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Anyone know what the max safe voltage i can take my 6970 up to? Im at 1.265v @ 1020mhz right now and didnt know if i could go any higher?
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Im on water and im at 1.3, havent tried to lower it yet tho.

Ive seen some folks go past 1.35 with a AB mod.

Id say 1.3 is the highest safe V.
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Afaik, it depends on how hot your card gets ..

But I could be wrong ..
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I wouldn't go above 1.3v and honestly I wouldn't even do 1.3v under water for 24/7.

But as far as your GPU and VRM temps (Latest GPU-Z Update now shows VRM temperatures!) are good, you should be fine using 1.3v smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13087784 
I wouldn't go above 1.3v and honestly I wouldn't even do 1.3v under water for 24/7.

But as far as your GPU and VRM temps (Latest GPU-Z Update now shows VRM temperatures!) are good, you should be fine using 1.3v smile.gif

What would be considered max GPU and VRM temps?
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Well what i was thinking was if 1.3v was the safe max it would only be used for benchmark runs anyways so it would not be 24/7.

my 24/7 number i think will be 1.225v but i wanted to find the max i could do for benchmark runs.

sounds like 1.3v was the number i was looking for
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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13087784 
I wouldn't go above 1.3v and honestly I wouldn't even do 1.3v under water for 24/7.

But as far as your GPU and VRM temps (Latest GPU-Z Update now shows VRM temperatures!) are good, you should be fine using 1.3v smile.gif

in GPU-Z the latest one is VReg Temperature the VRM? if so mine is at like 29-30c idle and was at like 50c load
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