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I'm talking temperature wise, he doesn't want to watercool which makes the 6990 one HOT and loud card. Double that in the same case and good luck. I was saying for the same approx $1500 in graphics cards the triple 580 makes more sense to me.
I get ya. I will not deny that they are pretty hot. People have these setup in 2x, 3x, 4x, setups using reference coolers and doing just fine. Really the only potential risk of doing 2 of these on air cooling is just the Mobo pcie spacing.
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I still don't understand why people become "fans" of amd/intel or ati/nvidia. I'm a fan of performance/$.
Same here, People can rant fanboy all they like

I am currently building an amd rig based around a phenom 955 BE for a friend on a budget there's nothing wrong with that but generally people who have alot of money to spend that want the best performance go intel for a reason
Edited by Chewy - 6/9/11 at 11:10am
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If you want to be really extreme go with a custom mountain mods case.
    
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post #44 of 79
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I get ya. I will not deny that they are pretty hot. People have these setup in 2x, 3x, 4x, setups using reference coolers and doing just fine. Really the only potential risk of doing 2 of these on air cooling is just the Mobo pcie spacing.

Agreed, it's not going to start a fire or anything, but if you're sitting right next to it those headphones are definitely going to come in handy
   
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post #45 of 79
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Agreed, it's not going to start a fire or anything, but if you're sitting right next to it those headphones are definitely going to come in handy
Well if it does start a fire at least he will be cozy/warm. Speaking of reference coolers. They are very very loud. So my advice much like WALSRU said either go full loop with GPU blocks or buy something with a good after market cooler.

Not that having your system sound like a jet isn't cool...
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Not that having your system sound like a jet isn't cool...
Like I have room to talk, these frakkin Excaliburs
   
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post #47 of 79
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OK OK water cooling again... but if this time water fails i will buy a refrigerator strip it to pieces and build me an effing freon loop with no clear pipes but welded copper pipes.
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OK OK water cooling again... but if this time water fails i will buy a refrigerator strip it to pieces and build me an effing freon loop with no clear pipes but welded copper pipes.
lol... well you should make a build log when you do ... talk about getting some major sponsorship
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change the v8 with a hydro h100 wc system..they look awsome!!
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ZOMG did u say Cooler Master v8?

*Pukes in mouth*
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