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That's weird because my temperature went up to 88C on Crysis and I didn't crashed at all. This was with stock fan settings and 6970 clock 880/1375. After I see the temperature log I started manually set the fan speed but no crashes for me on stock fan settings.
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post #22 of 24
if i were you i'd save the $$ and buy another 5870.

you have to admit, they're so cheap now.
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BTW I was running eyefinity w/ max resolution
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
If you dont keep temps under control it could happens. For anyone that unlocks dont use stock fan profile. I tried to play Crysis with stock fan profil and it only got to 44% and temps was 87C and i crashed. Put fan profile one @ 67C 55% fan speed and for hours.
87c is not anywhere near too hot for a graphics card. The cards are designed to handle temperatures into the low 100's.

Unlike processors, graphics cards can handle alot more heat.
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