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What kind of TEMPERATURES are y'all getting on the 6950

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Next week my 6950 2GB should arrive,

What TEMPs do they get to in heavy gaming, or furmark, and at what fan speeds?


Also how much hotter do they run when OCed/unlocked?
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It idles at 45 c at 34% fan speed full load 70 c with auto fan speed
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Mine was running at 56 C at idle and 80 C when under load. I switch to one LCD and now 33 C on idle and 60-70 C under load. I managed to get it to 80 C with a boss fight in Lost Planet 2. The fan never went beyond 36%.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yeahi View Post
It idles at 45 c at 34% fan speed full load 70 c with auto fan speed
Almost exactly this. I would definitely suggest setting a custom fan profile with Afterburner with your card. Also, get used to a loud card. It will be louder than all of your fans on max. Think of jet engine.
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I strapped an 80mm fan on the sucker, flashed the 6970 bios and overclocked it. I get 60C load with about 40 percent fan and it really is not that loud at all.

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in eyefinity 6020x1080 i get 50c idle and 70c load max .
    
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
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I strapped an 80mm fan on the sucker, flashed the 6970 bios and overclocked it. I get 60C load with about 40 percent fan and it really is not that loud at all.

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60c load with 40% fan ? you must live in a cold climate .. or thats bs

where did u strap this fan ?

with those temps 1ghz doesnt seem out of the question .. I have my fan setup 60c-60% , 70c-70%
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post #8 of 13
I am also interested in where you placed the fan. Did you do it as an exhaust out the back side of the computer or slap it over the existing fan to push more air thought the gpu?
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Idle 32% @34c Load 46% @56c with BFBC2 max settings 1080 reso
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post #10 of 13
52c @ 50% idle and 70c max on load after flash before flash it was somewhere like 50% was about 42c~45c give or take idle

i use sapphire Trixx...but is afterburner that much better? sorry for jackign thread a lil
Edited by Takonic - 3/20/11 at 8:45am
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