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When my graphics card is idle the clock drops to 300 but the memory clock stays at 1050 so i get idle temps at ~60c but if I use my manual fan settings at about 45%-60% the temps are fine ~50c but is it bad to run my fan at a certain % for a long time?
post #2 of 7
is your card getting adequate airflow?
50-60c for idle is too hot.
what are your load temps?
and it is fine to run your fan at the same speed all the time.
post #3 of 7
No, running your fans at 50% is not a problem... if you can handle the noise that is.
Though the temperatures you're getting are a bit hot; nothing even close to dangerous mind you. You should be getting ~40*C idle temps.
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian;11978115 
is your card getting adequate airflow?
50-60c for idle is too hot.
what are your load temps?
and it is fine to run your fan at the same speed all the time.

Airflow should be fine I have my 2 intake fans on high but my load temps are ~70C+ while playing games like BF2BC, SC2
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My 6870 Idles at 30C :/
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My 6870 Idles at 30C :/

Lucky you tongue.gif, I think its just because my memory speed won't drop when idling but it's not that big of a problem
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if your loads are in the 70s then you should be fine.
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