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Not a troll, I promise... my room exaggerates the weather of the season and it's ridic cold right now. I was hoping that my GTX470, overclocked, folding, would provide something to gather round and tell stories.

But alas, I don't really ever see it over 60c (maybe 63, max) I know it could run a little hotter but any further overclocking just creates instability, even if I adjust voltage. Any tips?
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post #2 of 15
Just increase the voltage.
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Extra Voltages should help you to get higher core clock. What voltage you got right now and what core speed?
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post #4 of 15
If you really want it to run hotter increaase the voltage and run furmark on it. Let it burn

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Why you bought it to double as a space heater? Leave it folding
    
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If you really want it to run hotter increaase the voltage and run furmark on it. Let it burn

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post #7 of 15
This needs to be cataloged as the first official complaint thread about Fermi not running hot enough
But seriously, I bought a GTX470 for the heat also as it gets cold in the North East and it also disappointed me somewhat until I upped the voltage and clocks; now it does 81c at 59% fan speed from 69c at 45% fan which warms the feet nicely.
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Not a troll, I promise... my room exaggerates the weather of the season and it's ridic cold right now. I was hoping that my GTX470, overclocked, folding, would provide something to gather round and tell stories.

But alas, I don't really ever see it over 60c (maybe 63, max) I know it could run a little hotter but any further overclocking just creates instability, even if I adjust voltage. Any tips?
your card being at 60C will not cause instability.

you need more voltage.
    
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Lol, run some Furmark and stuff.

Colder=longer lifetime
    
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Can't you lower the fanspeed profile?
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