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Is there such thing as Liquid cooling for gpu?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by WaXT, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. WaXT

    WaXT New Member

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    my i5 took up to 50 degrees. Card took up to 7(and I already put fan speed to 100). I think it is bad. And my PC is producing too much heat (IMO) my case has 2 fans. 1 on side and one at the back.
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    My PC crashed after overclocking to the max. :banghead: and I get 70c too allot of times.
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    haha.....no. Your temps are perfectly in safe range. esp your CPU. If your GPU temps were like 88, cpu at round 70 load, then you could say they were high lol
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    sorry, that was 70 not 7 :
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    if that's not bad, then good for me! :D
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    but when I touch my card, it's so hot that I can cook on it.
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    i will watercool a 5450 thanks for the inspiration
    wolf says thanks.
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    what do you mean after overclocking to the max? lol you did take the process of upping the bus, testing it with OCCT, upping voltage if unstable, n so on right?
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    I gotta be specific from now on. I meant overclocked the core and mem clock to 960MHz and 1445MHz
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    I notice that most of the highest possible GPU speeds are achieved by extreme cooling on low end cards, you could break hwbot records man doiiii
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    Have you tried over-clocking one at a time to see which is causing the problem?

    As far as I'm aware 1445 requires heatsinks on the ram, at-least if you plan on doing it for a long time, I nearly killed me card from running it that fast with no heatsinks XD


    Also have to agree with wolf low end cards over-clock like mad, got a 100% over-clock out a 4350 once.
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    haha yea u def can't just strait up max it out. Every card is unique and can only perform at certain speeds. Ergo i can't clock my HD 5770's core at 950 without 1.25v and can't clock my core at 1050 without 1.312v.

    So your card probly crashed due to the clock speed not being stable with the supplied voltage being too low. Try a small oc, say 900/1300 and run it through atitool's artifact scanner. If nothing happens for like 30min its more than likely okay, and you can try to up the clock speed.

    For personal simplicity i usually do 10-15min of atitool scanner, then up the core by 10mhz, then another 10min of scanning, n so on till i bug out. then i reduce the clocks by 20mhz from the bug out clock and run atitool for bout 30min-hr, game some.

    1445 requires heatsinks? my cards stable at 1401mem without sinks :toast:
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    Hey... can anyone suggest me better cooling for my XFX HD4650?? it gets super hot... the card recieves cool air thru a fan from under the case(case mod).
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    Zalman vf-900 CU can be had second hand for £5 or so.

    A_Ump yeah mine ran 1445 for months with no sinks then I started getting graphics memory controller errors and blue screens :laugh:
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    what do you mean by 1445??
    im not every enlightened in GPU OC ing. the 650MHz you see below is actually the one used in ati overdrive..

    and i actually have already put on another fan with scotch tape. :p
    the fan cost 20c.

    that lowered the temps to 50Cs.
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    haha well i don't run mine 24/7 at that, only when benching usually.
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    1445 is the clock speed of the ram on my 5770.


    Also kudos on the ghetto modding :p

    Always the best way, after all generally its only the owner of a pc that sees its insides anyway! :laugh:
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    LOL. my side panel is under modding. so its been without a panel for a month now.
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    fur-mark makes the most gpus generated 1.5x the amount of heat they normally count
    78c is still pretty cool for a gpu I have ones get up to 114c :rockout:
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    My last few gpus were around 30c idle and 50c underload.

    Hell I had a 4890 that idled at 40 and only went to 60c underload D:

    Lower temps are better in every way, over-clocking head room goes up voltage requirements can sometimes go down and longevity of the part cooled goes up ^_^
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    I tried once.. I put the core clock to the stock clock when I bought it and put the mem clock to the max 1445, it really crashed. lol.. But something I still don't understand are the voltages..
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