VRM temps for GTX 670?

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VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby sbohdan » Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:42 am

I just wanted to find out the VRM temps on my newly purchased MSI GTX 670 OC, so I have downloaded HWinfo but it shows no VRM temps :(
I did some search on google and I found someone asking a similar question on another forum. This was the answer he has got:
On some nVidia GPUs it seems only the driver installing process enables the GPU VRM sensors, so if you install a new driver, you might see them in HWiNFO.
Unfortunately there's no solution how to make them visible always, since nVidia won't tell how to enable them, nor doesn't leave them visible all the time.


Just checking if anybody has any other thought on this and if there is any way to enable VRM temps in the NVidia drivers, without having to reinstall drivers all the time (if the above is true). Anybody?
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Re: VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby DJ Tucker » Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:16 am

have you tried using gpu-z to view the vrm temps?
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Re: VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby InspectahACE » Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:01 am

I don't believe GPU-Z shows those readings. I'm not seeing them anyway
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Re: VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby sbohdan » Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:02 pm

DJ Tucker wrote:have you tried using gpu-z to view the vrm temps?


I did and there is nothing there either. Since the post, I did try to reinstall grtaphics drivers and it did nothing. Since I'm still convinced, that the VRM is way too hot, I searched for a cooling solution and found it. It seems the best option is to install a VRM/mosfet liquid cooler to my existing setup:

http://www.enzotechnology.com/wmst_66np.htm

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I took the exact measurements and this is what matches perfectly. It would be still nice to know what the temps are now, before I connect this to the loop :-k

It will cost me $34 + S/H and is well worth for the peace of mind :)
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Re: VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby DJ Tucker » Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:22 am

I'm pretty certain my vrms get very hot under load. the pcb right under the vrms with a temp sensors on gets to 63c so can't imagine how hot the vrms are lol
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Re: VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby sbohdan » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:36 am

DJ Tucker wrote:I'm pretty certain my vrms get very hot under load. the pcb right under the vrms with a temp sensors on gets to 63c so can't imagine how hot the vrms are lol


Mine are so hot, I can't touch them. Once I did and got burned. After I've removed the default cooler and installed the universal GPU water block, the GPU's temps never go above 40C but the VRM's temps went sky-high because the cooling fan is not moving air through the VRM's cooling fins (the default cooler had a shroud with a fan). So now I have to solve this by changing the VRM cooling fins to a VRM/Mosfet waterblock. Can't wait to have it done and THAN OC the crap out of the card :finga:
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Re: VRM temps for GTX 670?

Postby DJ Tucker » Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:19 am

keep us informed of the results :)
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