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If you adjust the sliders on the gpu fans to 100% in CCC how hot do you get?

My money is on a PSU or possibly Mobo issue
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Is this your PSU by any chance?http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...rax4600w/7.htm There's many models of this PSU, and I'm not sure which one you have.
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That PSU shall fry things. Ultra.
     
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post #14 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stefy View Post
That PSU is from 2005? I think it might be your problem.

Could you be more spesific about the PSU, please.
Heres a link to it http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...503&CatId=1483
As for the fans they are all random cheap fans, but I managed to take them apart and lube them up recently and they are running better than ever.
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The case isn't the problem. Seems unbelievable that even a poor case can make the GPU go that hot.
If the cards are sucking on their own hot air, guess what happens?
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If the cards are sucking on their own hot air, guess what happens?
I took the side panel off and blew a fan right on the cards and it hardly made a difference. Seems like the cards just get hotter and hotter and never reach a point where they stabilize.
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post #17 of 26
That's a real ****ty PSU. It's definitely killing your current cards. I suggest you replace that thing right now.
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post #18 of 26
you might look into getting a HAF case (high air flow) to replace your current case (because of possible airflow restriction)

another issue would probably be cable management. post pics of the inside of your computer. you could have 1000 fans, but if there are too many cables in the way, the air won't go where you want it.

but you also need to keep in mind, that graphics cards often get a lot hotter than you would think. 100c is not uncommon, but the cards are built to handle it, nvidia rates their 460 to a max of 105c which you experienced and should expect unless you have good air flow.

the 6950 is rated to about 100c which it looks like you are also experiencing.

please post pics of the inside of your case, as i bet cable management or poor airflow is the culprit
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Just for reference; Ultra is owned iirc by tigerdirect (who's owned by someone else i think) and I can't imagine anyone recommending it.
     
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I took the side panel off and blew a fan right on the cards and it hardly made a difference. Seems like the cards just get hotter and hotter and never reach a point where they stabilize.
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Originally Posted by rocker22dallas View Post
you might look into getting a HAF case (high air flow) to replace your current case (because of possible airflow restriction)

another issue would probably be cable management. post pics of the inside of your computer. you could have 1000 fans, but if there are too many cables in the way, the air won't go where you want it.

but you also need to keep in mind, that graphics cards often get a lot hotter than you would think. 100c is not uncommon, but the cards are built to handle it, nvidia rates their 460 to a max of 105c which you experienced and should expect unless you have good air flow.

the 6950 is rated to about 100c which it looks like you are also experiencing.

please post pics of the inside of your case, as i bet cable management or poor airflow is the culprit
It's not the case. When I was a noob I had cables everywhere and poor airflow in a crap case, my GPU would still never reach those temps. It's the PSU.
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