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    Better cooling = Better overclock?

    I'm thinking about throwing a Zalman VF900 in with my next Scan order but I was wondering, will I be able to up the overclock on my GTO² using it?

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    What does the card clock to now on stock?

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    it depends, how warm does it get now? Unless youre overclock is limited by heat, then it wont help at all

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    It hovers at around 85 degrees after ATiTool has been left giving it some for about 10 minutes. Is that especially warm or pretty normal?

    EDIT: If I push the core or memory up even the slightest the temperature starts to increase and then the system freezes - it froze at 87 degrees last time.
    Last edited by NightshadowUK; 26-04-2006 at 09:18 PM.

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    What revision gto2, early/later batch?

    The coolers on these are not the coolers you get on the xt/pe. My early gto2, flashed to 16 pipes with the stock cooler never seen over 60c @520/560, it seems rather hot

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    First batch, ordered it from OCUK (*shudders*) the week they became available.

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    Same card as mine, have you increased the fan speed with ati tool, cant remember exactly what % default was, 40/50% of fan speed

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    It's set to a constant 100%...

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