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my xfx 5850 reaches like 75 C in msi afterburner this is with a side S-flex F a bottom cooler master fan, and a front 200mm cooler master fan. I have not replaced the TIM with gc-extreme/cf iii/AS5/cooler master yet but should I how much of a difference will it make? I was originally gonna buy an aftermarket cooler but I don't have the cash. are there any mods i can do. running at completely stock

ambient 18 C

GPU ambient: 26 C
load: 75 C
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post #2 of 30
There is no problem with your card. You should only worry when it goes past 90 C
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post #3 of 30
OMG. Thx sapphire! mine reaches not even 60 on load...
How much is your card overclocked?
I love my stuff cool, even that these it won`t hurt the g.card.
Have you tried to clean the cooler?
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post #4 of 30
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I have not overclocked my card the stock for xfx 5850 be is 765/1125 and I have not gone past that. So 90 C is my limit for this card? I haven't applied new TIM or cleaned the cooler so I think that would be a 4 C drop right? Thanx for the help guys. I have heard that the 5850 is supposed to run a little cooler like 65 C load @ stock and they are supposed to get 900 core easy but mine seems like a dud
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post #5 of 30
that is a perfectly reasonable load temp
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that is a perfectly reasonable load temp
even @ stock You think it's okay to try to get 900/1200 ? As long as I stay under 90 C
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post #7 of 30
75C is no worries with a 5850.
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Originally Posted by joelmartinez View Post
even @ stock You think it's okay to try to get 900/1200 ? As long as I stay under 90 C
Yeah, it will be fine, just keep an eye on the VRM's don't let them get past 120C.
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post #9 of 30
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Where is the VRM temp? Is that the same as the GPU temp? I know what VRMs are I just don't no if there is a seperate reading cause in AB and HWmonitor I only see one temp
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post #10 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by joelmartinez View Post
Where is the VRM temp? Is that the same as the GPU temp? I know what VRMs are I just don't no if there is a seperate reading cause in AB and HWmonitor I only see one temp
I'm pretty sure GPU-Z will show the VRM temp.
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