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When compared to other gtx 560ti's. Is Palit just a crap company? I've gotten 3 cards and they're all the same..People say they get to 950mhz on stock voltage or maybe even @ 1.037v, no big deal. It takes me 1.1v to stabilize my OC. I just read a guy who uses max voltage(1.15v) @1ghz, and his temps stay in the 60s, while mine reach the 80s when overclocked...so am i just a victim of binning or what...the card has plenty of room to breath in the case too.
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my 460 can do 850mhz on stock volts.. others can do 900mhz with a lil..
each card is differnt lol. palit mighnt oc as well as gigabyte, evga or asus cause of the caps/chips ect..
    
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Unless it's a non reference board, they're all the same.

Based on what Palit has on their site, a few of them are non reference. I'm no electrical engineer, but some companies do cheap out on non-ref boards. In the same token, others use higher quality components as well.
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Have you tried a custom fan profile? Maybe raise the fan speed higher per Celsius in MSI Afterburner. Better temps usually equals better overclocking too. But it's been said before and I'll say it again not all cards are created equal. You might have just been unlucky for the past 3 cards.
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Well i haven't ran in to any games where I need to keep the OC on 24/7, so i thought auto on the fans would have sufficed
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Trust me, you'll see a dramatic drop in temps with a custom profile. You can just try a 1:1 ratio for now, but depending on how much your bothered by the noise you can do what I do and put +10% per Celsius after 40c.
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Some 560Ti just don't clock as good as others. EVERY card is different and depending on the binning, what the vid is, and a ton of other factors, prevent the cards from overclocking very well.

Like mine, I need 1.15v for 1000 core.... e-e Some people can hit that with just 1.087 or even lower than that. Really it just depends.

Also, setup a custom fan profile and you will see some nice temps.

for me 70% fan I get 63C during folding @ 1000 core 1.15v
 
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Ok i'll try a custom fan profile, and I'm trying a new lower OC, 950/1900/2150, failed crysis benchmark @ 1.062v, passed at 1.075v...
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