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Need answers about the evga 470

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July 22, 2010 2:21:57 PM

Just got a bangin pc..built it... Knew the 470s were hot but this hot..HOLY ****. Great performance but to keep it as reasonable temps i have the fan on 86% to keep it at 75 on full load and on idle 43... Is this ok... will anything happen.

COOLERMASTER HAF 932
I7 930 WITH LIQUID COOLING
EVGA FTW 3
CORSAIR XMS DDR 3 1600
1TB HDD
2X DVD BURNERS
EVGA 470 OVERCLOCKED
ROSEWILL 1000W PSU

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a c 130 U Graphics card
July 22, 2010 3:28:48 PM

Other than your eardrums bursting? Nope.
July 26, 2010 5:09:43 AM

THANKS DUDE!.. yup feel like im living inside the airport!
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a c 153 U Graphics card
July 26, 2010 11:53:10 AM

sonicmask said:
THANKS DUDE!.. yup feel like im living inside the airport!


You don't even need the fans that high if they are really that bothersome. The card will only throttle at 105c. You have a long way to go from that. I'd try to stay between 85-92c at full load. Those cards are BUILT to run hot.

Obviously if the fan noise is no bother to you, then who cares :p 
July 26, 2010 12:55:31 PM

Yeah if you leave your fans on auto, shouldnt get much hotter then 80-90 in your case, and you won't even be able to hear it.

If you make a custom fan profile you should be bale to balance heat/noise.
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