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#1 janouelle

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Posted 01 January 2009 - 07:55 PM

the following picture it's from my Intel desktop hardware monitor well i use Intel board and Intel CPU i have posting question about having problems with my 9800gx2 now the picture shows i think how much each one should have power well i'm not sure dat why i'm asking let's see the second clock it set to be +5 but it's bit more than that the third one is set to be +3.30 but it's lower to +3.248 the fourth and the fifth as well
well my question is do u guys think dat's a faulty power supply it dat's why im having my 9800gx2 overheat

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Posted 01 January 2009 - 09:04 PM

No, it shouldn't have anything to do with your temp. Ck airflow and the fan speed on your card (GPU-Z).

Software voltage monitors like that are usually inaccurate. If you think you are having voltage problems, a multimeter on a spare connector is the only sure way to check. Also, you need to load the system down to get voltage readouts that matter. Even a marginal PSU can look Ok at idle. Run Furmark and SuperPi at the same time and check those voltages. 12V is the voltage to be concerned about on a modern system.

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