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garikfox
05-04-05, 08:48 AM
In a recent BIOS update, I noticed this in the BIOS.

Don't enable it while you have a stable system, I enabled it then played EQII like usual, After 3min. I starting getting flahing red stuff, then went into see what the temps were it had GPU-1 at 102c and other GPU was at like 88c (normally they are around 88c/83c), weird thing is Ambient on both GPU(s) was around 62c.

JRd1st
05-04-05, 09:12 AM
Is 62c idle good or bad for you?

I wish ASUS would document these things. Even on their official releases, the documentation is scanty. And half the time, they have dead links on their downloads page.

garikfox
05-04-05, 09:20 AM
Thats Ambient and normal, the Core is where im massivly bugged with 88-92c on full load of EQII.

JRd1st
05-04-05, 09:48 AM
Thats Ambient and normal, the Core is where im massivly bugged with 88-92c on full load of EQII.
I guesss I forgot how hot 6800's get. :eek:

Right now, my 6600's are idleing at 43C and I don't think they've ever gotten to 70C under any kind of full load.

Air movement in cases is a weird thing. I've had intake fans blowing right on the gfx cards make them hotter.

I have the CoolerMaster stacker case and I put 2 exhaust fans on the back of the case below the PCi slots and that made the top GPU run cooler. :wtf: (It used to run about 8C hotter than the bottom one, now they're the same)

garikfox
05-05-05, 12:52 AM
......

starfury6
05-05-05, 01:37 AM
nforcershq..... there's an echo....

I noticed a few other people on forums around the world have had the same issue with this new setting garikfox. A couple over at hardforum had the same. Wish we knew what it was supposed to do.

starfury6
05-05-05, 01:39 AM
oh and for the record my 2 6800 ultras idle at 53 and 54 with a room temp of 22C (73F)

garikfox
05-06-05, 09:15 AM
oh and for the record my 2 6800 ultras idle at 53 and 54 with a room temp of 22C (73F)

Ya I know Ultra(s) always run cooler thus the nice big cooler/price.

Zandig
05-06-05, 10:19 AM
With bios 1007 and driver 71.89 with 2 x BFG 6800 GT OC,

Idle:

CPU: 39c
System: 36c
GPU1: 60c
GPU2: 58c

garikfox
05-06-05, 12:32 PM
Seems its the eVGA's like expected.

Currently room temp 86f

BIOS 1008.001
Forceware 76.50
Idle:
GPU-1 74c
GPU-2 71c

2 intake fans, 2 exhaust fans.