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Old 05-21-2006, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default OC'ing my gpu...

So far i am not having any problems with artifacts, but i am scared my 6800gt pny might be overheating... How do i check? And what is a good temp?

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Old 05-21-2006, 09:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you have a 6 series temp so High 70's is pretty normal


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Old 05-21-2006, 09:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Actually up until high the 80's are safe, but if it gets any higher than you're starting to risk it.

If you're having trouble cooling, buy a zalman vf-700cu or the vf-900cu.

The 700cu lower my temps around 25ºC on idle and over 30ºC on load.
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What? The shutdown temp on the 6-series is 120 degrees.

i would say anything under 90 is okay, considering they have the protection for over heating in the first place for u to really do hardware damage.
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Old 05-21-2006, 09:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Okay, i'll buy the vf-700 , thanks for the help.
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Old 05-21-2006, 11:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Well what are your temps before you buy? Use "Everest home edition" to check

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Old 05-22-2006, 12:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
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why don't you just check in your video display??? its there where your overclocking option is

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