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Question 1: ASUS 890FX Mobo wont have enough fan pins, i need 2x adapters making 1x slot power 2x fans, need suggestions on which to use
Question 2: I am overclocking the Phenom II 965 BE i get to 4.X and will be using 750W Antec PSU. Will this power non overclocked GPU/s *(2x6970s or single 6990)* and my CPU and maybe my Kingston HyperX DDR3 4GB 1600 sticks

Because as much as I want to run dual 6990s later, i dont think it will be wise to have x4 965 w/ dual 6990s so I will just dual godlyness later in life when i sell a kidney to rock the hopefully amazing 16core Bulldozer or Komodo w/e one will have 16core as I will need something AMDmazing to get the use outta $1200-1400 worth of GPU power *(6144 SPUs/384 Texture Units/256 Z/Stencil ROPs/128 Color ROPs)* and I will not get Intel, so its AMD or nothing, if i have to live with just a bit under top rather then top, so be it, bye goes my rubbing 2 6990s in the face of those with 6950s/6970s Xfired or single 6990

CASE
NZXT M59 w/ 5x 140mm Fans *(2x above blowing down\\\\2xSides blowing out)* stock in back on w/e its stock.

GPUs
Either XFX/HIS/Sapphire/Diamond Media 6990
--OR--
2x Sapphire 6970s
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1TB Samsung F3 7200RPM OEM-Sony Windows 7 64Bit Home Acer 21.5'' 1080p 
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750w is plenty for 2x6970's or a 6990.And the best I can figure you need a $2 fan splitter,or make your own.Or you can get a fan controller,or you can power them with a molex connector.
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Thanks, also, what kind of numbers you think I can push overclocking this Mobo/CPU/Ram setup

Mobo: ASUS 890FX
CPU: Phenom II x4 965 BE
RAM: 8GB(2x4GB) Kingston HyperX 1600 DDR3 *(Clocked down to 1333 as the ASUS 890 doesnt support it according to tech specs. But w/e I hear AMDs like lower CAS then higher Freqs. . but I am a novice Overclocker as I didnt own what I played on before.
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i had an nzxt gamma (more or less the same as the m59 inside) and it can accommodate the 6970. though im not sure if the second card would fit in. the first pci-e slot was exactly placed beside the 3.5" bay facing the front of the case meaning there is more room compared to the ones facing the side panel.

for your 965be, im also using one and i just OCed it to 3.8ghz , cou-nb at 2.4ghz while at the same time undervolting it to 1.28v vcore and 1.15v cpu-nb.

im already very satisfied since it is more than what it need (gaming, browing, watching movies..)

hope this helps
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Originally Posted by sabawballs View Post
i had an nzxt gamma (more or less the same as the m59 inside) and it can accommodate the 6970. though im not sure if the second card would fit in. the first pci-e slot was exactly placed beside the 3.5" bay facing the front of the case meaning there is more room compared to the ones facing the side panel.

for your 965be, im also using one and i just OCed it to 3.8ghz , cou-nb at 2.4ghz while at the same time undervolting it to 1.28v vcore and 1.15v cpu-nb.

im already very satisfied since it is more than what it need (gaming, browing, watching movies..)

hope this helps
I'm using a 955 and have it at 4GHz stable, I'm sure the 965 can reach similar speeds.
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^ yes im sure it could. i already did a stable overclock upto 4.2ghz but the voltage isn't justifiable. lol! at 1.28vcore, i cant complain to it anymore with a speed of 3.8ghz plus CnQ on
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