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post #851 of 2110
What type of coolers are on the other two GPU's? If there are the stock blower types that exhaust out the back of the case I would reverse your setup to front to back airflow for all fans as well as your CPU cooler. Your current setup is not providing enough fresh air to the fans on the top GPU's. Actual pics of your rig would be helpful. biggrin.gif

Oh, and removing the PCI slot covers will allow more air to exit the case and further help with temps. thumb.gif
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k fine. i was to lazy but i guess i will loll

as requested. (i dont have my 3rd on in atm, but its the same type of cooler (non stock type)

I also have an intake in the side panel blowing in

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I see why you have your flow setup that way. Have you ever tried reversing it? Also, most people including myself get a significant drop in temps with the side panel removed. Just the way it is. biggrin.gif I'd still try removing any remaining PCI slot covers first as that can be done pretty easily. thumb.gif

EDIT: I forgot to ask what your current temps are?
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post #854 of 2110
if you can remove the plastic shrouds from the heatsinks. it might help.
try different configurations of fans...
if removing the side panel lowers temps, try reversing the direction the side fan blows. you could try positioning a fan on the back of your case blowing air into the pci slots. if you have a spare fan you could also try setting it on your PSU as shown.
or save up for two more antec kuhlers.

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I see why you have your flow setup that way. Have you ever tried reversing it? Also, most people including myself get a significant drop in temps with the side panel removed. Just the way it is. biggrin.gif I'd still try removing any remaining PCI slot covers first as that can be done pretty easily. thumb.gif
EDIT: I forgot to ask what your current temps are?

atm 60-65 folding

but my diamond card has crappy cooling. that gets to 100+ deg when folding. thats why its not installed atm
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atm 60-65 folding
but my diamond card has crappy cooling. that gets to 100+ deg when folding. thats why its not installed atm

100 degrees F or C? If the folding temps are C then that's not crazy hot but I would want them lower if it was my rig. tongue.gif
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yes in c haha
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Wow. That is terrible cooling! frown.gif
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Couldn't wait no more for the nibbler (I'll get it for my next case) and did the rear grill cut using a pair of simple aviation shears (two pairs, left and right handed). biggrin.gif
The cut went not perfect but (with the nice grill that I place afterwards) it works for me and really bother no one:

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Some other pics: smile.gif

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And I'm getting nice temps too, full stress intended, here's a shot (of this morning) with a room temp. 18-19°C:

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They're exactly the same temps as before (my best temps ever) when I had the KM2-1700 on the cooler, the Kama Flow 2 @100cfm at max speed and some less ambient too (17°C).
That means now they're even better and the system quieter. thumb.gif
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