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Idle temp's around 33. I am getting over 80c while playing Crysis 2. Turned the fan speed from 60% up to 80%. ****'s louder but i am not getting any lowers temps. I am really starting to regret purchasing this card. These temps and decibels are unacceptable to me.
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post #2 of 16
Well the 470s and 480s where a pretty blowers
80c is fine at load. These cards can tolerate the 100-105c.
So you can keep your fan to 60% as long as you are below the 90c.
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Change the TIM.
I did and it dropped my temps by 5-10c.

It's easy given the cooler is easy to take apart.
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Change the TIM.
I did and it dropped my temps by 5-10c.

It's easy given the cooler is easy to take apart.
Easy when not striped.
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post #5 of 16
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Change the TIM.
I did and it dropped my temps by 5-10c.

It's easy given the cooler is easy to take apart.
I have. Months ago. I replaced it with MX-2. And, yes. I am using the high flow bracket with the grills cut out. Hence my frustration. The fans on these cards are a joke.
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I have a "open bench" setup with a 9800GT sitting in front of my stock EVGA GTX470 and my temps at 1125 mv and 865 core are 15C less than yours.

Check your case airflow.
    
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I have a "open bench" setup with a 9800GT sitting in front of my stock EVGA GTX470 and my temps at 1125 mv and 865 core are 15C less than yours.

Check your case airflow.
Air flow is perfectly fine. I am using a HAF 932, ffs. I was getting the same gpu temp results before i recently upgraded to this case.
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post #8 of 16
I get around 38c idle, and when im playing bulletstorm(awesome game awesome graphics btw) it gets up to about 88. I keep the fan at 40 all the time though, so i can even hear the card over the game
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post #9 of 16
Maybe it's because my room is cooler, but I'm not having any temp problems.


(Thats 67C not 87C - God I hate jpg.)

Whats your ambient temperature? I know my card had it's tim replaced as well, that couldn't hurt.
    
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post #10 of 16
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My room temperature is around 66 Fahrenheit or 19c if you will.
That's hardly warm, let alone hot.
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