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post #11 of 14
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I have a 580 on air and it folds around high 80's. I noticed that when it gets around 90c it starts failing wu's. I say go for it but keep an eye for a couple days to see how it goes.

This.

Once you start approaching your card's thermal limit you may have OC sensitive work units fail. This is especially true for current -advmenthod work units.

if your OC was not-so-stable to start with, this will send it over the edge and the WU will fail.

Keep an eye on your output and your temps.
Edited by Sethy666 - 1/29/12 at 1:46pm
post #12 of 14
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I just started using the advmethods flag and noticed those pushed my 580 up almost 12c.

With my AXP on my 580 I don't go over 60c but I was thinking of putting some spare hardware to work in another rig soon and was looking for folding farm 24/7 temps.
post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by Sethy666 View Post

Once you start approaching your card's thermal limit you may have OC sensitive work units fail. This is especially true for current -advmenthod work units.

So true, and the higher the OC, the further below the thermal limit is will fail work units.
My water cooled GTX560 Ti starts failing the big -advmethods work units when it gets above 60ºC, but it is folding at 1065 core/2130 shader clocks @1.62v.
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I try to keep my GPU (and CPU) under 70C because they're old hardware and I can't afford to replace them if they fail.
Right now my GPU is folding @ 63C. During the night it was ~52C because I left the window opened and slept in another room:p

Bottom line is, try to keep as cool as possible. Doesn't hurt the card that much and lasts longer.
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