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post #961 of 5998
The OCP can't be the cause of instabilities, but temperature can. Try making a more aggressive fan profile.
post #962 of 5998
Or could it be said that 8 minutes of a render test is enough to say I'm stable?

Should I try running Metro bench like 20 times? Or that won't be enough?
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The OCP can't be the cause of instabilities, but temperature can. Try making a more aggressive fan profile.
75*c causes instability? My 6870 was stable up until 80*c.

I would be disappoint if my first Fermi wasn't good at handling heat.

But I'll try that. I'll keep the 1% per 1*c up until I hit 70*c and make 70-75*c 2% per degree.

Which should work granted I don't go above 75*c since I don't have the unlocked BIOS. Lol.
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Cooling makes a large difference. The max I was stable on air was 960/1200 at 1.15V. Cold, I was running 1100/1200 (-40C) when my card asploded
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post #965 of 5998
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Cooling makes a large difference. The max I was stable on air was 960/1200 at 1.15V. Cold, I was running 1100/1200 (-40C) when my card asploded
Damn. Well bassplayer do you think my proposed cooling profile would help?

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But I'll try that. I'll keep the 1% per 1*c up until I hit 70*c and make 70-75*c 2% per degree.
Or would that not be adequate enough either?

I'd really like to get 900 core without burning out my VRM's. Guess it's a good thing that I can't sell my 6870 on Craigslist. Lol.

Also what would you say is max safe for memory? Would keeping my memory at 2000 be limiting the OC? Maybe I should try 2100? I just don't want my VRMs and memory chips to go together. Lol.
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post #966 of 5998
Just out of curiousity.

I've currently got an EVGA GTX 570. I'm considering getting another one.
Would there be a problem with getting a MSI GTX 570 with the Twin Frozr cooler (this one), to run in SLI?

Also, would my TX850 be enough for both of them?
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post #967 of 5998
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Originally Posted by Xylian View Post
Just out of curiousity.

I've currently got an EVGA GTX 570. I'm considering getting another one.
Would there be a problem with getting a MSI GTX 570 with the Twin Frozr cooler (this one), to run in SLI?

Also, would my TX850 be enough for both of them?
You'd be running the Twin Frozr II as the top card? If so I am interested in the response you get. Because I was looking to SLI too but with a Twin Frozr II as the top card so it won't get stupid hot.

Oh and in response to the power supply I had a nice PM session with Phaedrus regarding whether my HX750 was enough to SLI 570s and he ended up saying that even my 750 could handle sli 570s.

For how long and with an overclock? I don't know.
Edited by blackbalt89 - 1/31/11 at 10:42am
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post #968 of 5998
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You'd be running the Twin Frozr II as the top card? If so I am interested in the response you get. Because I was looking to SLI too but with a Twin Frozr II as the top card so it won't get stupid hot.
Doesn't really matter to me. I just noticed that I could get a pretty damn good deal on the MSI card, so I wanted to hear if there's anything I should know.
    
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post #969 of 5998
Blackbalt, dropping a few degrees might help, but it won't do much. Water (drop of ~20C) would help nicely.
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post #970 of 5998
finally got around to all of this, parents been having computer problems that I had to help with, let's just say furmark put my dad's 7950 gt at 124c.

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