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Ok so I asked this afew pages back, but is anyone running SLi or crossfirex on this board (not watercooled). I am a bit worried about temps using my 2 460's especially with the overclock I run. At the moment (in my current running rig) I have a single card gap between the 2 cards and temps top out at around 65-70c. I am actually thinking of swapping it with a P8z68 deluxe.. but if anyone can help convince me to keep the gene-z then please do!
 
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Originally Posted by marduke83 View Post
Ok so I asked this afew pages back, but is anyone running SLi or crossfirex on this board (not watercooled). I am a bit worried about temps using my 2 460's especially with the overclock I run. At the moment (in my current running rig) I have a single card gap between the 2 cards and temps top out at around 65-70c. I am actually thinking of swapping it with a P8z68 deluxe.. but if anyone can help convince me to keep the gene-z then please do!
65-70 are great temps for a GPU under load, especially in SLI. Is there something else you're worried about?

Now, if you haven't installed the cards on the GENE-Z yet and are worried about not having a gap between the cards, you're still likely to be just fine. The top card will probably be 5-10C hotter than the bottom, but you're still well below the 90+ danger zone for GPUs.
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The other thing that I noticed a few weeks ago when setting up my fan profiles, Q-Fan will only work with 4-pin PWM fans on the CPU headers while the Chassis headers will work with 3-pin.
That could explain it, the Noctua fan is 3 pin. Grrr...
post #1224 of 7118
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65-70 are great temps for a GPU under load, especially in SLI. Is there something else you're worried about?

Now, if you haven't installed the cards on the GENE-Z yet and are worried about not having a gap between the cards, you're still likely to be just fine. The top card will probably be 5-10C hotter than the bottom, but you're still well below the 90+ danger zone for GPUs.
I used to run to 570s with no gaps. The top card would be about 10C hotter at 85C.
I'm not sure about the 460s but if you are running them side by side now at only 65-70C, your temps are awesome. No worries there.
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Thanks, Yeah thats exactly what I was worried about, the tiny gap between the cards, As I've only done a dummy install of the cards (still waiting on some parts to arrive) on the gene-z and was very surprised at the gap (or lack of.).
May just try it out, and if I'm not happy with it then I'll swap it.
Also I'm guessing fan noise will be louder aswell due to how close the cards are?

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Originally Posted by Ovlazek View Post
I'm not sure about the 460s but if you are running them side by side now at only 65-70C, your temps are awesome. No worries there.
They aren't really side by side as they have a single card gap between them at the moment.. I guess if worst comes to worst I can always just add another fan to help out with getting cooler air into the heatsink.
Edited by marduke83 - 7/28/11 at 7:30am
 
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Thanks, Yeah thats exactly what I was worried about, the tiny gap between the cards, As I've only done a dummy install of the cards (still waiting on some parts to arrive) on the gene-z and was very surprised at the gap (or lack of.).
May just try it out, and if I'm not happy with it then I'll swap it.
Also I'm guessing fan noise will be louder aswell due to how close the cards are?

They aren't really side by side as they have a single card gap between them at the moment.. I guess if worst comes to worst I can always just add another fan to help out with getting cooler air into the heatsink.
Well put it this way... I used to have a no slot gap, just like what would be on the Gene. My temps were about 85C at load (I think I was playing Mafia II maxed out including AA at 1080p at the time) and the fans were going like nuts.

I upgraded my mobo to a triple slot spacing and my temps dropped about 12C IIRC.
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Hey I got my mobo today
One question rised about it though..
On the Gene-Z product page, it says pci-e x16 (dual x8)
If I put my graphics card to the lower one, and leaving the top slot empty, is the lower slot gonna be x8 ?
Performance difference between x16 and x8 is minor so I don't worry about that.
Figured that I would just ask since I'm wondering bout it
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I already bought a Gene Z, still on route, just wondering one thing. A friend that owns it already said that the Asus Suite is inacurate for temp reading, most of the time 10C difference with HWmonitor/Realtemp/CoreTemp. Im planning on using PWM fans to be controled by the Asus suite, but if its inaccurate i dont know..... can any owner confirm if it works accurately, if its not, ill just buy a fan controller and no pwm fans.
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Hey I got my mobo today
One question rised about it though..
On the Gene-Z product page, it says pci-e x16 (dual x8)
If I put my graphics card to the lower one, and leaving the top slot empty, is the lower slot gonna be x8 ?
Performance difference between x16 and x8 is minor so I don't worry about that.
Figured that I would just ask since I'm wondering bout it
If you put it in the lower slot with the top slot empty, it will still only run at x8. That is all that it is wired for.

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I already bought a Gene Z, still on route, just wondering one thing. A friend that owns it already said that the Asus Suite is inacurate for temp reading, most of the time 10C difference with HWmonitor/Realtemp/CoreTemp. Im planning on using PWM fans to be controled by the Asus suite, but if its inaccurate i dont know..... can any owner confirm if it works accurately, if its not, ill just buy a fan controller and no pwm fans.
I only know that through ROG Connect I was seeing temps at about 33C load but in HWMonitor I was seeing about 40C. I use a hardware fan controller just because that is how I prefer to do it.
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Performance difference between x16 and x8 is minor so I don't worry about that.
I also placed mine in the lower one for better air flow because I know the performance difference is minor. Also, current video card is temporary.
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