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Old 04-22-10, 07:14 PM   #64
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Default Re: GTX 480 fan is NOT LOUD! What's up with these reviewers?

Just an FYI, 5970's, 5870's and 5850's are supposed to clock up to 400MHz core when more than one monitor is connected, too. I only know this because someone on another forum has a 5850 that isn't doing this and they were getting performance issues with it clocked at 157MHz (default for single display 2D), so they had to use ATT to manually set 2D clocks to 400MHz. He didn't report any heat increase with the clock bump but he's running on water so that's a given. I think the problem may have been fixed since then.

Anyhow although this is relatively less of a clock increase when compared to GTX 4xx, it shows that the increase is necessary, unfortunately.
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