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Discussion in 'Video Cards & Monitors' started by DiGiTaL MoNkEY, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. flu!d

    flu!d Motoring and Intel forum admin

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    The heatsink is the larger surface area transferring heat to the cooler outside air, all the backing plate is going to do is trap a warm layer of air between the heat source and the cooler air thereby slowing down heat transfer.

    I'm fairly certain that's the concept behind a heat shield?
     
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  2. jinny1

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    You don't seem to understand that metal can be used both ways because it is very good at absorbing heat.



    You understand why we even use a heatsink then???.....
     
  3. leighzor

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    We're getting a bit off topic here imo!

    Hows those 780tis going in game guys, BF4 is down for maintenance atm! :(
     
  4. Drizz06

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    Just cover the back of your card in one big thermal pad and job done :D
     
  5. flu!d

    flu!d Motoring and Intel forum admin

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    I do, I don't think you're totally understanding the point I was making.

    However, we're wayyy off topic here, so lets get back on track before the people mass with their flaming torches.:thumbup:
     
  6. jinny1

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    Yes, i thought it was directly attached to the PCB.

    But now i know that there is a small air gap which would only trap heat and be bad for cooling
     
  7. jinny1

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    you asked me "How does a heat shield made out of nothing more than steel work?"...

    I dont see how that is an argument because a heatsink and heatshield are working on the same basic concept of dissipating heat from an outside source.

    Maybe you just don't understand thermo....
     
  8. SiriusDragon

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    omg it's flu!d! :shock:
     
  9. ni9ht_5ta1k3r

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    i wonder if there's news on the 800 series :p
     
  10. leighzor

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    Just ran 3dmark11 with my m-itx rig (see sig)

    Everything stock got P10861
    Graphics Score 13815
    Physics Score 6632
    Combined Score 6597
     
  11. Twizzly

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    And here we see the rare flu!id beast outside it's natural habitat of f=12...
    fascinating. :shock:
     
  12. flu!d

    flu!d Motoring and Intel forum admin

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    I understand, this just isn't the place to discuss it - Very interesting though, feel free to PM me if you want to discuss it further.:thumbup:
     
  13. Jza85

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    I too wonder...
    These chips are maxed out.
     
  14. c4dderly

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    I am considering an overclocked 780 Ti as my 680 is really struggling at 1600p... assuming maxwell would be around 30% faster would be ideal for a single gpu solution but i'd say at least a 6-7month wait for it.
     
  15. leighzor

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    How are you guys going with OCing the 780ti? Might give mine a bit of an OC tonight :thumbup:
     
  16. Aussiejuggalo

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    Anyone tried BF4 with a Ti? curious to see how it goes compared to AMD :Pirate:
     
  17. makros2k1

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    My EVGA Superclocked versions clock quite nicely, I've gone up to around 1240-1250 but haven't tried any further yet.

    One thing I've noticed with the ti's is that the clock speed seems to jump up and down a fair bit under load, even before it reaches the temp threshold, it sometimes goes all the way down to 980mhz which is the default non boost clock speed. The Regular 780 Superclocked I had before that did not do this, as long as it kept under 80c it stayed at the same clock speed when under load. I did update to a newer driver for the ti so it is possible that has something to do with it as well. The ti does heat up a lot quicker than the 780 did too.
     
  18. leighzor

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    Runs mint on ultra @ 1440p for me even at standard :D
     
  19. leighzor

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    Maybe you've got it clocked a bit high then? I thought the best way to overclock them is to try and keep the core at a stable clock and don't want any throttling around? What temp threshold have you set? weird that it would do it before temp threshold yeah :s
     
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    It does the same thing even when not overclocked and all settings stock. I've been using MSI Afterburner, I'm gonna try the EVGA tool and see how that goes.
     

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