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The 9800GX2's do run hot I use to use two folding. To keep them cool I had to have the fans at 100% and do this.

[IMG]2x209800gx220folding20a.jpg

I now have two GTX 460's and a GTX 480 in the folding machine and no fans are required ontop of the cards to keep them cool.

[IMG]internal2gtx460x2gtx480.jpg

Still have a lot of fond memories of my two 9800GX2's unluckly I damaged one putting the case back on it. The other still works and is sitting is its box. Great cards but you need a smal power station to run them and air conditioning to keep them cool.
Edited by just4funuk - 5/2/11 at 9:52am
    
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The 9800GX2's do run hot I use to use two folding. To keep them cool I had to have the fans at 100% and do this.

attachment.php?attachmentid=431&d=1292362874&thumb=1.
The URL you posted is pointing to an attachment that can only be accessed by people who are logged into gnd-tech. In other words, all I see is the period.

For anyone who's wondering what I'm talking about: http://www.gnd-tech.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=431&d=1292362874&thumb=1
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I will fix that now.

Hopefully you can now see the images smile.gif
Edited by just4funuk - 5/2/11 at 9:53am
    
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Those are the same chips really. If you game at 1080p get GTS 250 1G's, otherwise overclocking them will give you around the same performance.
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Quote:
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Those are the same chips really. If you game at 1080p get GTS 250 1G's, otherwise overclocking them will give you around the same performance.
Are you thinking of the 9800 GTX+?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by just4funuk;13353231 
The 9800GX2's do run hot I use to use two folding. To keep them cool I had to have the fans at 100% and do this.

attachment.php?attachmentid=431&d=1292362874&thumb=1.

I now have two GTX 460's and a GTX 480 in the folding machine and no fans are required ontop of the cards to keep them cool.

attachment.php?attachmentid=434&d=1292615857&thumb=1

Still have a lot of fond memories of my two 9800GX2's unluckly I damaged one putting the case back on it. The other still works and is sitting is its box. Great cards but you need a smal power station to run them and air conditioning to keep them cool.

Quad SLI, that would have been nice for a while, sounds not good about damaging one of them, & having the cover on my GX2 for to long is what i believe cooked it at one stage.
Edited by KEX - 5/2/11 at 10:50am
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;13353325 
Are you thinking of the 9800 GTX+?

Oh no, I actually meant that they all consist out of the full G92(b) chip.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66;13353226 
actually the 9800GX2 is 2 underclocked 8800 GTS 512's G92 .REV the GX2 has 256 shader cores 128 each GPU

Yup, realized this after I posted. Went back to edit my post and got server errors! biggrin.gif

Thanks for clarifying that though! ^^
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