Originally Posted by brunner
Firstly, I think an OC'd 5870 is hardly different from a regular 5870. You might as well drop it back to stock to keep the fan noise down. I've OCed mine 5870s to 970/1300 and results were almost exactly the same as 850/1200.
Mine is water cooled so theres no fan noise and it never break 36c loaded. Thats at 1Ghz core.