Re: Undervolting GTX280 - The Way To Be Cool!
Man I dont get all this noise/heat crap that people are talking about and I am running 691/1404/1250 (lame shader clock artifacts at 1435 so I backed it way off) with no fan mods etc.. I use Rivatuner and fan is auto in drivers and Rivatuner.
This card is not loud (for me) and only went above 80c when I used that furmark program. Even in Crysis with max settings and 16xaa it never gets above 75c. My ambient is around 72-75c and the card idles around 43-46 in low power 2d mode. I have an antec full tower case with a zalman 9700. Two normal sized case fans pull in the front and two blow out the back. Nothing too fancy here. Maybe I got lucky with this card.
My 8800 GTX Oc edition was louder and hotter.
Intel i7 2600k @ 4.8ghz 1.35v, 1.40v full load
Cooler Master Hyper 212
Gigabyte 580 @945/2232
4 Gigs Ripjaw @ 1600
Antec (a good one) 650w
A Partridge in a pear tree.