Crossfire 6950 throttles up for no reason Tags: Graphics Cards Crossfire Graphics Last response: November 25, 2012 12:37 PM in Graphics & Displays Share donohue100 November 24, 2012 3:32:08 PM Both graphics cards throttle up and reach crazy temps when they should be on idle. Any ideas? More about : crossfire 6950 throttles reason Quaddro a b U Graphics card November 24, 2012 4:56:31 PM the reason is because they reach crazy temps so the amd driver throttles in order to prevent damage.. check the fan, is it spinning..? and also make sure that your card is dust free.. if your problem persist, then re apply our gpu thermalpaste.. my question, what is your psu..? donohue100 November 25, 2012 4:42:24 AM cards are clean and new both with spinning fans. Dont recall name of PSU buts its above whats needed. Related resources AMD FX 6300 throttling for unknown reason - Forum PC Starts up twice for some odd reason? - Forum Crossfire/SLI Throttling Question - Forum Any reason to step up from a 3770k? - Forum Saphire hd6950 dual crossfire good for gaming? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Quaddro a b U Graphics card November 25, 2012 4:53:42 AM How do you now that your psu is suffice for your system needs, if you don't know the name, brand and wattage label..? Overheated graphics card can caused by bad quality output and insufficient psu... donohue100 November 25, 2012 12:36:24 PM coolmaster 900 donohue100 November 25, 2012 12:37:34 PM problem was a virus that was throttling my CPU to 100 and both graphics cards to 100 while throttling down the fans. Aint had a virus in years but what a bitch of a virus. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMSI GTX 560 Ti 448 core throttling for some reason? Forum Solvedupgrade card or crossfire? 6950 2gb Forum SolvedUpgrading HD6950, €500 to €700 budget. 290X, 780Ti or Crossfire Forum SolvedCrossfire HD6950's poor performance Forum SolvedMy ssd is filling up for no reason. Forum Solvedi5 3570 3.4ghz (locked edition) Bottlenecking HD 6950 Crossfire? Forum Solved6950 crossfire heat Forum Solved6950 2gb crossfire Forum SolvedHD6950 Crossfire Lag issue Forum Nvidia 735M throttling without reason Forum SolvedRadeon 6950 Crossfire; second card not detected when idle? Forum SolvedDeciding on a R9-295X or SLI 780ti's or 2 R9-290x crossfire set up Forum XFX HD 6950 2GB Crossfire Have low performance? Forum Windows freese with crossfire x 6950/6970 Forum For some reason r9 290 crossfire is underperforming. Please help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !