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Originally Posted by JCPUser;13568083 
If the temps get high, you can wedge a piece of cardboard or the like in between the cards to allow for air flow to the top card. Also, I strongly recommend a side case fan blowing towards the cards. Good luck.

Thanks mate, I'll do it for sure!! by the way I already have the sidefan wink.gif !!
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Originally Posted by Rocker delMaL;13567941 
would you mind telling me what temps are you getting in both cards? idle and load please!!?




Thanks for the advice dude, I will!!


Idle:
idlex.jpg

5mins after Furmark. Ofcourse in gaming you will never see these temps.
5minsfurmark.jpg

Its about 23C in my room.
     
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Idle:
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5mins after Furmark. Ofcourse in gaming you will never see these temps.
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Its about 23C in my room.


Wow, thanks for the detailed info my friend! I think I'll be fine with the fans at 55% then!!
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I always cringe when i see 2 cards touching each other but if you do then I would recommend getting a side fan!
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Originally Posted by smorg;13573528 
I always cringe when i see 2 cards touching each other but if you do then I would recommend getting a side fan!

Thanks for the advice mate, I already have one 120mm at the side panel, maybe an upgrade wont be bad at all, or, I could get one 200mm just to be safe, I'm just worried for the card on the top since the bottom one have the fan of the bottom of the case blowing directly to it!

Actually, I have a Lian Li Lancool PC K62, sealed box laying somewhere, I'm pretty sure it could hold both cards at PCI-E 1 & 3 on it, it's just I like the Storm Sniper ... if temps get really high, I think it's gonna be time for case swap. But I think the Storm Sniper has the better airflow!
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