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Mine is 42C @ 35%, I have seen it as low as 33C @ 26% but my room was cold and now its ~ 26C.
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Yea ima keep it at 45% that seems fine to me Thanks guys!

Have you guys tried 100% ?? lol.. sounds like your computer is about to explode..
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I did once & my computer started to hover. It was the craziest thing ive ever seen.
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post #14 of 39
Not sure if 6950's are supposed to run hotter..

But my Sapphire HD6970 (stock volts, stock clocks) on iddle is at 36-40ºC on AUTO fan, which is at 25% (minimum).

Maybe it's just because of it being an HD6970, or maybe because I have a great air cooling case.

But I find 51ºC iddle a bit too high for auto fan.
    
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Install trixx & set a custom fan profile. something like mine. It works awesome at full load. keeps temps nice. You can set it anyway you want. I try not to go over 46% cause it gets loud over 50%.

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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
Install trixx & set a custom fan profile. something like mine. It works awesome at full load. keeps temps nice. You can set it anyway you want. I try not to go over 46% cause it gets loud over 50%.

I think we have difference sensitivity on our ears.

I find it loud anything above 40%, so I try to keep it between 35% and 38% on full load, never goes above 85ºC on furmark.

Edit:

How can I make a custom fan profile with MSI AFterburner?
    
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My 470 loads at that while folding.
    
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My 470 loads at that while folding.
Your 470 has an aftermarket cooler, which is more eficient.

I could simply grab an Accelero Xtreme and keep the card under 45ºC on load

But then again, I find the stock cooler quite sexy, so I don't want to move into any other coolign solution
    
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Install trixx & set a custom fan profile. something like mine. It works awesome at full load. keeps temps nice. You can set it anyway you want. I try not to go over 46% cause it gets loud over 50%.

I wouldnt download this. It may have just been me but sapphire trixx conflicted with my CCC drivers and threw my computer for a loop.
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post #20 of 39
Just thought I'd share.

Mine runs at 40c with fan speed set to 24%.

It really comes down to your spesific case tbh, temperatures might vary quite a bit. But I can definitely say that 51c is a bit too hot.
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