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My 6950 (Unlocked) to 6970 is running at about 66c idle but that's also at 30% fan speed. It's on auto on MSI Afterburner. Do these card's really run that hot?
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Does the card not down clock?

Mulitple monitors.

Create a custom fan profile in AB. Don't use auto.
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Double post.
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I'm using two monitor's. and the card is downclocking///just not by a lot.
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post #5 of 8
Seems normal. I use a custom fan profile and I idle in the 40's.
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post #6 of 8
Seems they are allowed to run hot.
My unlocked 6950 will hit ~91-92C in furmark, but the fan profile only bumps it up to around 50% duty.
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post #7 of 8
AMD really disappointed me with the 6000 series cards. I was all psyched to get my new 6870 until I found out that it was too good to be true. Not to mention the 40 degree idle and 72*c max temp even with manual static fan speed of 50% (which was loud as hell).
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post #8 of 8
Mine are idling at 48C and 41C. Both unlocked.
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