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Just received Sapphire 6970 Reference Card getting 36c idle and 68c on load after some gaming.... the fan is on auto and never goes past 30 percent... just my 2 cents and its quiet compared to my 4890 crossfire... much quieter...



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Question... I started up and I tried plugging in the HDMI cord into my main display and the DVI cord into my 2nd display it didnt find a signal to the main display (hdmi cord).... so im running duel dvi cords... and i have a black 2nd monitor... no screen is coming on i go to detect displays and nothing...
    
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I'm jealous! Whats your clocks at? I'm getting 87c-90c when gaming.
     
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he has a HAF932, lol. Some editions of that case are like an open mesh build tongue.gif LOTS of airflow aboud biggrin.gif
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yes i do have a haf 932... They are stock clocks bud.. i am to excited to overclock it.. its doign amazing.. other than my only problemmm... my second monitor is black...and i lied i just ran heaven benchmark and it got up to 70c on extreme tesselation and everything maxxed out..
    
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but... the issue is my 2nd monitor.. it sint active.. its like it is a not active dvi port on the graphics card.. my monitor is just in standby mode...
    
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You have a reference cooler and are getting 68c load? Can we see some pics of this setup? I have to say I honestly don't believe you. The stock cooling is terrible and the fan is ridiculously noisy. I've had fans blowing directly on my 6970 and I can't get it below 85c without bumping the fan up to 50%.

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On topic: The cables are good I take it? Swap them around, reboot - perhaps reinstall drivers if that doesn't work.
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Have you checked expand your desktop under the resolution settings?
 
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You have a reference cooler and are getting 68c load? Can we see some pics of this setup? I have to say I honestly don't believe you. The stock cooling is terrible and the fan is ridiculously noisy. I've had fans blowing directly on my 6970 and I can't get it below 85c without bumping the fan up to 50%.

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On topic: The cables are good I take it? Swap them around, reboot - perhaps reinstall drivers if that doesn't work.
The stock cooler is not terrible. My 6950 never goes above 65C.

Case/airflow issue.
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lol pictures yea sure i love showing off my rigg
    
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hit the "detect display" button in CCC, should be there somewhere, if it doesn't find it, try a couple un/replugs then if that doesn't work, new drivers!
    
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