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kyle_L March 25, 2009 05:55 PM

waterblock temps look weird.
so the idle temp of my 4870x2 is 26-27c and 29-30c. heres were i think it gets weird, i loaded up f@H on it and its running at 99% usage on the one core. it goes to 33c and just hit 34c after 24 hours. temp is by ccc.

ChuckleBrother March 25, 2009 06:13 PM

Maybe it's just staying deliciously cool under water?

Those temps don't seem unreasonable, my 8800 Ultra would idle at about 33-37 and load at 45, so you may just be fine. Someone who has W/Ced a 4870x2 will chime in soon with more info(soon I will join the ranks!).

SugarJ March 25, 2009 09:25 PM

My 4870 would idle at 32 and load at 38 with a FC block, in the same loop as my CPU on a 240 rad. I think your rad is bigger/better than mine, so you're not out to lunch.

kyle_L March 25, 2009 09:28 PM

sounds good to me and i have it on a seprate 2x120 rad.

magictorch March 26, 2009 04:41 AM

That seems fine. I get the same sort of thing with my 4870's and the EK FC blocks. The only temps that go up are the slave readings in GPUZ-i.e the power regulators.

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