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Fitted new Zalman VF700.

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Robert, 16 Feb 2006.

  1. Robert

    Capodecina

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    Well all went to plan. Now running at 44degc idle and 68ish load. That's down from 54/88 respectively. Hopefully my problem will have gone :p.

    Also CS:S doesn't seem to stutter as much when the physics come into play...hmm! Generally feels smoother as well.
     
    Last edited: 16 Feb 2006
  2. pieman109

    Soldato

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    Location: Ealing

    What vid card mate?
     
  3. Robert

    Capodecina

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    It's an X800XT.
     
  4. loltim

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    68°C load isn't exactly cool, though a 20°C drop is nothing to grumble about. Is your ambient temp quite high?
     
  5. Sumanji

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    Is there anyway to tell the GPU temp other than running ATiTool?

    Cheers,

    Suman
     
  6. King_Boru

    Wise Guy

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    I get about 44 - 54 load (depending if the gas fire is on or not) with my zalman, same card. Lower ambient temps probarbly.
     
  7. Robert

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    Well seeing as the Zalman is a "quiet" HSF, it ain't bad. Oh and the 88deg was where the problem stemmed from...it never used to be that high.

    Edit: Also my case fans are fairly quiet, hence temps are high than when i had my tornados in.