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Just so people don't think LA Kings Fan is just talking out of his asus, I did elect him to take over. Will be trying to get him switched this weekend.
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post #3052 of 7108
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Pics?
Still working on this, I need better lighting to get decent pics.

On a different note, I love water cooling. My HD6870x2 was hitting 80c+ under load, but now under water it doesn't even go above 40c and it's quiet again, so now I can enjoy my setup. Hopefully on Monday I will get in my parts for my HD6870 (single) and then I can push the clocks. Until then I will enjoy the quiet.
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Water cooling was fun to try, but I'll never mess with it again, I like the simplicity of air and the whirring sound of fans.
Edited by 1ceTr0n - 9/24/11 at 9:21pm
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Still working on this, I need better lighting to get decent pics.

On a different note, I love water cooling. My HD6870x2 was hitting 80c+ under load, but now under water it doesn't even go above 40c and it's quiet again, so now I can enjoy my setup. Hopefully on Monday I will get in my parts for my HD6870 (single) and then I can push the clocks. Until then I will enjoy the quiet.
Is there a full cover block for that card or are you using two universals or something?
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I am using two MCW82's and sinks on the memory and Lucid chip. I thought I would also need a fan blowing across it, but I don't. I just finished playing BF2142 for about an hour and it never went over 40c.

I do have a weird problem where the GPU's do not max out while doing Vantage runs, so I am not sure what's up with that. They were previously, but right now they are not. It may be do to me running three monitors, as before I was just running one for testing purposes. I will mess around with it tomorrow. I am surprised this card is not more popular since you can CF it with another HD6870 or HD6870x2 and beat the HD6990 for less money.
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I am using two MCW82's and sinks on the memory and Lucid chip. I thought I would also need a fan blowing across it, but I don't. I just finished playing BF2142 for about an hour and it never went over 40c.

I do have a weird problem where the GPU's do not max out while doing Vantage runs, so I am not sure what's up with that. They were previously, but right now they are not. It may be do to me running three monitors, as before I was just running one for testing purposes. I will mess around with it tomorrow. I am surprised this card is not more popular since you can CF it with another HD6870 or HD6870x2 and beat the HD6990 for less money.
I just checked into it, but I don't know if I can justify $460+ for crossfired $170 cards. If it was more around the $350-$380 point, it would be awesome for me.
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Can i be moved from ordered to a real owner now? I put up pics a few pages back xD
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got mine today and installed it. Amazing looking board. The OC stuff is great. The BIOS gives me 4.2 or 4.6 for easy options, when I did the tools settings within Windows on the fast OC it gave me a 4.3Ghz.. haven't tried extreme yet.
    
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I just have to say, I love ROG connect!!! I use the Asus board strictly for folding in Linux so there aren't very many ways to monitor the system internals. With ROG connect though I can view voltages temps speeds and change everything I need to from my main desktop via USB cable. Super handy and you can make the changes real time without needing to reboot.


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First post from new rig!

Built it on wendsday, haven't had any time to oc it yet. Here's some pictures as promised.







I'm terrible at cablemanagement

Also, the fans are spinning
    
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