that the temps would not drop from 98C with 100% fan. Isn't that a bit high for this sort of cooler, even if it was being stress tested?
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