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Mine run's pretty cool
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I'm idle at 49C. My fan setting is at 40% for idle. I have it set to increase to 75% if it gets near 80C. But during intense benching or gameplay it only gets to the high 60'sC. Fan runs at roughly 55-60%, but with headphones I could care less about the noise.
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one card idles at 43C while the other at 45C. Idles at 250MHz Core/150MHz Mem @ 0.9V. Custom fan profile at 25% for idling.
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mine is currently idle at 25* in a 19.5* room. I have it OCed to 900/1300 @ 1.175. Of course i am running a shaman on it
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post #35 of 39
40-43C @ 35% fan is normal. 51C is too high.
When my ac is on temps drop to 36C @ 35%.
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post #36 of 39
I'm pretty sure in the 50's is normal for multiple displays. If you are running more than one monitor your card will be stuck at 450MHz vs the regular 250, which makes the card run a bit hotter..someone correct me if I'm wrong.

My Gigabyte 6950 runs anywhere from 51C to 58C idle depending on room temp. Using fan profiles can get this lower, but I'de rather have a quite computer. I do let the fan speed go up to roughly 40% while gaming since I wear headphones. I typically don't break 71C on full load.
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post #37 of 39
Why does AMD run such a high idle clock? My 570 idles at 51MHz/101MHz in a 62F room with an idle temp of 27/28 with auto fans @ 40 (inaudible).

I was really disappoint in AMD when I had my 6870. She was loud and idled at 38C with auto fan. They really dropped the ball this time around when it comes to acoustics.

Even my 6870 sounded like a jet spooling up for takeoff.
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shuld down clock to 0.9v 250/150 mine idles around 40c.
    
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post #39 of 39
My 6950 idles at 500 / 1375. Not sure why the idle is high...
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