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They're quite ok!

What do you think?

My fan controller is a bit weird, sometimes it just turns some fans off and that makes the temp go up a bit.

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post #72 of 81
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They're quite ok!

What do you think?

My fan controller is a bit weird, sometimes it just turns some fans off and that makes the temp go up a bit.

Oh yeah, your temps are very nice. For the 970 try not to hit anything higher then 75C, 80C at the very most. I say this and not 85C because the 970 uses a 32nm process and doesn't handle heat quite as well as the 45nm process in the bloomfield and lynnfield chips.
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post #73 of 81
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I see, I'd like to be below 75c and I think I will, I've peeked at 78c but that's when one of the fans were turned off and when running prime for 6 hours.. I think I'll be fine.

The CPU shouldn't be damaged until the CPU case is 67.9°C and mine is 60°C, so I am "far" from that.

The computer is a bit noisier than I want but that's OK I guess.
Edited by frW - 1/16/11 at 1:36pm
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Looks like you found the settings that work for you. Those temps look great too. I hope it stays stable for you.
    
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I see, I'd like to be below 75c and I think I will, I've peeked at 78c but that's when one of the fans were turned off and when running prime for 6 hours.. I think I'll be fine.

The CPU shouldn't be damaged until the CPU case is 67.9°C and mine is 60°C, so I am "far" from that.

The computer is a bit noisier than I want but that's OK I guess.
Yeah, well doing stress testing temps will get on the high side but its not to big of a deal. You will only really see those temps while stress testing or folding.
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Yeah, well doing stress testing temps will get on the high side but its not to big of a deal. You will only really see those temps while stress testing or folding.
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post #77 of 81
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Yeah I guess so. I'm gonna turn down all my fans from 1300RPM to 800RPM once I've got everything stable, run it for a week or two and monitor the temps all the time.

That way I will know how much noise it's going to make.

You guys think that sounds stupid?

I've got this fancontroller and it got some "semi-auto" function but I don't know how to use it.. haha http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/ac...01_detail.html
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post #78 of 81
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Yeah I guess so. I'm gonna turn down all my fans from 1300RPM to 800RPM once I've got everything stable, run it for a week or two and monitor the temps all the time.

That way I will know how much noise it's going to make.

You guys think that sounds stupid?

I've got this fancontroller and it got some "semi-auto" function but I don't know how to use it.. haha http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/ac...01_detail.html
Not at all, aslong as you keep an eye on your temps you should be good. I'm no expert on fan controllers, that might be better posted in the air cooling section.
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post #79 of 81
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I've posted a thread there now, hope to get some cool( ) advice.

Anyways, prime is still running strong, 7hours and counting. I am hoping it will last the whole night.

The thing is I want everything to be perfect, so the slightest little error will bother me

Oh and one more thing, I increased the uncore ratio from 8 to 9, so the uncore runs @ 2891MHz now. Give's me a couple more GFlops.
Edited by frW - 1/16/11 at 2:49pm
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post #80 of 81
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It's been running for 17 hours now without an error in Prime95 with large fft.

I am going to consider this stable. If you happy and you know it


Edited by frW - 1/17/11 at 4:29am
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